Lower gas prices are a boon for drivers, but more miles driven mean more carbon emissions. Credit David Goldman/Associated Press. Continue reading the main story.
Union leader Randi Weingarten at a Walmart protest in North Bergen, N.J. on Nov. 28, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880). Related Tags: Black Friday, Minimum wage, monica miller, Protest, Walmart.
Stocks ended mostly lower -- but with the Dow eking out a new record close -- as Wall Street separated the winners and losers tied to nosediving oil prices and kept a close tabs on Black Friday sales.
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Local small business owners said they knew their customers would probably be at big-box stores on Black Friday, but they're not worried.