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Valentine’s Day Spending Expected to Soar This Year

Americans shelled out more for holiday presents last year, and it looks like that trend will carry over to Valentine’s Day — analysts expect spending on gifts like flowers, candy, cards and jewelry to rise eight percent compared to numbers seen in 2011.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day was first celebrated on February 2, 1886 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, but the legend of the groundhog’s prognosticating prowess was first established a year later. A group of devoted followers went to Gobbler’s Knob to spread word that the little rodent had special powers to determine the length of the winter.

If the furry mascot emerges from its cave only to scamper back in without spotting its shadow, we should rejoice: Winter would be ending soon. However, if the sun that morning allows the groundhog to see its shadow the winter weather will go on for an additional six weeks.

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What’s the Best Valentine’s Day Gift? — Survey of the Day

It’s February, so that means you’re on the Valentine’s Day clock, fellas.

While knowledge of your special lady should be what dictates what you get her, come the 14, perhaps this survey from Sears of more than 1,000 adults on their V-Day gift preferences can also help you out.

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Obama Aide Blasts Republicans From MLK Pulpit

On the Sunday before the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett visited Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta to give a political speech, in support of her boss (Barack Obama) and congressional Democrats.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Giving a day of commemoration to one of the world's most instrumental civil rights leaders whose peaceful words and deeds contributed to a whole new understanding of equality and brotherhood seems like a no-brainer. Martin Luther King Day's history, however, was fraught with controversy and took years just to get on the federal government's official calendars.

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Johnny Depp and the White House Halloween Party We Didn’t Know About

Being the leader of the free world has lots of perks — and apparently one of them is that Johnny Depp comes to your Halloween parties.

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LA Gay Nativity Scene Vandalized

An unusual nativity display at a suburban Los Angeles church that included artistic silhouettes of gay couples was vandalized over the weekend in an incident authorities are investigating as a hate crime.

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More Than 100 Sears and K-Mart Stores to Close

Because of a sharp and disappointing drop in holiday sales compared to a year ago, Sears Holding Corp. says it will close between 100 and 120 Sears and Kmart stores nationwide.

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