Black Friday 2014 Guide: Store Hours, Doorbusters and Tips

Last year, some Americans refused to compromise quality, post-Thanksgiving dinner family time to stand in line for steep discounts on Thursday. But the pre-Black Friday turnout was certainly big enough, considering some of the nation’s largest retailers are opening even earlier this year to catch the early bird crowds.

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Local Democratic and Republican officials figure that the red wave that just swept congressional and Nevada legislative and constitutional races probably will reach next year’s municipal elections for city councils, though most Democrats who plan to seek re-election say they don’t expect much impact on their races.

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Two analysts support Caesars Entertainment Corp. placing its largest operating division into a real estate investment trust to deal with its gaming industry-high debt load, even though the company might have backed away from the concept.

Black Friday 2014 Guide: Store Hours, Doorbusters and Tips

Last year, some Americans refused to compromise quality, post-Thanksgiving dinner family time to stand in line for steep discounts on Thursday. But the pre-Black Friday turnout was certainly big enough, considering some of the nation’s largest retailers are opening even earlier this year to catch the early bird crowds.

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2 women injured in building collapse in Chicago

Two women and a dog have been rescued after a building collapsed on Chicago’s South Side, and authorities are conducting a search of the rubble even though they don’t believe anyone else was inside.

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EDITORIAL: Wealthy’s ‘fair share’ reaching tipping point

When it comes to reducing the federal budget deficit and the national debt, President Barack Obama says there is “obviously” more work to be done. He says he’s willing to do the work, but he also says it must be done “in a balanced way that doesn’t put all the burden on seniors or students or middle-class families, but also asks the wealthiest Americans to contribute and pay their fair share.” That’s what Americans really want, he says.

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