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  • Education briefs

    Toys for Tots collection at community college The Anne Arundel Community College Department of Public Safety is a drop-off site for the Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots collection program through Wednesday, Dec. 18. Take new, unwrapped toys from 8 a....
  • Retailers extending Black Friday deals amid lukewarm demand

    Retailers extending Black Friday deals amid lukewarm demand
    With holiday spending on clothes and toys off to a chilly start, worried retailers are plying shoppers with an early gift: Black Friday-style bargains extended into the first weeks of December. Merchants get nervous each year during the dreaded early-...
  • Troubled by toy guns

    Troubled by toy guns
    For weeks now, my 12-year-old son has been working on his Christmas wish list. The kid who seems never to be able to find information on the Internet when he’s writing a school report can suddenly find all kinds of details about cellphones and...
  • Hot toys for Christmas and Hanukkah

    Hot toys for Christmas and Hanukkah
    Consider the holiday retail race to be in full swing, as both Wal-Mart and Toys R Us moved to stake a claim in the competitive toy market back in September by releasing lists of top toys for Christmas and Hanukkah. Discount behemoth Wal-Mart, which says...
  • Snap Judgment: 'AHS: Coven' Ep. 4, 'Fearful Pranks Ensue'

    Snap Judgment: 'AHS: Coven' Ep. 4, 'Fearful Pranks Ensue'
    We got a witch war, people! And Marie Laveau is raising a zombie army to fight it in "Fearful Pranks Ensue," the fourth episode of "American Horror Story: Coven." Spoilers: Stop reading if you are not caught up. Marie's none-too-pleased with Fiona...
  • Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint: Groupie Doll a repeat winner

    Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint: Groupie Doll a repeat winner
    A favorite won the second Breeders' Cup race in a row as Groupie Doll was a repeat winner of the $1-million Filly and Mare Sprint on Saturday at Santa Anita. The 5-year-old mare took the lead on the far turn, extended it to two lengths entering the...
  • Toys R Us to open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving

    Toys R Us to open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving
    Less than a day after Walmart announced its earliest ever Black Friday doorbuster – 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving – Toys R Us said it will open at 5 p.m. on Turkey Day. The toy chain said its doorbuster sale will feature more than 300 deals...
  • Empty Stocking Fund helps Harford's less fortunate during holidays

    In it's 24th year, the Empty Stocking Fund is once again planning to help hundreds of less fortunate Harford County residents during the Christmas Season. The Empty Stocking Fund is a nonprofit 501c-3 organization founded in 1990 to help needy residents...
  • Video: Glendale Galleria retailers get an early start on the holidays

    Video: Glendale Galleria retailers get an early start on the holidays
    From talking dolls to flying drones, retailers at the Glendale Galleria are gearing up for the 2013 holiday season with high-tech items, including new gaming consoles for the first time in several years. The new consoles — the Xbox One and...
  • Empty Stocking Fund receives more donations but needs even more

    More donations have been received this week by the Empty Stocking as the Harford County based charity works toward its 2013 fundraising goals. The fund raising goal for 2013 is $80,000. As of Thursday, the fund has received $21,740 in monetary donations....
  • Parents, 7 kids go on Boca shoplifting spree, authorities say

    Parents, 7 kids go on Boca shoplifting spree, authorities say
    Imagine a mother and father, using their seven kids to help them commit a crime. Sheriff's officials say that's what happened at a Toys "R" Us in suburban Boca Raton at 20429  State Road 7 last month. Surveillance cameras were rolling when a family of...