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Thanksgiving

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  • 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,...
  • Sanchez seems ready to make a very different Thanksgiving memory

    Sanchez seems ready to make a very different Thanksgiving memory
    PHILADELPHIA — Peyton Manning shows up in his postgame press conference in a sport coat and tie. Tom Brady arrives at the podium looking like he stepped out of the pages of GQ. Mark Sanchez? He takes the microphone in a T-shirt and a ski hat....
  • Four reasons the Bears can give thanks

    Four reasons the Bears can give thanks
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: Thanksgiving, of course. The Bears will spend their Thanksgiving in Detroit, engaged...
  • 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...
  • Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs returns to practice on Thanksgiving

    Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs returns to practice on Thanksgiving
    Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs returned to practice Thursday after being sidelined for one day with a minor foot injury. He participated fully. Suggs' status for Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers isn't expected to be affected by...
  • Thanksgiving is coming. Do you know where your turkey is?

    Thanksgiving is coming. Do you know where your turkey is?
    Thanksgiving is still three weeks away, but guess what: If you want your first choice of a great specialty turkey, you'd better get your order in soon. The best birds fly off the shelves, particularly at the smaller butcher shops and markets. A couple...
  • A day to say thanks

    Editor's note: Each year at this time we choose to run our traditional column of thanks. There is something very American about gratitude. We aren't known for our humility. We are inclined to boast about who we are and what we've got. But we also are...
  • Saturday's 11/29 local schedule (updated Saturday AM with high school basketball jamborees)

    COLLEGES Football Old Dominion at Florida Atlantic, noon FCS playoffs’ first round: Morgan State at Richmond, 1 NCAA Division III playoffs’ second round: Christopher Newport at Widener, noon NCAA Division II playoffs’ second round:...
  • Slow start in downtown Naperville on Black Friday

    Slow start in downtown Naperville on Black Friday
    Lawrence Spaulding of New Lenox had a theory Friday morning about the slow pedestrian traffic in downtown Naperville. “I think the big rush is over already,” said Spaulding, as he pushed his son in a stroller toward the Apple store where...