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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • No Thanks: Retailers' holiday hours criticized

    No Thanks: Retailers' holiday hours criticized
    The shock of stores opening on Thanksgiving Day has worn off in recent years. But the practice continues to enrage some people, especially as some stores open even earlier on Thursday. As of Wednesday, Change.org, an online petition platform, was...
  • Live Updates: Lehigh Valley's first major snow of the year

    Live Updates: Lehigh Valley's first major snow of the year
    Updates from social media as the Lehigh Valley deals with the first major snowfall of the year the day before Thanksgiving.
  • Obama pardons turkeys in Thanksgiving ritual at White House

    Obama pardons turkeys in Thanksgiving ritual at White House
    Cheese, a 49-pound, 36-inch-tall turkey with a gobble said to sound like a country twang, received a presidential pardon at the White House on Wednesday, saving him from a "terrible and delicious fate." President Obama spared the bird as part of the...
  • Storm drops wet snow across region, rainy slush along I-95

    Storm drops wet snow across region, rainy slush along I-95
    Several inches of snow fell across the northern tier of Maryland on Wednesday, with a slushy mess of wet snow and rain for travelers along the Interstate 95 corridor. As the intense storm moved up the East Coast, there were reports of "thundersnow" --...
  • Mac and Cheese won't be on the Thanksgiving table thanks to President Obama's pardon

    Mac and Cheese won't be on the Thanksgiving table thanks to President Obama's pardon
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Barack Obama pardoned Cheese the national Thanksgiving turkey in a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday. U.S. presidents have been pardoning turkeys since the 1800s as part of the country's national Thanksgiving...
  • Thanksgiving Day TV marathons schedule something for every taste

    No other holiday says television like Thanksgiving, which is already three-quarters devoted to sitting on a couch in an insurmountable stupor. Whether it's from the tryptophan, the pie or the beer, from unquestioned custom or, indeed, the psychosomatic...
  • Weather: 5 to 7 inches of rain dumped on some Central Florida areas

    Weather: 5 to 7 inches of rain dumped on some Central Florida areas
    Some areas of Central Florida saw 5 to 7 inches Tuesday afternoon and evening – with more to come tonight. A flood advisory remains in effect for sections of Orange, Osceola and Brevard counties, according to the National Weather Service....
  • Snow emergencies and cancellations

    Snow emergencies and cancellations
    A snowstorm expected to bring upwards of 8 inches of heavy, wet snow to the Lehigh Valley Wednesday is causing some to cancel business and school hours one day ahead of Thanksgiving. The following cancellations have been posted as of Tuesday evening:...
  • Whitehall Township halts trash and leaf collection on Thanksgiving Day

    Whitehall Township has announced that there will be no trash, recycling, yard waste or leaf pick-up on Thanksgiving Day. All Thursday zones will be picked up on Friday and all Friday zones will be collected on Saturday, Nov. 29, according to a press...
  • Roundup | Tuesday, Nov. 25

    FOOTBALL Hard work defines Libertyville football’s run to state semifinal LIBERTYVILLE — When Libertyville football coach Mike Jones was asked if it surprised him that his team went as far as it did in the Class 7A playoffs this year, he...
  • Christians express gratitude for their blessings on Thanksgiving

    Q: I'm a university student from another country, and in our society we don't have anything like your holiday of Thanksgiving. Does it have something to do with your Christian religion? -- V.Z. A: Giving thanks to God for all His blessings is an...