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  • With the holiday shopping race on, consumer group warns of potentially hazardous toys

     
    Dangerous or toxic toys still can be found on store shelves, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group warned Tuesday in its annual "Trouble in Toyland" report. The report says researchers visited national toy stores, malls and dollar stores over the......
  • 'Super Saturday' brings crowds, deals for last-minute shoppers

    'Super Saturday' brings crowds, deals for last-minute shoppers
    The parking lot was crowded. Streams of shoppers flowed around the Santa’s House erected in the middle of the center. Shoppers laden with bags jostled each other in long lines stretching from cashiers. It’s "Super Saturday" at the Grove...
  • Old favorites are back on toy shelves for Christmas [Commentary]

    Old favorites are back on toy shelves for Christmas [Commentary]
    There is nothing like grandparenthood to send you back where you hoped never to go again — toy stores at Christmas. Keeping track of the season's must-haves for children was always fraught. Do you remember standing in line for a Cabbage Patch...
  • Furby, Barbie and other old-school toys a hit for holidays

    Furby, Barbie and other old-school toys a hit for holidays
    Straight from the '90s, Furby is back on store shelves this holiday season, along with classic toys that never left: Barbie, Hot Wheels and Elmo, to name a few. But more than ever, tech-related playthings are elbowing their way onto the traditional...
  • Disney donates 36,000 toys before Christmas in Central Florida

    Disney donates 36,000 toys before Christmas in Central Florida
    Continuing a partnership that dates back to 1947, Disney gave 36,000 toys to Toys for Tots and other Central Florida organizations this holiday season. The Walt Disney World Resort's donations included new toys, games, books and plush dolls to the U.S....
  • Feeling the holiday spirit at Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station toy drive

    Feeling the holiday spirit at Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station toy drive
    Six-year-old Camilla Lopez timidly walked along a table topped with dozens of dolls — soon one would be hers if she could just find the right one. She finally settled on a girly doll resembling a baby and gently placed it in a black plastic bag....
  • Review: Six cool Lego play sets for any time of year

    GamerHub.tv One never grows too old for Lego toys. That adage has proved true with the Lego video games from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games as well. Parents play with "Lego Marvel Super Heroes" on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 alongside...
  • With Deep Discounts, Retailers Stretch An OK Christmas Season

    With Deep Discounts, Retailers Stretch An OK Christmas Season
    The doors were open well before 9 a.m. Thursday at Spruce Home & Garden in West Hartford Center, literally wide open to the street, the way manager Mary Goodwin likes it. And markdowns were plentiful. As light snow trickled, customers were slow to arrive...
  • Stephen Hill's YouTube debate query put focus on gays in military

    Stephen Hill's YouTube debate query put focus on gays in military
    An American soldier sits alone in a wooden box in the desert, trying to erase himself. Off comes the Velcro patch that says CAPTAIN. Off comes the name tag that says HILL. He positions the camera so it will show nothing to betray his identity: just a...
  • Crib toys, day care items can harbor strep bacteria for months

    Crib toys, day care items can harbor strep bacteria for months
    That Christmas crib toy you got junior? It might be just the thing to give him strep throat, according to a new study. The bacteria that cause strep throat may linger far longer on inanimate objects than previous lab tests suggested, according to...
  • Holiday gift guide: ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Sherlock’ and more

     
    Stressing out about a last-minute gift idea for the Trekkie, Time Lord or Jedi Padawan in your life? Look no […]...