Spending on Christmas 'bling' is up

Dec 6, 2011
Consumers will almost $6 billion dollars on holiday decorations this year - the most in seven years - according to new data from the National Retail Federation
Posted In: Christmas, spending, decorations

Secret Santa in the Senate

Nov 30, 2011
For the first time ever, U.S. senators are doing a Secret Santa gift exchange.
Posted In: Christmas

Juli Niemann: Retail sales get a boost as Black Friday awaits

Nov 15, 2011
The Commerce Department announced retail sales jumped half a percent last month.
Posted In: retail sales, Christmas

Agriculture department not charging a Christmas tree tax

Nov 9, 2011
This final note today, the truth in journalism edition. Offered 'cause we almost got caught up in it ourselves. Despite what you may have heard ...
Posted In: Christmas, Final Note

Politician saves Santa

Nov 7, 2011
This final note: Like many other places, New York's Suffolk County faces tight times. Some 750 county employees are facing layoffs. So Suffolk C...
Posted In: Christmas, Final Note

Why Holiday Albums Still Sell

Oct 18, 2011
Ever wondered why so many holiday albums hit the shelves each season? Because they sell.
Posted In: Music, Christmas

Will it be easy being green -- and red?

Sep 8, 2008
Here's a Muppet News Flash: NBC has announced that a new movie starring Kermit and the gang will be released during the holidays. The cast of "Le...
Posted In: Christmas, holidays, Kermit, Miss Piggy, Muppets, Whoopi Goldberg