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Karumbe NGO member Andres Estrades holds a green turtle (Chelonis midas) that landed on the shores of Uruguay and is being kept in a controlled-temperature water tank, on June 19, 2012 in Montevideo. Some 100 sea turtles have been found along several hundred kilometres of the coast where they landed in an unusually high number due to the low water temperatures. (MIGUEL ROJO/AFP/GettyImages)

Unique Black Friday Gift? Adopt A Sea Turtle

Looking for more options for gifts in metro Detroit that give back? See our complete guide HERE.

CBS Detroit–11/23/2012

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AAA: 1.34M Michiganders To Travel During Thanksgiving Holiday

An estimated 1.34 million Michigan residents will travel 50 miles or more from home during the 2012 Thanksgiving holiday period, up seven percent from last year, says AAA Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2012

Riders inside the Greyhound Terminal in Detroit wait to board an outbound bus for a Thanksgiving holiday getaway. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Travelers Crowd Metro Detroit Bus Stations Ahead Of Thanksgiving Weekend

Instead of getting behind the wheel, some holiday travelers are opting for a set of bus wheels to reach their destinations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2012

(WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Is November Too Soon For Santa?

Thanksgiving isn’t until next week but some in Metro Detroit are putting up their holiday lights, decorating the tree and visiting that jolly old elf himself.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2012

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Navigate Tricky Gift Return Policies After The Holidays

The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.

11/13/2012

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

A man donates to the red kettle outside Holiday Market. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Salvation Army Begins Its Red Kettle Campaign

The Salvation Army red kettle bell ringers are now out at area businesses collecting monetary donations to help the less fortunate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2012

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Top Holiday Escapes Near Las Vegas

Whether with family, pets, that special someone or as a group, there’s bound to be a great escape right around the corner from Las Vegas.

10/20/2012

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AAA Predicts Great Summer Tourism Season

AAA Michigan is projecting that residents will be traveling a greater distance – almost 150 miles more than in 2011.

CBS Detroit–06/22/2012

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Best Christmas Light Displays In The Detroit Area

Be dazzled by some of the most amazing light displays near Detroit. The family could use an outing so bundle up and check out the Rochester Big Bright Light Show or the Wayne County Lightfest.

12/22/2011

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