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When do local stores open for Black Friday?

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When do local stores open for Black Friday?Check out when local stores and malls open for Black Friday.

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Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

Yahoo News - 38 min 39 sec ago

A protester is arrested outside of the St. Louis city hall Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in St. Louis. Missouri's governor ordered hundreds more state militia into Ferguson on Tuesday, after a night of protests and rioting over a grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a case that has inflamed racial tensions in the U.S. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when Officer Darren Wilson "finished him off." Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all.

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Police return to Hernandez home seeking sneakers

Yahoo News - 41 min 42 sec ago

Police return to Hernandez home seeking sneakersAuthorities have returned to the home of ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez seeking sneakers they believe were worn on the night of a 2013 killing he's charged in.

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Boston-area Verizon FiOS subscribers lose access to local Fox channel

Yahoo News - 1 hour 10 min ago
(Reuters) - Subscribers to Verizon Communications Inc's FiOS cable TV over fiber network service in Boston lost access to Fox's local affiliate station on Thursday due to a fee dispute with Cox Media Group, which owns the station, according to a Verizon email to customers. Verizon said that Cox removed WFXT TV, the local affiliate of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's Fox TV network, and the WFXT Movies station from its FiOS TV network because it refused to accept an agreement "that contained rates that are not in our customers' best interests. ...
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Doctors deliver baby after pregnant woman killed

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Doctors deliver baby after pregnant woman killedAuthorities in Pittsburgh say an elderly driver struck and killed pregnant woman, whose baby was later delivered by cesarean section.

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PHOTOS: 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade

Yahoo News - 1 hour 24 min ago

 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day ParadeSee the sights from the 2014 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade!

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PHOTOS: 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade

Yahoo News - 1 hour 41 min ago

 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day ParadeSee the sights from the 2014 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade!

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Obama's action fuels worry about immigration scams

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Advocacy groups barely waited for President Barack Obama to finish speaking about sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system to start warning about scams.
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Protesters dwindle to small groups in Ferguson

Yahoo News - 3 hours 22 sec ago

Protesters dwindle to small groups in FergusonThe throngs of protesters who overran Ferguson after the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case dwindled to just a few small groups as people began cleaning up this battered community and seeking something closer to a normal routine.

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Millions expected to shop on Thanksgiving

Yahoo News - 3 hours 8 min ago

FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, file photo, shoppers enter a Best Buy as the store opens on Thanksgiving Day, in Overland Park, Kan. Despite positive economic signs, holiday shoppers will only spend if they get big discounts. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans are expected to head to the stores for holiday gift shopping on Thanksgiving in what's quickly becoming a new holiday tradition.

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Ridesharing firm Uber suspends operations in Nevada

Yahoo News - 4 hours 41 min ago

Transportation app Uber driver Shuki Zanna waits for rides in his limousine in Beverly Hills(Reuters) - Ridesharing company Uber suspended its operations in the U.S. state of Nevada late on Wednesday in a setback that it said would cost nearly 1,000 jobs. Companies such as Uber allow passengers to summon cars using apps on their smartphones, rather than calling a taxi company, and have gained popularity in dozens of U.S. cities over the past few years. ...

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Driver crashes into water treatment plant in Pottstown

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Driver crashes into water treatment plant in PottstownPolice say a driver lost control and crashed into a water treatment plant in Pottstown, Pennsylvania early Thursday morning.

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OPEC unity tested by low prices, oil glut

Yahoo News - 5 hours 15 min ago

Secretary General of OPEC Abdalla Salem El-Badri of Libya speaks to journalists prior to the start of a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria, Thursday Nov. 27, 2014. Expectations that the group would not cut output to support the market saw the global price of oil slump another US dollar 1.89 on Thursday to US dollar 75.86 a barrel, extending its losses since June, when it was as high as US dollar 115. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)VIENNA (AP) — OPEC oil ministers meeting in Vienna on Thursday are in a bind. Prices are plunging — and in the short term, the cartel may not be able to do much about it.

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Ducis in Dallas: Eagles fans spend Thanksgiving in Texas

Yahoo News - 5 hours 20 min ago

 Eagles fans spend Thanksgiving in TexasThanksgiving turkey is just the appetizer for Philadelphia Eagles fans.

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Ferguson fallout: Dozens arrested in Calif. unrest

Yahoo News - 6 hours 14 min ago

Los Angeles police officers stop traffic on the U.S. 101 near downtown Los Angeles after a small group of protesters, who sat down in a bus lane alongside the freeway, were arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. ince a grand jury's decision was announced Monday night, Nov. 24, not to indict a white Ferguson, Mo., police officer who killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen, protesters in cities throughout the country have rallied behind the refrain "hands up, don't shoot," and drawn attention to other police killings. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says a total of nine people were arrested at the midmorning protest. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police in Oakland and Los Angeles arrested scores of demonstrators during a third night of unrest linked to the shooting protest in Ferguson, Missouri.

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4 suspects sought in Roxborough home invasion

Yahoo News - 6 hours 28 min ago

4 suspects sought in Roxborough home invasionPhiladelphia police are searching for the suspects in a home invasion robbery in the Roxborough section.

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Suspects sought in Lindenwold credit card fraud

Yahoo News - 6 hours 31 min ago

Suspects sought in Lindenwold credit card fraudPolice in New Jersey are hoping you can help them find the people behind two cases of credit card fraud.

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2 alarm fire at farmhouse in Mill Creek, Delaware

Yahoo News - 6 hours 40 min ago

2 alarm fire at farmhouse in Mill Creek, DelawareFire crews battled a two alarm fire at a farmhouse in Mill Creek, Delaware.

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AccuWeather: Mostly Cloudy, Chilly Today

Yahoo News - 6 hours 43 min ago

 Mostly Cloudy, Chilly TodayMeteorologist David Murphy says shoppers will want to put on the old coat before heading out tomorrow to buy a new one.

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Liver transplant recipient marks 25th anniversary

Yahoo News - 7 hours 15 min ago

In this Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, photo, Alyssa Riggan, who was the first in the United States to successfully receive a liver from a living donor 25 years ago, poses with her husband, Benjamin, in their home in Severn, Md. As Riggan marks the 25th anniversary of her successful surgery on Thursday, she says its success has enabled her to live a normal life almost completely untouched by what was an often-fatal disorder. Riggan was 21 months old when her mother, Teri Smith, donated more than a third of her liver to save her daughter from a disorder called biliary atresia. (AP Photo/ Brian Witte)SEVERN, Md. (AP) — Alyssa Riggan hasn't dwelled on being the first person in the U.S. to successfully receive part of a liver from a living donor 25 years ago, a medical procedure that paved the way for routine live-donor transplants.

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