Thanksgiving

The line outside Best Buy on Thanksgiving. (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYWNewsradio)

Some Shoppers Get An Early Start On Black Friday Shopping

Many Black Friday shoppers got started Thanksgiving night, as some stores opened earlier than ever before.

11/28/2013

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Wind Limits Balloons, But Not Attendance At Thanksgiving Day Parade

Thousands of people started off their holiday by heading out to the country’s oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday.

11/28/2013

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Keidel: Feasting On Football

The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.

11/28/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Does The Thanksgiving Game Better? Cowboys Vs. Lions

The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.

11/28/2013

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Local Police Departments Step Up Efforts To Keep Drivers Safe On ‘Blackout Wednesday’

Mothers Against Drunk Driving refers to this night as “Blackout Wednesday” noting this day marks the beginning of a spike in binge drinking and drunk driving during the holidays.

11/27/2013

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Deptford Shoppers Pitch Tents 3 Days Before Thanksgiving For Black Friday Deals

Rembert wanted to be first in line so badly that she set up a tent on Monday afternoon.

11/27/2013

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Airport Officials: Be Patient With Delays

“This is the morning we were not hoping for but predicted, that we were going to have some weather-related delays,” said Airport Spokesperson Victoria Lupica.

11/27/2013

Buses are becoming a popular way to get home for the holidays. (Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Buses Becoming A Growing Travel Trend

A steady stream of soggy travelers lined up in the rain Wednesday morning to board buses to get home for the holidays.

11/27/2013

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Some Counties In Philadelphia Region Declaring Overnight ‘Code Blues’

Burlington County, NJ is at least the third area to do so.

11/27/2013

Electronics retialer P.C. Richard took out a full page newspaper ad blasting stores that are open on Thanksgiving day. (Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Major Retailer Remains Closed On Thanksgiving, Rips Those That Open

For the 18th consecutive year, electronics retailer P.C. Richard & Son has taken out ads ripping those businesses that open on Thanksgiving.

11/27/2013

'Supper' chef/owner Mitch Prensky. (credit: Steve Tawa)

Local Chef Riffs On Best Method For Cooking Thanksgiving Turkey

On this day before Thanksgiving, a local chef has some tips that you may want to consider before you lumber over to the oven and shove the bird in whole.

11/27/2013

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Immigration Advocates Hold UN-Thanksgiving Dinner To Protest Deportation

Dozens of immigration advocates braved the cold and rain Tuesday to hold an UN-Thanksgiving Day dinner to demand that President Obama immediately stop deportations of undocumented immigrants.

11/27/2013

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Local Volunteers Dish Out MANNA’s Holiday Pies Just In Time For Thanksgiving

Since 1997, the non-profit MANNA has held its “Pie in the Sky” fundraiser to bring in dollars for their efforts of feeding critically ill people in the region.

11/27/2013

Drexel sophomore Kathryn Woolf. (credit: John Ostapkovich)

Families Learn How Much Water Thanksgiving Meal Requires

The Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center has a temporary exhibit showing the “water footprint” of a traditional Thanksgiving feast.

11/27/2013

Fire Chief Chip Lillie (credit: Michelle Durham)

Local Fire Officials Offer Tips To Keep Your Thanksgiving From Going Up In Flames

The Thanksgiving holiday is a joyous one, but it can also be a dangerous one.

11/27/2013

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