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Thanksgiving

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Top Thanksgiving Articles

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  • Despite more time to shop, Black Friday weekend customers spend less

    Despite more time to shop, Black Friday weekend customers spend less
    Despite extra time to shop as more retailers opened for business on Thanksgiving Day, consumers spent less money this year during the first four days of the official start of the holiday shopping season, according to a survey released Sunday by the...
  • Long Reach High School troupe dancing on clouds after invite to Macy's Parade

    Long Reach High School troupe dancing on clouds after invite to Macy's Parade
    Robin Flood was making plans to celebrate Thanksgiving in Boston with her family when she received the invitation last month. As the director of Long Reach High School's dance program, it was an important change of plans: The school's dance company...
  • Spare the turkey, pass the fruit [Letter]

    President Obama will get a break from "Obamacare" when he pardons the traditional Thanksgiving turkey. Each of us can also set aside our cares by pardoning a turkey and choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance — one that gives thanks for our...
  • Turkey visits Youth's Benefit to celebrate Thanksgiving [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated Nov. 24, 1988: Harford was getting ready for Thanksgiving 25 years ago this week, and students at Youth's Benefit Elementary School in Fallston got a visit from Tom Turkey, a 40-pound bronze breed who was not going to be the main...
  • Fewer Marylanders expected to travel on Thanksgiving

    Fewer Marylanders expected to travel on Thanksgiving
    For the first time since the economy tanked and the country went into recession in 2008, fewer Marylanders are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday than did the previous year. Don't get your hopes up for an easy commute, though. While less...
  • United Way distributes 100 Thanksgiving meals in Carroll

    United Way distributes 100 Thanksgiving meals in Carroll
    The United Way of Central Maryland ensured that 100 Carroll County families will have a hearty Thanksgiving meal next week. Volunteers on Friday distributed 100 Thanksgiving meals, including a 14-pound turkey and a variety of side dishes, outside of the...
  • Sauerkraut and turkey: an essential Baltimore Thanksgiving

    Sauerkraut and turkey: an essential Baltimore Thanksgiving
    The workmen who built the Great Wall of China ate it for strength. Sailors on early American clipper ships consumed it for health during long voyages. It has tickled Teutonic taste buds and made its way across France, England and the New World. It has...
  • Bel Air and Havre de Grace churches open for Thanksgiving dinners

    Bel Air and Havre de Grace churches open for Thanksgiving dinners
    The holiday season is usually a time for families, friends and communities to come together, show their support for each other and give back to mankind. It's an ideal that's been exemplified the past two Thanksgiving Days in Bel Air and for a quarter of...
  • Volunteer circus warms long Thanksgiving food line

    Volunteer circus warms long Thanksgiving food line
    The Thanksgiving meal waiting inside was warm and rich, but the scores of people standing in line outside at the Virginia S. Baker Recreation Center on Thursday morning looked somber as the cold wind whipped past them. But just after 10 a.m., a tiny...
  • Annual Goodwill Thanksgiving feast draws thousands

    Annual Goodwill Thanksgiving feast draws thousands
    People lined up outside the Baltimore Convention Center on Wednesday well before the 58th annual Goodwill Thanksgiving Dinner began at noon. Within the first hour, dozens departed with bellies full and leftovers in tow, filing past hundreds more eager...
  • Religion briefs

    Thanksgiving services •The Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer will hold a Thanksgiving Eve service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 7606 Quarterfield Road in Glen Burnie. Finger food and coffee will be served after the service of Holy Communion,....
  • Additions to annual Christmas display on track

    Additions to annual Christmas display on track
    When your annual Christmas display already contains more than 50,000 lights and hundreds of moving, lighted reindeer, polar bears, a couple of Santas, angels and snowmen, what do you add to make the whole glitzy package even more appealing? You add...