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Thanksgiving

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  • Season of giving continues for Archbishop McCarthy team

    OAKLAND PARK — Although Adriana Robles is at a new school and plays for a new soccer team, she still feels a connection to Archbishop McCarthy. Robles, who is a junior at Pembroke Pines Charter, spent two years at McCarthy. While at McCarthy she...
  • Thanksgiving dinner has been catalyst for recent surge by UMES men's basketball

    Thanksgiving dinner has been catalyst for recent surge by UMES men's basketball
    A number of factors have contributed to UMES’ three wins in the past four games, but the team’s recent surge could be traced to the breaking of bread – or in the Hawks’ case, turkey. All 15 players and the entire coaching staff...
  • JFS/JCC feed nearly 700 people

    On Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 27), Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS) partnered with the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center (Levis JCC) to warmly welcome nearly 700 local residents who would have otherwise been alone to enjoy a...
  • Meryl Streep's oven envy: How Gwyneth Paltrow saved Thanksgiving

    Meryl Streep's oven envy: How Gwyneth Paltrow saved Thanksgiving
    Count Meryl Streep among those who adore polarizing actress and lifestyle guru Gwyneth Paltrow. The "Into the Woods" star appealed to Paltrow's good-neighbor sensibilities during a "Thanksgiving disaster," Streep revealed Wednesday on "Live With Kelly &...
  • November sales grew despite Black Friday's decline

    November sales grew despite Black Friday's decline
    Despite a wimpy Black Friday, early estimates show retail sales posted solid growth in November as a whole, suggesting that earlier and more frequent discounts are stealing the thunder of the traditional shopping weekend, but giving the industry...
  • With Scherer Leading Way, Xavier Gets Second Crack At Shelton

    With Scherer Leading Way, Xavier Gets Second Crack At Shelton
    SOUTHINGTON – Passing the ball in the backyard to his neighbor and playing those Thanksgiving Day pickup games, Mike Scherer dreamed of being the quarterback at Xavier High in Middletown. He needed to look no farther than his next door neighbor,...
  • Man survives 12 days adrift in small boat off Hawaii

    After spending 12 days surviving off raw fish while lost at sea, Hawaii fisherman Ron Ingraham, 67, had a simple request for the friends who gathered to greet him when the U.S. Coast Guard brought him home: Anybody got a cigarette? Jerusula Manaba and...
  • Even in making their own snow, ski slopes relying on Mother Nature

    Even in making their own snow, ski slopes relying on Mother Nature
    As flurries fell on browned Appalachian foothills northwest of Hagerstown, Whitetail mountain looked a misty white Thursday, with plumes of snow floating like steam over ski trails. The region's ski resorts all took advantage of surprisingly cold...
  • The Garretts surely will be giving thanks

    The game was 20 years ago, yet Jim Garrett remembers it as if it happened last week. After all, his stroke sapped the strength from his legs, but it didn't rob him of his memories. A father doesn't forget watching his son play quarterback for the Dallas...
  • Christmas Town lights up Busch Gardens in Williamsburg

     Christmas Town lights up Busch Gardens in Williamsburg
    Scott Gasparich, vice president of entertainment at Busch Gardens, sums up the park's annual Christmas Town attraction in two words: "Absolute joy." Of course, given the opportunity, he expands and uses more than two words. "We feel a great sense of...
  • Mayflower Marathon in Hampton to collect food and money for Thanksgiving meals

    HAMPTON — If you're thinking about donating holiday meals for Thanksgiving, you will get your chance this weekend. The 18th annual 106.9 The Fox and FM99 Mayflower Marathon Food and Fund Drive runs Friday through Sunday, Nov. 21-23, at Peninsula...