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December 23rd

Last minute shoppers

December 23, 2014

The National Retail Federation estimates that one in four holiday shoppers will wait until the last three days before Christmas to finish, or start, their holiday shopping.
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10 things you need to know today

December 23, 2014

The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. N KOREA INTERNET SERVICE RETURNS AFTER OUTAGE

Key North Korean websites are back online after an hours-long shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respond to a cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washington blames on Pyongyang.

2. NYC MAYOR CALLS FOR PAUSE IN PROTESTS

Bill de Blasio, accused of creating mistrust that contributed to the execution of two officers, said it's time to support grieving families.

December 22nd

Firth students make gingerbread cookies

December 22, 2014

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Harvard professor apologizes to Chinese restaurant for rant

December 22, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — The Harvard Business School instructor who blasted a Boston-area Chinese restaurant for overcharging him by $4 on a takeout order has apologized.
Associate professor Benjamin Edelman posted a message on his personal website saying that his lengthy emails with Sichuan Garden's management were "out of line" and that he has reached out to the restaurant to apologize.
Edelman complained to the Brookline restaurant after it charged him $1 more on each of the four items he ordered for takeout recently.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Good Things - Unforgettable Holiday Cookies

December 22, 2014

December 21st

Senior project is fundraiser to help pay for therapy

December 21, 2014

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Late free throws seal Snake River 50-47 win over Kimberly

December 21, 2014

THOMAS — With three minutes to go in the game the Snake River Lady Panthers held a 46-39 lead over visiting Kimberly after a 10-0 run by Snake River.
But just as on Friday night against Soda Springs the Panthers had a mental let down and Kimberly responded.
The Lady Dawgs went on a 6-0 run of their won to pull within one point with less than a minute to go in regulation.
But Snake River got three huge free throws from Maegan Peace and Sari Steadman to earn a 50-47 win at Snake River High School Saturday night.

December 19th

Blackfoot firemen conduct Operation Warm

December 20, 2014

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Big second half gives Pocatello 56-36 win over Blackfoot

December 20, 2014

BLACKFOOT — The positives for the Blackfoot Broncos have been few and far between in the early part of the 2014-15 basketball season.
It has been a lot of two steps forward and one step backward week after week.
Friday night the Broncos looked for their first win of the season as they opened 4A District 5/6 play hosting the Indians of Pocatello.
And for the opening 16 minutes the Broncos looked as if the first win of the season would come against the Indians as Si Hoskins, Taylor Pearson and Matt Peterson were aggressive driving to the rim.

December 18th

Three at the buzzer downs Broncos

December 19, 2014

BLACKFOOT — With less than a minute to go the Blackfoot Lady Broncos haled a 32-21 lead over visiting Preston.
But the Broncos first win of the season was snatched the away from the Broncos when the Indians Megan Porter nailed the game-winning three pointer as time expired to give Preston a 35-32 win Thursday night at Blackfoot High School.

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