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Baffoe: What I’m Not Thankful For In Sports

Thanksgiving kind of came out of nowhere, didn’t it? Actually, I apologize for that because that question makes me a hypocrite. One of my bigger pet peeves is people who are annually amazed at annual stuff.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2012

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Opinion: Happy Thanksgiving

The Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.

11/22/2012

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Best Thanksgiving Books For Kids

Snuggle up with your little ones and let these beautifully worded (and funny!) stories about being thankful and celebrating with gratitude soak into your heart!

11/21/2012

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Want To Burn Thanksgiving Calories? You Gotta Actually Cook The Dinner

You can actually burn calories at Thanksgiving.

11/21/2012

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Fog Causes Delays For Thanksgiving Travel

A dense fog blanketing Chicago is affecting Thanksgiving travel plans on Wednesday.

11/21/2012

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Best Free Thanksgiving Events In Chicago

Thanksgiving is one holiday that isn’t about spending money and buying gifts. It’s meant to be a time to give thanks, be with loved ones and most importantly, over eat. Here are some free activities going on around Chicagoland this Thanksgiving to help you save a little money before the holiday spending kicks in. Enjoy it; you only have until midnight before Black Friday.

11/20/2012

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Gasoline Prices Dropping Before Thanksgiving

Just in time for your holiday travels, gas prices are going down.

11/19/2012

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Pick-A-Side: What’s Your Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dish?

11/19/2012

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Walter’s Perspective: Christmas Shopping Crowds Thanksgiving

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson talks turkey about the onslaught of commercialism and its impact on Thanksgiving.

11/15/2012

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Expert: Stores Will Soon Be Open All Day On Thanksgiving

While most people will be digesting their turkey dinner next Thursday night, some retail employees will be heading out to work.

11/15/2012

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Best Bars For Black Wednesday In Chicago

If looking to drink and hang out with friends or family members over the Thanksgiving holiday, then check out the best bars for Black Wednesday in Chicago.

11/15/2012

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Easy Steps To Prep Your Home For Holiday Guests

If you plan on hosting overnight guests, you are going to need to prep your home for their arrival.

11/14/2012

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20 Sick From Carbon Monoxide From Grilling In North Side Home

Someone using a grill inside a North Side Kilbourn home Thanksgiving night sickened 13 people due to high carbon monoxide levels.

11/25/2011

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Chicagoans Do Some Last Minute Grocery Shopping

For some, Thanksgiving Day didn’t start in the kitchen, it began at the grocery store.

11/24/2011

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Guide To Black Friday Deals

It’s that time of the year again, early birds! Grab a cup of coffee, set the alarm and make a list. This year, you might not even need to go to bed at all. With many retailers staying open on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday is starting earlier than ever. Some retailers are offering deals starting Thursday evening or even earlier online.

11/24/2011

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Hundreds Come To South Side Church For Free Thanksgiving Groceries

Hundreds of people came to a Roman Catholic Church on Chicago’s South Side Wednesday to get free groceries for Thanksgiving meals.

WBBM Newsradio–11/23/2011

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Crowds Swarm At O’Hare For Thanksgiving Holiday

Gas prices and airfares are higher this year than last, but cost isn’t keeping people home for the holidays.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2011

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Thanksgiving: How To Make It Meaningful For Kids

We know there’s deep-seeded meaning to Thanksgiving. Read on to find out how to share glimpses of that meaning with our preschoolers when food, football and fancy floats seem to take the center stage.

11/22/2011

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Health Officials Offer Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Thanksgiving means a time for food and gratitude, but public health officials say safety should be a top priority too.

11/21/2011

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Best Of Thanksgiving Weekend In Chicago

Thanksgiving weekend in Chicago has more to offer than turkey and fixings. Just say no to the craziness that is Black Friday shopping and try something new this long weekend. Usher in the holiday season by taking part in these fun and festive Thanksgiving happenings.

11/19/2011

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