Black Friday http://wlrn.org en Our Shopping Obsession Causes Teenagers' Materialism http://wlrn.org/post/our-shopping-obsession-causes-teenagers-materialism <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As long as I can remember, and even before I was born, the angst of the stereotypical </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">teenager -- the James Dean-like rebels without a cause</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the "Breakfast Club" members</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the mischievous, too-cool-for-rules Zack Morris from "Saved by the Bell"</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">– has been king.</span></p><p>And with good reason.</p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 13:01:25 +0000 Neyda Borges 24283 at http://wlrn.org Our Shopping Obsession Causes Teenagers' Materialism How Much Is That Puppy In The Shelter Window? Name Your Price This Friday http://wlrn.org/post/how-much-puppy-shelter-window-name-your-price-friday <p></p><p>You can get a good deal on a lot of items this Black Friday, including a new pet.</p><p>Broward County’s animal shelter is letting potential adopters name their own price on a dog or cat between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Friday.</p><p>According to Lisa Mendheim, who is the public education coordinator for the shelter, you really can name any price—even a penny.</p><p>“We’ll take it,” Mendheim said with a laugh. “We usually have people a little more generous than that. We’ve had people give hundreds of dollars for a pet and then others give what they can.”</p><p></p> Sun, 01 Dec 2013 00:52:19 +0000 Arianna Prothero 24334 at http://wlrn.org How Much Is That Puppy In The Shelter Window? Name Your Price This Friday It's Crazy Out There! http://wlrn.org/post/its-crazy-out-there <p></p><p>South Florida shoppers wiped the turkey gravy off their lips and got in line to shop last night as Black Friday morphed backward into Thursday to kick off an ever-earlier Christmas shopping season.</p><p>Lines for the early deals began forming before sundown on Thanksgiving and the scenes at the big boxes and malls grew more hectic and even chaotic overnight.</p><p> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 13:22:52 +0000 Rick Stone 5196 at http://wlrn.org It's Crazy Out There!