Shoppers began feasting on deals on Thanksgiving, but just how hungry they’ll remain is yet to be seen. Analysts have questioned whether Black Friday is losing its cachet as retailers have pushed opening times into Thanksgiving. On Friday morning, the turnout was tame at some stores around the country. WTOP has your ultimate guide to the best sales and shopping strategies. Here’s how the start of the holiday shopping season is playing out.
A handful of Virginia neighbors say they’ve been duped after they paid a business to remove trees in their yards and only had half of the work done.
Back away from Black Friday madness could be just what you need to keep your finances on track. Here are six smart financial things to do today instead of shopping.
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When the word “hybrid” is in a car’s name, it usually means the car is boring to drive, even if it has excellent fuel economy. But WTOP Car Guy Mike Parris says this hybrid does a pretty good job of being thrifty and fun.
Want to avoid the overly crowded stores this Black Friday? There's a lot more to do than shop. Here are some local ideas.
The idea of free community college is to curb student debt and boost employment by removing cost barriers. Educators are split on its merits.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kent Amos sat in his Washington, D.C., living room 36 years ago, three lost boys standing before him. Amos and his wife Carmen were embarking on a new mentoring program for wayward…
WASHINGTON — Montgomery County officials have a simple request for aggressive holiday shoppers: Park in regular spaces, not the ones reserved for people with disabilities. “Just don’t do it,” says Carl Prather, a member of…
WASHINGTON — The man who wrapped himself in the American flag and jumped the spike-reinforced White House fence on Thanksgiving Day has been sent for emergency psychiatric care. At the first court appearance for 23-year-old…
WASHINGTON — A handful of Virginia neighbors say they’ve been duped after they paid a business to remove trees in their yards and only had half of the work done. It seemed like a happy…
Hope you had a happy Thanksgiving! Feel free to discuss what you’re thankful for this year — if you haven’t already — or any issue of local interest in the comments.
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama has kicked off the holiday season at the White House by welcoming this year’s Christmas tree. It’s a Fraser fir grown in Pennsylvania that stands more than 18…
Some of these plants are more delicate than others, and a Norfolk pine is not from Virginia. Garden Editor Mike McGrath has the facts.
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