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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • Fighting back against Black Friday's intrusion

    Fighting back against Black Friday's intrusion
    The Times' letter writers regularly challenge the status quo and offer up new ideas for addressing complicated problems. But when it comes to major holidays, change isn't typically something they believe in. On Christmas, Memorial Day and the 4th of...
  • More holiday shoppers go mobile

    More holiday shoppers go mobile
    For years now, we've heard a steady drumbeat of forecasts suggesting that mobile devices are going to play an increasingly crucial role in every step of a shopping expedition, from browsing and couponing to purchasing. In the five-day shopping bonanza...
  • Police: Man stabbed for eating Thanksgiving dinner without girlfriend

     Police: Man stabbed for eating Thanksgiving dinner without girlfriend
    Wilkes-Barre police arrested a city woman for allegedly stabbing a man who was eating Thanksgiving dinner Thursday evening. Officers responded to a reported stabbing at 119 Madison St. at 6:23 p.m., according to police. When officers arrived, they found...
  • Bears loss a big Thanksgiving winner for CBS

    Bears loss a big Thanksgiving winner for CBS
    The Bears loss to Detroit may have been a turkey to fans in Chicago, but it played well throughout the country. The game did a 15.3 overnight rating of major markets, the highest for CBS on Thanksgiving Day since the network reacquired the NFL rights in...
  • Crowds lighter than usual for Black Friday, as deals start earlier

    Crowds lighter than usual for Black Friday, as deals start earlier
    In many stores on Black Friday, shoppers moved at a leisurely pace through clear aisles and waited in relatively short lines in what may be the new normal of the holiday shopping season. Because the shopping mania began early — with consumers...
  • Three tons of marijuana found in Thanksgiving Day drug haul

    Three tons of marijuana found in Thanksgiving Day drug haul
    In the predawn hours of Thanksgiving Day, a group of men was carrying three tons of marijuana off a boat along the Central California coast. Once the cargo was loaded into vans -- authorities estimated the marijuana arrived in 180 bales weighing up to...
  • Obama's record, commercialism and rideshare: Letters

    Obama's record, commercialism and rideshare: Letters
    An inherited economy "If you don't like the message, kill the messenger." And so it has been with responses to the My Word column, "Dems should've run on Obama's record," on Sunday by Chris Fox, who proffered a quote from the conservative business...
  • Christmas tree sales strong again after big 2013

    Christmas tree sales strong again after big 2013
    Since opening his Lake Mary Christmas tree lot the Monday before Thanksgiving, Tommy O'Drain has been busy baling and selling fir trees. "Thanksgiving was so late this year," said O'Drain, manager of the tree lot on Lake Mary Boulevard. "It's busier...
  • Terps freshman Michal Cekovsky getting hang of college game, Thanksgiving

    Terps freshman Michal Cekovsky getting hang of college game, Thanksgiving
    Maryland assistant men’s basketball coach Dustin Clark has grown close to freshman center Michal Cekovsky since he started recruiting the 7-footer from Slovakia at the Canarias Basketball Academy in the Canary Islands last winter. So it was only...
  • 'Mockingjay' wins Thanksgiving leftovers race at the Friday box office

    Audiences are still eating up "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part I," in a typically slow post-Thanksgiving weekend at the box office. Heading toward its third consecutive week at No. 1, the Jennifer Lawrence-led Lionsgate franchise film topped the U....
  • Best Days For Holiday Deals? Green Monday and Super Saturday

    Best Days For Holiday Deals? Green Monday and Super Saturday
    With Thanksgiving Day discounts, Black Friday door busters, Small Business Saturday specials and Cyber Monday savings all in the rear view mirror, are there any deals ahead for December shoppers? Count on it, say consumer experts. Two of the season's...