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AAA Predicts More Thanksgiving Travelers This Year

Posted On November 22, 2014

(Undated) -- Triple-A predicts more than 46-million Americans will travel at least 50 miles away from home this Thanksgiving weekend. That's up more than four percent over last year. The auto club is crediting lower gas prices as the biggest reason more people will travel over the holiday weekend, which is defined as the Wednesday…

Interactive And Wearable Tech Among Family-Friendly Gift Ideas

Posted On November 22, 2014

(Undated) -- Tech gifts are high on the lists of shoppers this holiday season. James Oppenheim of JamesGames.com says there are plenty of family-friendly options out there.   Oppenheim suggests tablets, digital photography and games that bring humor instead of gore to keep the season bright for techies of all ages. He calls a 30th…

Aereo Files Bankruptcy After Losing Battle

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Aereo is filing bankruptcy. The internet TV-streaming service is regrouping after losing a Supreme Court decision in June. In a court filing Thursday, their Chief Financial Officer said Aereo filed bankruptcy "to preserve estate value as it works toward its goal of consummating a sale" of its assets. The 6-3 Supreme Court ruling…

Most Americans Won’t Shop On Black Friday Or Cyber Monday

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Move over Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there's a new sheriff in town.   Jeanine Skowronski with Bankrate.com says a reason for the drop-off in crowds is because stores began pre-Black Friday sales as early as the beginning of November. The one demographic who's most likely to do their shopping on the Friday…

Cost Of Thanksgiving Dinner Rises But Remains Economical

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The cost of what goes into making a traditional Thanksgiving dinner may be up slightly but this special holiday meal is still a bargain. Deputy Chief Economist John Anderson of the American Farm Bureau Federation says one reason is the price per pound for a whole turkey has barely changed since last…