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Thanksgiving takes more Black Friday sales

Thanksgiving Day is no longer all about turkey: It’s eating away at Black Friday shopping. U.S. shoppers spent $9.74 billion on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. That’s a drop of 13.2 percent compared with […]


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It’s all about Halloween this weekend!

For the family: Boo at the Zoo Oct. 26-27. Wear your wildest costume and enjoy trick-or-treating throughout the Zoo. Additional activities include pumpkin carving demonstrations, arts and crafts, creepy-crawly animal encounters, chomp n’ stomp animal […]


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Labor Day deals can be better than you might think

Shopping for deals is almost as much of a Labor Day tradition as barbecuing. This year, you can shop for deals without leaving your chaise lounge. USA Today’s bargain hunter Matt Granite explains why this […]


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Earth Day 2013

It’s Earth Day, do you know the history? Lisa Borkavitch, environmental outreach chairperson for St. Paul the Apostle School talks about the history of Earth Day with Maggie and Michael:


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Operation Easter Basket puts a smile on faces of needy children

This morning Penny Griego and Phil Hulett spoke with Justin Rudd about Operation Easter Basket.  Rudd explained that for a donation of $20, an Easter Basket with sweets  and essentials (read below) will be prepared […]


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Long-married Brooklyn couples celebrate their love

NEW YORK (AP) — David Shamrakov will never forget the first time he saw the woman he would marry. They were both young medical students in their native Ukraine. He spotted her in biology class and knew in an instant he had to introduce himself.


Get a donkey smooch at SoCal fundraiser

CHINO HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Red Bucket Rescue needs money. So they are holding a fundraiser in Chino Hills Wednesday featuring kisses from Joey, a 5-month-old donkey that is going to need a lot of money for medical bills.


Information you need for the holidays on Money 101

The discussion on today’s Money 101 with guest host Ron Kilgore will include: How you can help LA’s Midnight Mission this holiday season. How to be secure for the holidays — a private investigator and an attorney have advice.


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Experience LA With Maggie McKay: Christmas Concert

If you get a chance Sunday, 947 the Wave presents their annual Christmas Concert featuring Dave Koz and Kenny Loggins at the Nokia. I caught up with Dave and he told me what to expect.


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Gasoline prices soon to hit low point for 2012

Gas prices will soon drop to their lowest level of the year. By Monday, the national average should fall below the $3.2775 a gallon drivers were paying on Jan. 1




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