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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • 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...
  • Cowboys-Bears: What we learned

    The Sports Xchange By Ira Miller, The Sports Xchange Cowboys-Bears: What we learned CHICAGO -- Perhaps the post-Thanksgiving blahs are over for the Dallas Cowboys, assured of their first winning season in five years after a 41-28 thumping of the...
  • 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...
  • A looming farewell--though not good riddance--to RadioShack

    A looming farewell--though not good riddance--to RadioShack
    Several generations of home electronics hobbyists, ham radio enthusiasts and computer nerds spent their growth-spurt years haunting their local RadioShack stores. They can't be happy about the company's long slide toward irrelevance and its looming...
  • Cyber Monday growth slows after retail sales fell Thanksgiving weekend

    Cyber Monday growth slows after retail sales fell Thanksgiving weekend
    Online sales on what has become known as Cyber Monday were 8.7 percent higher than last year as of 2 p.m., according to IBM Digital Analytics. But the increase is far short of the 21 percent yearly growth seen last year. The smaller pace of growth...
  • Enjoy turkey, fall foods after Thanksgiving

    Holiday foods are delicious and full of fall flavors. I like to include ingredients like corn, butternut squash, pumpkin, pecans, persimmon, cranberry and apples. I like them not just because they are seasonal, but they also create an ambience of fall...
  • Group helps brighten the holidays

    Group helps brighten the holidays
    The line snaked through a Hollywood Bank of America parking lot for the second annual Thanksgiving turkey distribution hosted by Community Enhancement Collaboration. "This is a need," said CEC president Nadine McCrea. "Many families cannot afford a...
  • U.S. Navy sailor doesn't remember being shot, mother says

    U.S. Navy sailor doesn't remember being shot, mother says
    The U.S. Navy submariner who was shot in North Lauderdale on Thanksgiving is talking, his mother says, and the man accused of shooting him remains jailed without bond. Sandra Adams, 51, said her critically wounded son Anthon Adams, 29, is off a...
  • St. James students host family Thanksgiving feast

    St. James students host family Thanksgiving feast
    A pre-holiday Thanksgiving meal drew more than 500 to the St. James School gymnasium on Nov. 20. Students invited parents and grandparents to the annual lunchtime feast of turkey, potatoes, vegetables, stuffing, gravy and homemade desserts. The annual...
  • Can Cowboys avoid another December downturn?

    Can Cowboys avoid another December downturn?
    The Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys will reunite at Soldier Field on Thursday night, with both teams readying to play their second consecutive Thursday game. The odd turnaround comes after the Bears were throttled in Detroit 34-17 on Thanksgiving Day...
  • 'Mockingjay -- Part 1' looks to top weekend after Thanksgiving weekend

    'Mockingjay -- Part 1' looks to top weekend after Thanksgiving weekend
    Moviegoers may be too stuffed from Thanksgiving box office leftovers to flock to the theaters this weekend. The weekend after the Thanksgiving holiday weekend is known for being one of the slowest in the film industry. And with no new wide releases,...