Target employee starts petition effort on Change.org.
More than 187,000 have signed a petition started by a Nebraska Target employee on Change.org to "save Thanksgiving" by having Black Friday sales start at 5 a.m. rather than at midnight. Anthony Hardwick said a midnight opening robs employees of time off with their families on Thanksgiving. That started 26 other campaigns on Change.org to get Kohl's, Best Buy, Macy's and other stores to change their midnight openings, said Benjamin Joffe-Walt, director of communications for Change.org. What do you think? Take our poll – you can also explain your vote with a message in the "comments" box.
Check out some of the fun and useful events in the area this weekend
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- Jason Lea
Thursday, November 10, 2011
1. VETERANS DAY EVENTS Where/When: Mentor Senior Center, 7 p.m., Nov. 11; Mentor Public Library main branch, 6 p.m. Nov. 10 Why Go: There are several events for and about veterans around Mentor this upcoming weekend. The city of Mentor is holding an observance ceremony to celebrate the courage and sacrifice of all veterans at 7 p.m. this Friday at the Mentor Senior Center. The guest speaker is Bob Zonneville, a Mentor man who served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He has received two Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star and numerous other awards. All veterans and the general public are invited to the ceremony. Also, the senior center will be hosting a special breakfast for all veterans Saturday morning. The breakfast is free for veterans and…