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Do We Need a ‘Plus Sized’ Barbie?

Barbie and Ken dolls have come in all kinds of different outfits but they never have come in different sizes until maybe now.

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Alzheimer’s Association Selling a 2013 Hand Blown Ornament

The Quincy Area Branch of the Alzheimer’s Association is selling the 2013 seventh-in-the-series hand blown holiday ornament by regional artist Hiram Toraason during the holiday season. The limited-edition 5-inch ornament is especially designed for the Central Illinois Chapter with shades of bright purple, snowy white, with just a touch of blue.

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YouTube

Are TV Ads Beginning to Cross the Line?

After complaining about the Capital One TV ad last week, I feel like I won a small battle in a large war when the commercial removed a swear word from it and replaced it with a cleaner version. I considered it a small battle because there are others to fight, as well.

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Justin Hession, Getty Images

Hey, They Took the Swear Word Out of the Credit Card Commercial

Well apparently people other than me complained about the use of a swear word by Samual L. Jackson in a recent Capitol One Credit Card TV commercial. That commercial has been replaced minus the word.

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Allison Joyce, Getty Images

Retailers Will Be Shortchanged on Weekends this Holiday Season

Traditionally, weekends are huge for retailers during the Christmas shopping season so the more weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas the better for their business. Unfortunately, this year with Thanksgiving falling late in November, there will be one less weekend of shopping.

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"Black Friday" Marks Start Of Holiday Shopping Season
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Black Friday is About to Go Away

Kmart upped the ante this week by announcing that they would be open Thanksgiving morning at 6 a.m. this year, thus kicking off "Black Friday" on Thursday, a national holiday. I thought about writing more on this and then I realized I already wrote about it last year and what I wrote last year is coming true this year. If you missed it last year, here is what I wrote:

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Daniel Zuchnik, Getty Images

Kids Don’t Need to Hear Swear Words on TV Commercials

When it comes to television and the commercials that air on it, when is "enough is enough"?  Here I am watching the World Series and between innings an ad for the Capital One Credit Card came on featuring Samuel L. Jackson as their spokesperson. Now I happen to like the work of Samual Jackson as an actor but near the end of this particular commercial Jackson sternly looks into the camera and says "unlimited cash back purchases everywhere and every DAMN day".

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What TV Commercial Do You Think is the Most Creative?

Is it me, or are we seeing some really creative TV commercials lately? On the other hand, there are some really lousy TV commercials out there, as well. Lets just deal with the good stuff.

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Take-Out
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You Won’t Believe How Much Americans Spend Each Year on Take-Out Food

Americans love going out to eat, but we may love going home to eat even more.

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Mark Kolbe / Getty Images

Salvation Army Needs Your Unused Fans

The Salvation Army will, again this year, distribute electric fans to those in need. The program will begin on June 3rd, and fans will be distributed as they are available in both Quincy and Hannibal. 

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