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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • Shane Montgomery's family: We found and brought Shane home

    Six persistent volunteer divers went back into the dark, frigid waters of the Schuylkill River on Saturday, looking again for some trace of missing college student Shane Montgomery. This time, they were successful. At 12:09 p.m., they found his body...
  • What's in a name? Black Friday, explained

    In the weeks and days before Black Friday comes, there’s a sense of excitement and anticipation. Shoppers crowd the stores hoping for the year’s best deals. Retailers stock the shelves hoping for the year’s best bottom line....
  • Ask Tom: Is Thanksgiving usually colder than Christmas?

    Dear Tom, This holiday season Chicago was colder on Thanksgiving than on Christmas. It seems to me that this has been happening regularly? Can you confirm? — Lee, Carpentersville Dear Lee, Over the years it's happened on multiple occasions,...
  • Dying Utah girl gets flood of mail after wishing for a friend

    Dying Utah girl gets flood of mail after wishing for a friend
    For months now, Addie Lynn Fausett has been a little girl without friends. It’s not her fault: The 6-year-old from rural Utah suffers from a worsening brain disease that robs her of her free will, causing her to lash out — scratching,...
  • Mayo: Jeb Bush and family talk turkey - and presidential hopes - over Thanksgiving

    "Like many of you, our family was blessed with the opportunity to gather together over the recent Thanksgiving holiday…We shared good food and watched a whole lot of football. We also talked about the future of our nation. As a result of these...
  • CV station adds partners to its holiday tradition

    CV station adds partners to its holiday tradition
    There's no place like home for the holidays, at least for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Crescenta Valley station volunteers who plan to distribute food and toys this weekend for as many as 150 local families in need. It's a tradition that's gone on...
  • Hampton Roads holiday calendar

    Here is a list of holiday events around the Hampton Roads area. It will be updated regularly. NEWPORT NEWS Thursday, Nov. 27-Jan. 1: Celebration in Lights at Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Avenue, opens on Thanksgiving and runs through New Year'...
  • Holiday classic gives youth ballplayers the chance to shine on diamond

    Coconut Creek's Rolando Lugo isn't quite sure what he likes more — striking out opponents or hitting home runs. But one thing is certain: He wants to follow in a relative's footsteps and become a pro baseball player. "I want to be a professional,...
  • Help from strangers on a Thanksgiving

    On Thanksgiving morning 2012, we were driving on the Dan Ryan when we ran over a muffler and sliced open our tire. We managed to get the spare off our minivan with a great deal of effort as it was rusted on, when Ilie, a mechanic headed home from work...
  • Stickmen shine on the diamond

    West Palm Beach's Luis Delgado hopes to play major league baseball someday. "My favorite player is (Washington Nationals') Bryce Harper," said Delgado, 11, of the South Florida Stickmen 11 & Under AAA team, based in Royal Palm Beach. "I want to be like...
  • Man survives 12 days adrift in small boat off Hawaii

    Man survives 12 days adrift in small boat off Hawaii
    After spending 12 days surviving off raw fish while lost at sea, Hawaii fisherman Ron Ingraham, 67, had a simple request for the friends who gathered to greet him when the U.S. Coast Guard brought him home: Anybody got a cigarette? Jerusula Manaba and...