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  • Black Friday
    Black Friday
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    The earliest use of ‘Black Friday’ to mean the shopping on the day after Thanksgiving was in 1975 in the New York Times. It was used as a negative term to describe the heavy traffic and shopping crowds on the day after Thanksgiving.

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  • Stan Lee - December 28th, 1922-November 12th, 2018 (age 95)
    Stan Lee - December 28th, 1922-November 12th, 2018 (age 95)
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    Beloved comic book creator Stan Lee has died. He was 95. He saw his creations become a giant influence in the movie business. He started as an office assistant at Timely Comics in 1939.

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  • What actually happened at the mid-term elections?
    What actually happened at the mid-term elections?
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    The mid-term election is held at the halfway mark of a president’s term. Both the Democrats (the more liberal, left-wing side) and Republicans (the more conservative, right-wing side) had hopes and expectations for the results of the November 6th mid-term election.

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  • Happy Halloween!
    Happy Halloween!
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    Halloween is traditional time to eat candy – lots of candy! I don’t know if the ‘Candy Crush’ game developer King decided to launch their newest game ‘Candy Crush Friends Saga’ the week preceding Halloween, but kudos if they did!

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  • It’s fall, and that means pumpkin spice
    It’s fall, and that means pumpkin spice
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    Fast forward to the late 1990s, when Starbucks introduced a new seasonal coffee drink for autumn, the pumpkin spice latte. This was also an instant success! Here is a list of pumpkin spice products that are on or have been on the market.

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