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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • Necessity breeds cooking skill

    Jackie Reuland, 55, freely admits that she does not like to spend too much time in the kitchen. “I tolerate cooking because we all need to eat,” jokes the longtime Aurora resident. With twin sons and a husband, she has plenty of people to...
  • 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...
  • Good Cause: Go for a run before you tackle that turkey

    Good Cause: Go for a run before you tackle that turkey
    This will be the 18th year the fox will chase the turkey along with about 2,500 other runners through downtown Batavia as part of the Fox River Trail Runners Fox and the Turkey race on Thanksgiving Day. Some participants likely take part in the...
  • Countryside Business Association thanks sponsors for Thanksgiving event

    Countryside Business Association thanks sponsors for Thanksgiving event
    The Countryside Business Association Board members and Capri Banquet staff, along with volunteers from the City of Countryside and the local community, served Thanksgiving dinner to 94 low-income families and senior citizens (365 people) on Thursday, Nov....
  • 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,...
  • Lake soliciting community input on 2015-16 school calendar

    Lake soliciting community input on 2015-16 school calendar
    Looking ahead almost nine months, school-district officials want to get the pulse of the community before nailing down the calendar for the 2015-16 school year. This is where you come in. Officials want your opinion about two calendar options. You can...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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....