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  • Recall roundup: This week’s consumer product recalls

     
    Here’s this week’s roundup of recalls announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. (For the latest on the massive egg recall, click here.) Folding wooden chairs About 7,000 folding wooden chairs imported by Fred Meyer Inc. are being recalled...
  • Wal-Mart announces free shipping for the holidays, putting pressure on competitors

     
    Wal-Mart is upping the ante on the holidays. The world's largest retailer announced Thursday that it is offering free shipping on about 60,000 holiday items with no minimum purchase amount or subscription fees now through Dec. 20. The free shipping......
  • Amazon.com says it will match Wal-Mart's free shipping offer

     
    Amazon.com says it isn't going to be one-upped in the holiday retail war. After Wal-Mart, the nation's largest retailer, said in a surprise announcement Thursday that it would offer free shipping with no minimum purchase or subscription fee for the......
  • Retail roundup: Black Friday, Groupon, iPad, Gap and more

     
    -- Ready or not, the biggest shopping day of the year is almost upon us. Millions of Americans plan to shop on the day after Thanksgiving, better known as Black Friday. According to a survey by the National Retail Federation,......
  • Giving "Shoeless Joe" and the Black Sox another chance

     
    On the agenda for the recent two-week pilgrimage I made to Las Vegas was a totally wholesome event in which I participated along with a buddy who also committed journalism here at the Sun and now works at USA......
  • MLB to celebrate 'Ball Game' with special on ESPN

     
    Loyal readers know about my fascination with the song "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," whose 100th anniversary I celebrated with a long feature over the winter that I can't figure out how to link to from here. Thus......
  • Weekend Athlete: Decathlon Quiz

     
    A reader once asked me if I considered anyone who owns a bike a Weekend Athlete. Answer: No, but it helps. So in the spirit of the U.S. Olympic team trials that recently wrapped up, I present you ???Am I......
  • 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game,' a bargain at 42 cents!

     
    The "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" stamp in honor of the song's 100th anniversary was issued a couple of weeks back. The WatchDog family bought some Monday. You should buy some, too. Here is the link. (We're off......
  • Toy safety deal at hand

     
    by Jim Tankersley Congressional negotiators have reached a deal on what supporters are calling the most far-reaching set of product-safety reforms in decades. The agreement, announced this afternoon by a congressional conference committee, sets the...
  • Bill aims to ban toy-like lighters

     
    A display of novelty lighters sits on the counter at a Skokie, Ill. Marathon gas station, which sells lighters that have lights on them along with other toy-like designs, July 17, 2007. (Chicago Tribune Photo By David Trotman-Wilkins) by......
  • New Gift Idea: Car of the Month

     
    If you can send a different jar of jelly, box of fruit, or six-pack of beer to a friend or relative each month for a year, why not a car? Automotive journalist Bob Kocher formed the Toy Car Club to......