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  • Burbank woman wages fight against alleged identity thief

    Burbank woman wages fight against alleged identity thief
    Burbank resident Jennifer Smith works three jobs and, for the most part, tried to pinch pennies as much as she could. And for that, her credit was nearly flawless. At least that was the case until several weeks ago, when an alleged thief opened...
  • Tablets and apps for children are on the rise

    Tablets and apps for children are on the rise
    Nick Stepka knew what gift would make his daughter's third birthday a hit, and it wasn't a toy or doll. He gave her a tablet — not a sleek new iPad or a hand-me-down Samsung, but one specifically designed and marketed for little ones. It even came...
  • 'Frozen' merchandise flying off shelves, hard to find

    'Frozen' merchandise flying off shelves, hard to find
    Walt Disney World started stocking "Frozen" merchandise in October, ahead of the animated musical's November release, and products have been flying off store shelves ever since. As Jezebel noted earlier this week, major retailers including Wal-Mart...
  • Kevin Hunt: Wal-Mart Wouldn't Match Walmart.com Price, But Toys 'R' Us Did

    Kevin Hunt: Wal-Mart Wouldn't Match Walmart.com Price, But Toys 'R' Us Did
    Bryan Wright isn't a "showrooming" shopper who inspects a product at a local retailer before buying it for less from an unaffiliated online retailer. Wright, a Tolland resident, spotted two of Lego's Ninjago building sets at Walmart.com that he was...
  • Trade-In Used Cribs and Car Seats at 'Toys R Us'

    Trade-In Used Cribs and Car Seats at 'Toys R Us'
    I was interested to see this announcement due to the fact that I have two old cribs sitting in the attic!  Now, through February 17th, Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores are hosting a "Great Trade-In" where parents can exchange their out-of-date cribs and...
  • Dumb Starbucks mystery solved. RIP Shirley Temple Black.

    Dumb Starbucks mystery solved. RIP Shirley Temple Black.
    After the coffee. Before yelling at Sprint to replace my BlackBerry. The Skinny: My BlackBerry's bad habit of freezing went from annoying to unacceptable when it froze in the middle of the night and my alarm didn't go off. And yes, I still have a...
  • After 'The Lego Movie,' why not 'The Play-Doh Movie'?

    The Toys R Us store on La Cienega and Santa Monica Boulevard is likely to be swarmed by screenwriters and producers this week, given the $69-million opening of “The Lego Movie” over the weekend. If Legos can kill at the box office, they will...
  • Deerfield discusses medical marijuana regulations

    Deerfield discusses medical marijuana regulations
    At a recent meeting, the Deerfield plan commission weighed the pros and cons of allowing medical marijuana to be sold in the village's outlying commercial areas. "Are we going to put a Toys 'R' Us next to a place that sells medical marijuana?" asked...
  • Orland Park, Homer Glen police blotter: Jan. 21

    Orland Park, Homer Glen police blotter: Jan. 21
    The following items were taken from police reports: Orland Park • A 41-year-old Orland Park man was charged with domestic battery in connection with an incident at a Mokena-area home on Jan. 13. •A 21-year-old Chicago Heights woman was...
  • Walter Payton's son asks students to unlock 'greatness'

    Walter Payton's son asks students to unlock 'greatness'
    As he talked to students at Aux Sable Middle School in Joliet, Jarrett Payton gave bullying only a brief mention, as if to show that bullies couldn't win against the greatness inside those who were listening. He talked about his dad – the late...
  • Who checks in stores before buying online? Everyone, says one study

    Who checks in stores before buying online? Everyone, says one study
    Showrooming: It’s a retail phenomenon that brick-and-mortar chains have hustled to shut down, in which shoppers check out products in person before buying them online at a discount. It’s a tactic that 100% of consumers have used at least...
  • Ka-chingle all the way: the 'war on Christmas' nonsense

    There's a nip in the air. Couples bundle against the cold. It must be time for the "war on Christmas." Like the changing of the weather, the war on Christmas arrives each year a few weeks before Dec. 25. Conservatives take to the airwaves to denounce...