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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Lake Bluff's Daily Grind heads to Market Square

    Lake Bluff's Daily Grind heads to Market Square
    Moving his business just got a lot more comfortable for Daily Grind owner Rick Harness. Now the butcher is gearing up for the holiday season — traditionally his busiest — to leave Lake Bluff with a bang before moving two miles south to Lake...
  • Black Friday: Super Bowl of shopping kicks off at Gurnee Mills

    Black Friday: Super Bowl of shopping kicks off at Gurnee Mills
    Tannya and Florin Nistor loaded up their 4-month-old daughter Tatiana and headed north from Glenview Friday morning, arriving at Gurnee Mills at 7 a.m. Yes, they were focused on securing some Black Friday deals, but the early-bird shopping excursion...
  • Needy Round Lake Beach families receive hot meals for Thanksgiving

    The Round Lake Beach Police Department , a popular restaurant in Third Lake and nearly three dozen volunteers reach out to those less fortunate on Thanksgiving by delivering fully-cooked meals. For one 59-year-old Round Lake Beach woman, her husband...
  • Don't wait to book holiday flights, expert says

    Don't wait to book holiday flights, expert says
    Though turkey carving and jingle bells might seem far off into the future, the time is now to book holiday travel flights and avoid sky-high airfares, experts say. "If you're booking for Thanksgiving, you're already getting late in the game,...
  • Muslim Education Center in Morton Grove hosts interfaith Thanksgiving

    Muslim Education Center in Morton Grove hosts interfaith Thanksgiving
    For the past 50 years, several Morton Grove congregations have held an interfaith service to celebrate Thanksgiving. The location of the service is rotated annually between the congregations. This year, it was held at the Muslim Education Center. The...
  • Preschool students celebrate 'first' Thanksgiving

    Preschool students celebrate 'first' Thanksgiving
    The children of the Clarendon Hills Park District’s Active Learners Preschool held two Thanksgiving feasts at the Community Center Nov. 24. Boys and girls wore homemade Indian headbands and Pilgrim hats and took the time to give thanks for their...