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Updated 2 hours ago
Black Friday: Thinner crowds, protests, beer
NEW YORK  — Black Friday shoppers are starting to look like procrastinators.

Updated 7 hours ago
Holiday Gift Guide: Music Lovers
If you’re a music fan there’s probably no name that gets you more excited to draw in the gift exchange than that of another kindred soul who loves the art of sound.

Updated 9 hours ago
Christmas tree prices move higher
DES MOINES, Iowa — Christmas trees likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it’s about time.

Updated 9 hours ago
Fire ravages Ohio candy warehouse
MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio — Some orders for chocolates have been halted after fire gutted a candy warehouse and distribution center in northeast Ohio.

Updated 11 hours ago
Shoppers flock to stores, cash in on early discounts
Shoppers bustled through a brief burst of snow, shielding their faces as they made their way toward the glowing JCPenney sign above the Monroe Street entrance.

Updated 13 hours ago
Germany signs no-spy deal with BlackBerry
BERLIN  — Germany has approved BlackBerry’s purchase of encryption firm Secusmart after signing a “no-spy” agreement with the Canadian smartphone maker.

Published 13 hours ago
Real estate transfers: 11-28

Updated 15 hours ago
Recession in Japan might hit U.S.
NEW YORK — Japan has slipped back into a recession for the second time in two years. That could mean more trouble for a range of U.S. companies and industries that count on the country for sales.

Updated 15 hours ago
Slopes get pricier
DENVER — In 2010, the price of walk-up, single-day lift ticket at Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts topped $100. Aspen quickly followed suit, and ticket prices at resorts across the country have consistently increased in the years since.

Updated 15 hours ago
WTO reaches agreement
GENEVA — After many years of talking, the World Trade Organization pulled off a major deal Thursday that could boost global commerce by $1 trillion annually.