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(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

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

Detroit Red Wings' Justin Abdelcaider rings the bell for the Salvation Army. (Sandra McNeill)

Red Wings Ring The Bells For Salvation Army

Detroit Red Wings Darren Helm and Justin Abdelcaider spent the afternoon out in the cold in Troy this week … ringing the bell for the Salvation Army.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2011

Photo by WWJ's Florence Walton

Santa Claus Parade Kicks Off Holidays In Grosse Pointe

While some people were out shopping at malls on Black Friday, others lined Kercheval Avenue Friday morning for the annual Grosse Pointe Santa Claus Parade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2011

Brick Pavers surround paw prints at the Detroit Zoo. (Credit: Detroit Zoo)

Zoo May Offer Unique Holiday Gift Ideas

When the shopping mall becomes a zoo this holiday season, shoppers can make the Zoo their one stop for unique holdiay gifts and support the Detroit Zoo at the same time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2011

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