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Black Friday (shopping)

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  • Mayo: Thanksgiving wish -- Count blessings, not retail savings

      I hate Black Friday, and the way it has swallowed Thanksgiving Day. Needless to say, I didn't go shopping yesterday. Here's my Thursday print column, for your leftover consumption. Gobble-gobble. Things I'm grateful for, 2013 edition: I'm thankful...
  • Pizza Hut offers to rehire manager who refused to open Thanksgiving

    A store manager of a Pizza Hut franchise in Indiana is mulling over a rehire offer from the worldwide pizza chain after he was fired for refusing to open the restaurant on Thanksgiving Day. Pizza Hut's corporate office said in a statement it was "very...
  • Report: Celebrate Black Friday with Jimmy Fallon, Carrie Underwood and Rashida Jones

    Report: Celebrate Black Friday with Jimmy Fallon, Carrie Underwood and Rashida Jones
    Jimmy Fallon and guests Rashida Jones and Carrie Underwood had some fun with Black Friday and Thanksgiving singing a medley of tunes that parody popular hits on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallom." The Black Friday bit comes about 3:15 into the bit. Click here...
  • Towson Walmart protests go forward

    Towson Walmart protests go forward
    A labor protest outside the Walmart in Towson went forward peacefully Friday, despite a court order that barred demonstrators from trespassing on the retail giant's properties in Maryland. The two-hour demonstration, which drew about 60 people, was one...
  • Shoppers come out for calmer Black Friday

    Shoppers come out for calmer Black Friday
    Opposed to shopping on Thanksgiving Day, Betty Allen of West Friendship waited until midnight to head to Walmart in Ellicott City for $2 DVDs and then shopped through the night without crowds to buy boots and clothing for her four children with stops at...
  • Burbank Unified hires technology consultant

    The Burbank Unified School District plans to hire a consultant who will work to further implement its technological infrastructure. Jon Largent of ICS Service Co. will be paid $100,000 in Measure S bond funds through November 2014 to help Burbank Unified...
  • Black Friday proper sees smaller crowds this year

    Black Friday proper sees smaller crowds this year
    When Nordstrom in Thousand Oaks opened its doors Friday at 8 a.m., Chuck Pierson had been awake for more than two hours after being dragged "kicking and groggily screaming" on his wife's quest to find perfect shoes. The only fate that could be worse?...
  • No taste for chestnuts? Here are 5 holiday-free alternatives

    No taste for chestnuts? Here are 5 holiday-free alternatives
    The earlier they trot out the decorations, the more quickly arrives the seasonal fatigue. So if you would rather choke on an undigested bit of beef than pay dearly for Ebenezer Scrooge, if you secretly hope the "Christmas Schooner" will never leave...
  • Free Crock Pots, small electrics at Kohl 8 p.m. Thanksgiving sale

    Free Crock Pots, small electrics at Kohl 8 p.m. Thanksgiving sale
    Make a mad grab for free kitchen electrics at the Kohl's 8 p.m. Thanksgiving sale in stores. The appliances usually cost $39.99 each. Among the 500 early doorbusters are Crock Pots, waffle and panini makers and griddles on sale for $19.99 with $12...
  • Gobbling up holiday bargains on Thanksgiving

    Bargain-hungry shoppers may have to eat a turkey sandwich in line while waiting to score hot deals on Thanksgiving day. Sawgrass Mills, BrandsMart U.S.A. and Walmart announced Tuesday that their stores will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, continuing...
  • Hansen: Newcomer revives the spirit

    It's a chore, Christmas. There are Christmas in April charities. Christmas in July celebrations. A Thanksgiving Christmas. Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Bah, bah, bah. Is there a real Christmas anymore? Beleaguered by the onslaught, I found myself not...