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  • Korky Vann: Connecticut Offers Off-Price Shopping Opportunities

    I come by this job honestly. As far back as I can remember, saving money and stretching the budget was a priority. My thrifty-gened parents rarely bought anything that wasn't on sale — and they taught us that scoring deals was a competitive sport....
  • Woman rescued from Wichita trash truck

    Woman rescued from Wichita trash truck
    Emergency crews are called in to rescue a woman who was trapped in a garbage truck.  We're told the woman was looking for valuables inside a dumpster behind the Big Lots near Harry and Oliver around 4:30 Thursday morning.  - See Pictures from the Scene...
  • UPDATE: Fire under control at Campbell County nail salon

    UPDATE: Fire under control at Campbell County nail salon
    A fire at a Campbell County nail salon is now under control. The fire started around 3 p.m. in the ceiling of Nail Time. The business is at the intersection of Beechwood Drive and Timberlake Road in Campbell County. The fire was hard to get to...
  • Black Friday Shopping Totals Hit New Record

    Black Friday Shopping Totals Hit New Record
    NEW YORK -- Apparently, full stomachs after Thanksgiving dinners get people in the mood for some real shopping. Customers flocked in to early store openings on Thanksgiving day to scoop up "doorbuster" deals. A record 247 million shoppers visited stores...
  • Major Retail Store Openings for Black Friday 2012

    Here's a quick list of major retail stores opening for Black Friday shopping madness: Thursday Nov. 22, 2012: *Big Lots: Open between 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. *Kmart: Opens 8 p.m. *Shopko: Opens at 9 p.m. *Sears: Opens at 8 p.m. *Target: Opens at 9 p.m. &#...
  • Broken elbow and cupcakes

    My oldest granddaughter, the middle child, has always shown attributes that are unique. She is somewhat fearless, very self-confident, and advanced in her thinking, (7 going on 14).  Several years ago she decided to become a gymnast, and her enthusiasm...
  • Peninsula Foodbank seeks holiday donations

    Peninsula Foodbank seeks holiday donations
    At its turkey giveaway on Wednesday, the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula gave out 1,100 birds but couldn't meet the needs of its more than 200 member agencies. This time last year it had 1,400 turkeys to give away. "We didn't have even a fraction...
  • Poor economy? Yep, but red kettles set record for Salvation Army

     
    Salvation Army: The Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign raised a record in 2011 -- $147.6 million....
  • Three local schools compete for technology dollars from Big Lots

     
    With school budgets so financially strapped, it apparently has come to this. In the hopes of getting $20,000 to buy technology, three local schools are among several hundred nationwide that have submitted video pleas to Big Lots for cash. The Lots2Give...
  • Retail roundup: Barbie's Ken makes a comeback, 2010 apparel sales, Big Lots, chain-store sales, Valentine's Day

     
    --Ken Carson, perhaps better known as Barbie's arm candy, is getting his moment in the spotlight with a new reality TV series and an updated look. It's all part of a strategy by Barbie maker Mattel Inc. to grow sales......
  • Fight with a box cutter, and more

     
    The following incidents were taken from Bolingbrook police reports on March 16. Assault A 39-year-old Hammond, Ind. man was charged with aggravated assault and unlawful …...
  • Goodwill store set to open next week in Bolingbrook

     
    A Goodwill store and donation center is scheduled to open Dec. 17 in Bolingbrook. Store spokeswoman Cheryl Lightholder said the store's first few opening days …...