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Santa’s going green at Harborplace and The Gallery

The Big Guy in red is back – and he’s going green. Santa is scheduled to return to a redecorated, environmentally friendly house at Harborplace and The Gallery at 6 p.m. Friday. Illuminating the new digs made from 325 pounds ...

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UPS to hire about 50,000 workers for holiday season

ATLANTA — UPS says it will hire about 50,000 temporary workers to handle the crush of holiday shipments this year. United Parcel Service said Tuesday that it expects to deliver 430 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas. The busiest should ...

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Holiday shopping battle starts to get pitched

NEW YORK — From free shipping from Wal-Mart to Sears stores open on Thanksgiving for the first time, the battle for holiday shoppers’ dollars has begun in earnest. The early competition to break through shoppers’ caution about spending promises savings ...

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Post holiday pump prices should slide

Motorists should see pump prices slide again after they spending a little more to fill their tanks over the Labor Day weekend. The national average for a gallon of unleaded regular was $2.682 Tuesday, according to AAA, Wright Express and ...

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