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Thanksgiving

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  • What Labor Day needs is an official meal

    What Labor Day needs is an official meal
    Like Thanksgiving, Labor Day is a national holiday. Unlike Thanksgiving, it does not have an official meal. One-hundred-and-twenty years on, it's time we had one. I'm nominating the peppers-and-eggs sandwich as the official meal of Labor Day, and I'll...
  • Ravens hold off Steelers' rally for 22-20 victory on Thanksgiving night

    Ravens hold off Steelers' rally for 22-20 victory on Thanksgiving night
    The Ravens are very much back in playoff position, and they can thank Joe Flacco's arm, Justin Tucker's foot and the hands of the Pittsburgh Steelers' Emmanuel Sanders. Who needs anything like the wildcat offense when your quarterback is keeping the...
  • Butterball says it has shortage of large, fresh turkeys

    Butterball says it has shortage of large, fresh turkeys
    While Butterball, the nation's largest turkey producer, said it was facing a shortage of fresh, large birds weeks before Thanksgiving, Maryland's poultry giant Perdue said it would have no trouble meeting demand. "Perdue is not experiencing any...
  • Thanksgiving holiday is one filled with traditions [Column]

    How was your Thanksgiving? Mine was great, thanks! Well, to tell the truth, it was just okay. No, it was tolerable. Yes, that's the word, tolerable. And totally predictable. One day, I'm going to have the Thanksgiving nervous breakdown I've surely earned...
  • Black Friday stretches into long weekend of buying

    Black Friday stretches into long weekend of buying
    Although the traditional start to the holiday shopping season is still days away, Morgan Somerville has already mapped out her bargain-hunting strategy. The student employment manager at Stevenson University will pass up Thanksgiving specials to focus...
  • Cold rain, wintry mix possible for Thanksgiving travelers

    Cold rain, wintry mix possible for Thanksgiving travelers
    Early forecasts for the busy pre-Thanksgiving travel days call for cold rain or a wintry mix of precipitation possible to further disrupt the chaos. The Weather Channel is calling for a 90 percent chance of rain Tuesday and a 100 percent chance of rain,...
  • City hopes to finish emergency water main work by Thanksgiving

    Baltimore City is making progress on three different water and sewer repair projects in Hampden, and hopes to finish one that affects merchants on The Avenue in the next two to three weeks, Public Works officials say. "We just have a lot of work going...
  • NPD Group's Shop-o-Meter finds 8 percent of holiday shopping is done

    NPD Group's Shop-o-Meter finds 8 percent of holiday shopping is done
    If you’re thinking the holiday shopping season has crept up sooner in the year than usual, you might be right. The buying and selling "is off to an earlier start than any other holiday season I can remember," says Marshal Cohen, who follows...
  • Heavy holiday traffic anticipated for I-95 in Harford, Cecil

    Heavy holiday traffic anticipated for I-95 in Harford, Cecil
    While slightly fewer Marylanders are expected to be traveling for Thanksgiving this year compared to last, there will still be hundreds of thousands of people traveling through Harford County this week. A large portion of drivers in Maryland are...
  • Havre de Grace man offers a new telling of the old Thanksgiving story

    Havre de Grace man offers a new telling of the old Thanksgiving story
    In 1620, 393 Novembers ago, a small ship was being rocked and tossed in the cold North Atlantic. And on board were its captain and Ship's Master, Christopher Jones, Pilgrim leaders: William Bradford, William Brewster, Myles Standish, 101 English men,...
  • Harford to be lit up for Hanukkah

    Harford to be lit up for Hanukkah
    Members of Harford County's Jewish community begin the annual eight-day celebration of Hanukkah tonight (Wednesday) and, like their counterparts across the country, they will also enjoy Thanksgiving in the midst of that observance. Hanukkah begins...
  • Heavy rains with chance for wintry precipitation to disrupt Thanksgiving travel

    Heavy rains with chance for wintry precipitation to disrupt Thanksgiving travel
    Icy and snowy conditions along with heavy rain could snarl traffic and complicate air travel in Maryland and many parts of the eastern United States on Tuesday and Wednesday — two of the biggest travel days of the year as people head home for...