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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • 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...
  • Pilgrim Pair arrive at Publix for Thanksgiving

    Pilgrim Pair arrive at Publix for Thanksgiving
    Guess who's coming to Thanksgiving dinner? That cute ceramic Pilgrim couple! The celeb salt & pepper shakers, introduced in a charming 1998 Publix commercial, are arriving in stores for $5.99 for a limited time, according to Publix.com. Over the...
  • Black Friday no longer the kick-off of holiday discount season

    Black Friday no longer the kick-off of holiday discount season
    Like a clump of mistletoe, draining the life from its host branches, Christmas season merchandise has inched its way onto store shelves, practically bumping Jack the Ripper from his spooky post. Now, twinkling trees and sparkling snowmen have taken up...
  • 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...
  • It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, $10 off at Target

    It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, $10 off at Target
    Happy Freebie Friday!  It's time for another fantastic freebie free-for-all! I've added a new Black Friday category so you can easily keep up with shopping strategies and the best deals for holiday shopping. This week's offers include the popular...
  • Feeding 5000 brings Southeast Community to the table

    Feeding 5000 brings Southeast Community to the table
    NEWPORT NEWS — In the parking lot at United House of Prayer For All People on Saturday afternoon, Chris Synaker sits at a full table, with a full plate of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner in front of him and tears in his eyes. Synaker is homeless...
  • Langley Transit Center provides comforts of home, Thanksgiving traditions

    Langley Transit Center provides comforts of home, Thanksgiving traditions
    Five Langley airmen were finally on a plane and headed home after a nearly 50-day deployment to Ebola-stricken West Africa. Then they learned there would be an extension to their deployment — a 21-day isolation to ensure they had not contracted...
  • Rain expected in Hampton Roads on Thanksgiving eve

    Rain expected in Hampton Roads on Thanksgiving eve
    Rain is expected to fall on the Peninsula Wednesday as many people plan to hit the road or take to the skies for Thanksgiving weekend. A low pressure system developing off the Florida coast moving toward Virginia late Tuesday night is expected to...
  • 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:...