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Off the Wall News: Surprise! Here comes a sex toy (or maybe just socks)

Off the Wall News: Surprise! Here comes a sex toy (or maybe just socks)

December 4th, 2013 4:21 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

What do these things have in common? They're the gifts that keep on giving — about every month.

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November employment: U.S. businesses added most jobs in year

November employment: U.S. businesses added most jobs in year

December 4th, 2013 11:35 am by Associated Press

Stocks edged higher on Wednesday as investors weighed a pair of economic reports and the outlook for the Federal Reserve's economic stimulus program.

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Root rot spoiling many N.C. Christmas trees, but local tree lots untouched

Root rot spoiling many N.C. Christmas trees, but local tree lots untouched

December 3rd, 2013 9:35 pm by Tony Casey

Tree farmers in western North Carolina are finding something a lot less pleasant than presents underneath their Christmas Trees this season.

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Shopping dollars kept close to home on Small Business Saturday

Shopping dollars kept close to home on Small Business Saturday

November 30th, 2013 9:38 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

While maybe not as hectic as Black Friday doorbusters, the shop-til-you-drop attitude was still alive as area residents set out to find that “something different” gift at local businesses during Small Business Saturday.

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Black Friday a success for many retailers

Black Friday a success for many retailers

November 29th, 2013 9:11 pm by Nathan Baker

Area retailers reported an encouraging, if not hectic Black Friday, indicating a strong start to the official holiday shopping season.

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Did Comet ISON survive its path by the sun? Scientists see tiny hope

Did Comet ISON survive its path by the sun? Scientists see tiny hope

November 29th, 2013 4:59 pm by KARL RITTER, Associated Press

New images being analyzed Friday showed a streak of light moving away from the sun that some said could indicate it wasn't game over just yet.

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Video shows Black Friday chaos at local Walmart

Video shows Black Friday chaos at local Walmart - VIDEO

November 29th, 2013 11:02 am by Nathan Baker

This video from Instagram has gone viral.

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Off the Wall News: Black Friday shoppers trample woman in Walmart

Off the Wall News: Black Friday shoppers trample woman in Walmart - VIDEO

November 29th, 2013 10:18 am by Standard-Examiner

The crowd was trying to get a $49 tablet.

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2nd phase of Erwin's downtown improvement slated for January

2nd phase of Erwin's downtown improvement slated for January

November 29th, 2013 9:50 am by Brad Hicks

This phase will cover the block from Gay Street to Union Street.

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Small Business Saturday — Local shops ready to offer personal touch

Small Business Saturday — Local shops ready to offer personal touch

November 29th, 2013 9:14 am by Nathan Baker

Don't forget locally owned businesses when you are searching for that perfect gift.

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