Articles in the News Category

Rain, Mud & Parked Cars …
Posted in News on 15 May 2014
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Baltimore … about a minute in …

Good News Story Of 4 Football Players
Posted in News on 29 August 2013
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Here’s a nice story from New Jersey … “The store was actually closed when the customers walked in, but the lock malfunctioned, leaving the store open past business hours. The men thought the store was open, officials said. “The manager did lock the doors, but there was a glitch in our system and the alarm […]

Toys R Us CEO Steps Down…Sort Of
Posted in CARS, News on 15 February 2013
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According to Reuters, the CEO of Toys R Us has stepped down but will remain as Chairman. The executive in question, Gerald Storch, is a former Target exec as well. One wonders just how much the poor stocking assortments that have appeared for Cars had to do with the decision. 🙂 This quote from the […]

Happy Veteran’s Day!
Posted in News on 11 November 2012
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Thanks for your service and continued service! BTW, you can pretty get breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner in the next couple days for military (retired and active)  … Krispy Kreme – Free doughnut, Nov. 11, 2012. Available only at participating Krispy Kreme stores. Offer available to all active-duty, retirees & veterans. Be sure to call […]

The Sandy Super Storm Aftermath …
Posted in News on 2 November 2012
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Here’s a haunting timelapse video pulled from a NY Times webcam – note the city south lights go down about 40 seconds in … of course, those of you in NY and NJ probably don’t want to see this again … You can donate to the Red Cross here. While I’ve only been to the […]

Happy Hallow’s Eve!
Posted in News on 31 October 2012
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The story on these very cute Mia and Tia is here. Nearly everything you want to know about Halloween. And they don’t make them like they used to …

Atlantic Coast – Stay Safe!
Posted in News on 29 October 2012
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Here are some of the scary photos after Day 1. Via Yahoo News.  Yahoo FLIKR page. Stay safe! NY Times Live Interactive Tracking.

Swap Out Cheap Toy From Box At Retail With An Expensive One And Go To Jail
Posted in News on 10 September 2012
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I stumbled across an old report on is reporting who two of the geniuses that swap out inexpensive toys from its box and replace it with an expensive ones so they can get a scan of a cheap toy rather than pay for the more expensive one.  Over $2 Million stolen this way. […]

Possible Dock Workers Strike – East Coast
Posted in News on 8 September 2012
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You have everything you need – toy wise – right? Retailers brace for possible Eastern ports strike NEWARK, N.J.—A union representing dock workers at the East Coast’s busiest port has authorized a strike if a contract deal isn’t reached by the end of next month, lending urgency to preparations by retailers to send cargo elsewhere […]

Happy’s Father’s Day: Don’t Smoke Pot Around the Baby or Wash Them (Wait, What?!)
Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, News on 17 June 2012
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Certain soaps used to wash babies shortly after birth may cause the baby to test positive for marijuana on some newborn screening tests, a new study suggests. In the study, urine samples that contained minute amounts of any of five baby soaps — Johnson & Johnson’s Head-to-Toe Baby Wash, J&J Bedtime Bath, CVS Night-Time Baby […]