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Kerry Childe

11 Nov: Lawyer. Linguist. Air Force Veteran. Meet Kerry Childe.

During the M*A*S*H series finale, a 10-year-old Kerry Childe glanced at her dad on the couch and did a double take.

There he was. Sitting at attention. Clad in his United States Marine Corps uniform.

His explanation: “The finale is on, and I have to pay my respects.”

With a Navy man for a stepfather – and being a direct descendant of Robert E. Lee’s sister, Mildred – it’s not much of a surprise Childe followed in her ancestral footsteps, serving her nation by joining the Air Force.

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04 Nov: Relax at JFK Airport in Best Buy’s New Ultra HD Lounge

Starting today, tis the season for those in Jet Blue’s Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

That’s where the Best Buy Ultra HD Lounge welcomes weary travelers to kick back in one of 12 plush leather seats (with cup holders) and enjoy a TV picture that’s four times sharper than HDTV.

The lounge features three 65-inch 4K Ultra High Definition TVs (thanks to Samsung, LG and Sony) and will be showing what the future of TV looks like, with the help from UltraFlix entertainment content.

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03 Nov: Best Buy Welcomes New Member to its Board of Directors

MINNEAPOLIS – Nov. 3, 2014 – Best Buy Co., Inc. announced today the appointment of J. Patrick Doyle to its Board of Directors. Doyle is the president and chief executive officer of Domino’s Pizza, the world leader in pizza delivery and the second largest pizza company in the world.

Doyle, 51, joined Domino’s Pizza in 1997, serving in a variety of leadership roles across its domestic and international businesses. He has been president and chief executive officer of Domino’s since March 2010.

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31 Oct: Best Buy Stores Supporting 2014 St. Jude Thanks and Giving® Campaign

Next time you’re checking out at Best Buy, consider tacking on a couple extra bucks to your total, and help out the kids at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®.

Every Best Buy register nationwide is now able to accept donations of $1, $5, $10, or any other amount, to support the mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – where experts conduct research daily to find treatments and cures for catastrophic diseases in children, and where no family ever receives a bill for treatment, travel, housing and food.

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09 Oct: ‘COD: Advanced Warfare’ Creators Share Inside Intel in Google+ Hangout

Stoked for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and want to know what’s new in the game’s arsenal? You know, like grenades that mark enemies through walls?

On Tuesday, Oct. 14 get the inside intel from the people who are actually behind Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare via Best Buy’s Google+ Hangout. Among those who’ll be in on the chat about the title that comes out Nov. 4 are…

Best Buy’s very own Matt McLane will kick off the Google+ hangout at 7 p.m.

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07 Oct: Your Home Connected: Concept Becomes Reality at Best Buy

The concept of a “connected home” is becoming reality as 13 percent of broadband homes currently own at least one smart home device, and the industry’s set to double by 2018. That’s because these products are now more accessible and affordable, averaging $50 to $350.

With more people interested in this technology, Best Buy is creating new in-store Connected Home departments to help customers understand and compare their options, as well as improve home security, save energy costs and simplify the management of their homes.

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05 Sep: Trade-up for Select Xbox One Games for as Low as $9.99 at Best Buy

If you can’t wait for the Xbox One version of your favorite new gaming release, Best Buy has the perfect solution. Purchase the Xbox 360 version now and take advantage of their incredible Trade-up offer. For a limited time, customers can receive a $40 guaranteed minimum credit for select Xbox 360 titles when they upgrade to the new Xbox One version of that title. The $40 credit can be combined with a $10 coupon that customers receive via e-mail when they purchase the Xbox 360 version of the game.

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04 Sep: Mini Jambox NOW available at Best Buy Locations in New York City

 

This morning, Jawbone announced the arrival of the Mini Jambox. The Mini Jambox will be available in six Best Buy locations in New York City today to kick off Fashion Week. These are the only stores in the country where customers can check them out and purchase them in person.

  • Union Square – Store #1531
  • Chelsea – Store #482
  • Upper East Side – Store #835
  • Lincoln Center – Store #1448
  • NoHo – Store #609
  • Midtown – Store #1028

Also, starting tomorrow, Best Buy will have experts giving in-store demos of the Mini Jambox until September 8th.