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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lessons the American Girl store can teach Silicon Valley

    Lessons the American Girl store can teach Silicon Valley
    PALO ALTO -- Starting about 7 a.m. Saturday in a corner of the Stanford Shopping Center, hundreds of girls under the age of 11 will begin lining up for an event that many of them have been dreaming about for years now: the grand opening of an American...
  • Rubber duck, game of chess enter U.S. Toy Hall of Fame

    Rubber duck, game of chess enter U.S. Toy Hall of Fame
    The rubber duck and chess were selected for the U.S. National Toy Hall of Fame on Thursday. They were chosen from among 12 finalists including bubbles, Clue, Fisher-Price Little People, little green army men, Magic 8 Ball, My Little Pony, Nerf toys, Pac-...
  • Black Friday 2013: 7 things you should definitely be buying

    Black Friday 2013: 7 things you should definitely be buying
    It’s as much a part of Thanksgiving tradition as watching football and skipping the cranberry sauce: that moment when you pull back from the table, turn on the news and laugh at people huddled outside stores under blankets, waiting for Black Friday ...
  • Cops: Woman stole sex toy, asked about job

    Cops: Woman stole sex toy, asked about job
    If you want to land a job, don't toy with this search method. A woman is accused of going into an adult products store and swiping a sex toy by hiding it in her pants -- then inquiring about a job, according to Crestview cops, reports the Northwest...