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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.


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Transformers Roll Out New Ride In Florida

A new ride based on the “Transformers” movies is opening at Universal Studios in Florida, and two Autobots stopped by the CBS 11 News studio to talk all about the thrilling adventure.



Injured Race Fans Explore Legal Options

The attorney for three NASCAR fans injured last weekend during a race the day before the Daytona 500 says they are exploring a possible lawsuit, but some experts say they could face tough obstacles in winning damages.


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Southwest Airlines To Start Puerto Rico Flights

Southwest Airlines will fly beyond the lower 48 states in April, when it begins service to Puerto Rico. The routes are currently flown by AirTran Airways, which Southwest Airlines purchased.


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Transform Father’s Day Into The Adventure Of A Lifetime

Want to do something fun with your dad for Father’s Day? Check out these exciting activities that are sure to be an adventure!


Dirk Nowitzki of the Western Conference All-Stars poses for a portrait prior to the 2011 NBA All-Star Game on February 20, 2011 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dirk Picked For 11th Straight NBA All-Star Game

Dirk Nowitzki was picked for his 11th straight All-Star game, with coaches overlooking his lowest scoring average since his second NBA season.


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Voting Begins For NBA All-Star Game

Fans can vote on http://www.NBA.com or by texting the player’s last name to 69622 (”MYNBA”) through Jan. 31, and can vote for 10 different players each day.


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North Texas Doctors Fear Measles Outbreak

The Tarrant County Health Department is investigating the first two confirmed cases of the measles in 17 years.