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Black Friday: Dark night rising

...television set, then there'd be peace." - John Lennon"Black Friday" was a metaphor beyond the merchants' bottom line...devil instead."Given the behavior of so many on "Black Friday" and other examples of cultural decay and national...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-12-02/black-friday-dark-night-rising
Opinion
Political shoptalk

This is the time of year when we're reminded what America is all about as we observe that most important day - Black Friday. Actually, it has morphed into Black Thursday. We used to call it "Thanksgiving" until big retailers dragged employees...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-11-30/political-shoptalk
Opinion
St. Nick arrives and shoppers go wild as Christmas comes to Kenai

...known across the nation as "Black Friday," but on the Peninsula known...Sarah Douthit organized the third Black Friday bizarre for in-home businesses...to give in-home businesses a Black Friday opportunity and today we have some...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2013-12-09
Dispatch
For the holidays, buying local a gift that keeps giving

...you've missed the hoopla leading up to today, it's Black Friday. Today's the day we kick off the holiday shopping...black for the year. Two developments have added to Black Friday in recent years. Cyber Monday is now part of the holiday...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2012-11-22/for-the-holidays-buying-local-a-g
Opinion
Great holiday shopping begins right here

Merchants call today "Black Friday." Sounds ominous, doesn't it? Used to be pretty scary, actually. Economics scholars think one of the first references to Black Friday was made in reference to the stock market crash of 1869. Economic...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/112610/ope_741910661.shtml
Opinion
Voices of Religion: The gifts of the first Christmas: joy and peace

One week ago was Black Friday when herds of wild shoppers swept majestically across the plains...his children home. Our generosity is a reflection of his. But Black Friday and Cyber Monday indicate unmet needs and longings deep in our hearts...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120310/rel_745178794.shtml
Religion
In on the deals: Peninsula shoppers keep merchants hopping

...Fred Meyer attracted crowds with Black Friday deals, other customers preferred...past years she has participated in Black Friday shopping at the chain stores...she doesn't normally shop on Black Friday, she said she couldn't wait...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-30-0
News

...burning down neighborhood at a Thanksgiving bonfire. And so it begins, the mad dash to Christmas. I am writing this on Black Friday, safe at the office away from the dangers of looking for bargains after avoiding the hazards of Thanksgiving.First...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-06
News
Much to be thankful for

...focus is on our abundance, not our lack.Tomorrow we'll return to our normal routines, or maybe hit some of the Black Friday sales, or visit with Santa at Christmas Comes to Kenai. But today we say thanks for all that we have.As your community...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-26/much-to-be-thankful-for
Opinion
Bob Franken: The no Thanksgiving

...instead of on a platter, unlike the millions of others that are engorged each year. Perhaps it's to store energy for Black Friday. Put that on my hit list. Why do people voluntarily risk their lives in dangerous, stampeding crowds to holiday shop...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-25/bob-franken-the-no-thanksgiving
Opinion

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