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More stores open on Thanksgiving, but most steer clear of dinner hour

More stores open on Thanksgiving, but most steer clear of dinner hour

By Camaron Stevenson

Stores have gradually opened earlier and earlier for Black Friday sales, but there's one line that most retailers seem reluctant to cross: the dinner hour. But one retail strategist said stores will continue to test boundaries over when and how to open in an economy "where every dollar counts."

Census: Arizona lags in homes with computers, high-speed Internet

Census: Arizona lags in homes with computers, high-speed Internet

Arizona households trailed the national average in both their access to high-speed Internet and the number of homes with a computer, the Census Bureau said. Experts pointed to the state's large rural expanses, which keeps Internet access low and Internet costs high.

An executive action no one disputes: Obama ‘pardons’ turkeys

An executive action no one disputes: Obama ‘pardons’ turkeys

They come to Washington, go to a fancy hotel, get a presidential pardon, then head to a life of ease in Virginia's horse country. Inside-the-Beltway fat cats? No. Fat birds, actually. A look at where "pardoned" White House turkeys live out their days.

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Feds propose expanding gray wolf territory; conservationists cry foul

Feds propose expanding gray wolf territory; conservationists cry foul

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan would give the endangered Mexican gray wolf a lot more room to roam in Arizona and New Mexico - as long as it doesn’t cross Interstate 40. Representatives of two conservation groups said the plan doesn't go far enough.

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