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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • Friday night lights at Virginia and Virginia Tech next season, but Thursday nights will be quiet

     Friday night lights at Virginia and Virginia Tech next season, but Thursday nights will be quiet
    Virginia and Virginia Tech both will welcome opponents to the Commonwealth next football season for Friday night games, but Thursday night home games for each of the programs will have to be put on hold for another season. The Atlantic Coast...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • College student, missing since Thanksgiving, found dead in river

    The mother of a West Chester University student who disappeared on Thanksgiving after a night out with friends tearfully thanked searchers Saturday after her son's body was pulled from the Schuylkill River, less than half a mile downstream from where he...
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Hey, Pilgrims: Too bad you didn't visit Florida

    Hey, Pilgrims: Too bad you didn't visit Florida
    Thanksgiving, the homegrown American celebration of gratitude inspired by a 1621 harvest feast in Plymouth Colony, marks a rare nod on the calendar to U.S. colonial history. It's a great time to remember this nugget of historical knowledge: the number...
  • Commissioner Stuart has a special day today

    Commissioner Stuart has a special day today
    At the start of the Nov. 17 City Council meeting, Mayor Buddy Dyer noted that he had a special recognition to offer one of his colleagues on the council. “I‘d like to wish our oldest commissioner, our District 3 commissioner, a happy...
  • Florida Hospital and UCF spread holiday cheer to local kids

    Florida Hospital and UCF spread holiday cheer to local kids
    There’s no question, David C. Cassidy said, that while the holidays can be a wonderful time and an opportunity for the family to spend happy days together, it can be extra stressful for those who are being treated in a local hospital. “No...
  • Woodstock to target seat belt use, drunken driving over Thanksgiving

    Woodstock to target seat belt use, drunken driving over Thanksgiving
    Woodstock police will be out enforcing seat belt and drunken driving laws over the Thanksgiving holiday. The police department will join state transportation and police officials in Illinois in the special enforcement effort, part of the Click It or...