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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Black Friday keeps growing: Target, Toys R Us to open on Thanksgiving

    Black Friday keeps growing: Target, Toys R Us to open on Thanksgiving
    At this rate, shoppers hoping to get in on "Black Friday" deals will have to eat their turkey for lunch, as both Target and Toys R Us announced plans to open Thanksgiving evening. In its earliest opening ever, Target said it will welcome bargain hunters...
  • More anxious retailers will open earlier on Thanksgiving

    More anxious retailers will open earlier on Thanksgiving
    The annual retail arms race is invading Thanksgiving with a vengeance. Instead of a Norman Rockwell tableau of family gathered round the turkey, a more fitting image this year might be Americans rushing out to bag bargains. On Monday, Wal-Mart, Target...
  • Day Trip

    Ocean City Winterfest of Lights Sure, you've been to Ocean City. But have you been in the winter? Enjoy the offseason with one last beach trip before next summer. Head to Ocean City for the inaugural weekend of the 21st annual Winterfest of Lights....
  • Martin Scorsese's 'Wolf of Wall Street' Dated for Christmas Day

    After weeks of speculation, Paramount has moved Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" from Nov. 15 for a nationwide release on Dec. 25. The news was made official Tuesday afternoon when the studio's distribution division sent out an announcement....
  • Can you believe this happened 30 years ago?

    Can you believe this happened 30 years ago?
    Time sure does fly. As the holiday season quickly approaches, holiday traditions will soon resurface for another year. One staple for many people during the holidays is watching their favorite movies with their family. Films like 'Miracle on 34th...
  • Wal-Mart starts offering online holiday deals -- a month early

    Wal-Mart starts offering online holiday deals -- a month early
    Most Halloween candy is still sitting uneaten in pillowcases, but retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are already kicking off their Christmas promotions in hopes of surviving harsh holiday conditions this year. Bargain basement deals normally...
  • Gift pick No. 2: Regina Vorgang rugs and tapestries

    They do call it a "wish list," after all. We recently found Regina Vorgang's rugs and tapestries, all woven by hand on her loom in Camarillo, in the Ova Arts gallery in Ojai. Although the prices are far higher than your typical gift, when putting together...
  • McCardell In Broadcastland; A Great Worrier On The Job

    McCardell In Broadcastland; A Great Worrier On The Job
    (Originally published January 25, 1944) Lee McCardell, who is now in Italy covering war activities in that theater for the Sunpapers, is not only an able reporter and writer – he is also one of the world’s greatest worriers. McCardell...
  • Jennifer Hudson Turns Tragedy to Philanthrophy

    In October 2008, the unthinkable happened to Jennifer Hudson and her family. Her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew, Julian King, were slain, and the tragedy made national headlines for months. With such devastation, it would be understandable for...
  • 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....
  • Review: 'Best Man Holiday' a raucous yet thoughtful reunion

    "The Best Man Holiday" is a reunion story, a reconciliation story, a get-down-on-your-knees-and-pray story, a circle-of-life story. But above all it is filmmaker Malcolm D. Lee's dissertation on the current state of the black experience as upscale,...