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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • Thanksgiving shopping not a cause for protest [Letter]

    Thanksgiving shopping not a cause for protest [Letter]
    I mean no disrespect, but I expected better from Susan Reimer than her recent column on Thanksgiving shopping ("Thanks for not shopping," Nov. 25). Having read her previous columns, I felt she was of reasonable mind. She has since convinced me otherwise....
  • 'Black Friday' on Thanksgiving a hit in Harford

    'Black Friday' on Thanksgiving a hit in Harford
    Cathi Mielke, a committed Black Friday shopper, got a slightly earlier start this year than in prior years. "I like Black Friday shopping," the Carroll County resident said as she was leaving Best Buy in Bel Air Thursday night. "This is the first time I'...
  • Shopping season hits Harford [editorial]

    Calling the day after Thanksgiving Black Friday, at least according to one explanation, came into being as a business term. Its location on the calendar, coupled with it being a perfect day for people with the day off to do a little shopping, made it...
  • Scary Mommy easing mothers' fears for Thanksgiving

    Scary Mommy easing mothers' fears for Thanksgiving
    The confessions from moms on the Scary Mommy blog are often funny: the spoon kept in the glovebox for eating Ben & Jerry's in the store parking lot, letting ketchup count as a "vegetable," going to the gym to read magazines instead of work out. But as...
  • Clarksville tradition takes students to Philly for Thanksgiving

    Clarksville tradition takes students to Philly for Thanksgiving
    For 94 years, the streets of Philadelphia have been home to the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country, complete with marching bands, floats, balloons and visit from Santa Claus. And for the last 12 years, the Clarksville Elementary School chorus has...
  • Cyber Monday, while less significant, could account for $2 billion in sales

    Cyber Monday, while less significant, could account for $2 billion in sales
    Consumers went in search of cyber deals Monday amid a barrage of emails and Web offers from retailers. But Cyber Monday may be losing its significance as the biggest online day of the season, thanks to this year's earlier and more diluted kickoff to...
  • Muse, Tauber lead all turkeys to finish line in Bel Air

    Tyler Muse and Elizabeth Tauber each set a swift pace in the 18th annual Turkey Trot 5K in Bel Air on Thanksgiving, stretching out a densely packed field of record size. Muse finished almost a quarter-mile ahead of the closest of 1,546 other runners...
  • Thanksgiving holiday is one filled with traditions [Column]

    How was your Thanksgiving? Mine was great, thanks! Well, to tell the truth, it was just okay. No, it was tolerable. Yes, that's the word, tolerable. And totally predictable. One day, I'm going to have the Thanksgiving nervous breakdown I've surely earned...
  • Health exchange director resigns

    The director of Maryland's health insurance exchange resigned Friday amid ongoing technical problems and questions about a Caribbean vacation she took while the online marketplace faltered. Rebecca Pearce, hired two years ago to build a $107 million...
  • 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 Р6 p.m. on Thanksgiving РToys 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...
  • Walmart will kick off Black Friday at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving

    Walmart will kick off Black Friday at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving
    Walmart is planning its earliest ever Black Friday doorbuster sale – starting at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving. That’s when shoppers who get a spot in a designated line in the store will be guaranteed the chance to buy certain sale items for one...
  • Maryland health exchange director resigns after questions about vacation

    Maryland health exchange director resigns after questions about vacation
    The director of Maryland's troubled health insurance exchange resigned Friday amid ongoing technical problems and questions about a Caribbean vacation she took while the online marketplace faltered. Rebecca Pearce, hired two years ago to build a $107...