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Thanksgiving

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  • 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...
  • Cowboys, Eagles find themselves back in same situation 17 days after first meeting

    Cowboys, Eagles find themselves back in same situation 17 days after first meeting
    Not much has changed in the last couple of weeks except the urgency. Before, it was a big game. Now, it's the biggest game. The Dallas Cowboys play the Philadelphia Eagles tonight at Lincoln Financial Field, and since they're both 9-4 and tied for first...
  • Black Friday shoppers out early to get holiday deals

    Black Friday shoppers out early to get holiday deals
    Debby and Geri Howell spent Friday morning as they normally do, hitting the Black Friday sales in Hobart. But the two Lowell residents said they noticed their annual shopping trip wasn’t as busy as it has been in the past. “It was pretty...
  • Try Thanksgiving without turkey

    This week, President Obama will pardon two turkeys to promote the turkey industry. Every one of us can exercise that same pardon power by choosing a Thanksgiving observance without eating turkey. It’s a most fitting way to give thanks for our life,...
  • Renwald: Brown Derby a classic in-between cocktail

    Thanksgiving has become an unintentional day of drinking. All of the party planning and the stress that goes along with entertaining crowds for an entire day leave us thirsty for a little unraveling. The pregaming ritual as we tighten the napkin rings...
  • New York restaurant offering $35K Thanksgiving dinner

    On a day that's all about being thankful for what you have, what's better than spending thousands of dollars indulging in an excessively lavish meal? Obviously that was sarcasm, but the Thanksgiving menu at Old Homestead restaurant in New York City is...
  • What's trending: DWTS, Ferguson, Miami Heat, Thanksgiving & more

    Social media is raging today about the Dancing with the Stars season finale, Ferguson protests, the Miami Heat and more. Here's a deeper look into what's trending on the eve of Thanksgiving.  1. Dancing with the Stars Season Finale Alfonso Riberio,...
  • Meghan Trainor sings Thanksgiving carols we can all relate to

    Meghan Trainor sings Thanksgiving carols we can all relate to
    Let’s be honest, most families’ Thanksgivings don’t come close to a Norman Rockwell painting. “All about that Bass” singer Meghan Trainor channeled her awkward family holiday moments into fake Thanksgiving carols for...
  • A relic unearthed: the black-and-white holiday family photo

    This photo stays in my head like yesterday's brandy. My cousin's wife found it, scanned it and emailed it to me and my siblings around the country. The Thanksgiving still life. An heirloom, really. Like a scene from Samuel Beckett, where nothing much...
  • 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...
  • Hampton Roads holiday calendar

    Here is a list of holiday events around the Hampton Roads area. It will be updated regularly. NEWPORT NEWS Thursday, Nov. 27-Jan. 1: Celebration in Lights at Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Avenue, opens on Thanksgiving and runs through New Year'...