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Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals

Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals

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NEW YORK (AP) — Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine were on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving.

Here's a look at how Americans prepared to celebrate Thanksgiving.

Entertainment

Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals

Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals

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NEW YORK (AP) — Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine were on the menu as friends and families gathered across the Unite…

Mandolinist Thile to guest host 'Prairie Home'

Mandolinist Thile to guest host 'Prairie Home'

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Host Garrison Keillor plans to stay home and listen to "A Prairie Home Companion" on the radio for a couple of shows th…

Singer John Mayer among 'Late Late Show' subs

Singer John Mayer among 'Late Late Show' subs

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NEW YORK (AP) — Singer John Mayer, filmmaker Judd Apatow and comic Drew Carey will be among the guest hosts that will fill in on CBS's "The La…

Health

Lab-coated Muggles use Harry Potter to study brain

Lab-coated Muggles use Harry Potter to study brain

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Harry Potter swoops around on his broom, faces the bully Malfoy and later runs into a three-headed dog. For scientists study…

US tightens smog limits in bid to protect health

US tightens smog limits in bid to protect health

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-…

Health insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls

Health insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls

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CHICAGO (AP) — The Obama administration will promote health insurance coverage at shopping malls starting on Black Friday and continuing throu…

News

New breed of French protester: sheep

New breed of French protester: sheep

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PARIS (AP) — Disgruntled farmers have brought their sheep to the Eiffel Tower to protest wolf attacks, and what they call the government's ant…

Protesters dwindle to small groups in Ferguson

Protesters dwindle to small groups in Ferguson

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The throngs of protesters who overran Ferguson after the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case dwindled to just a…

Red Cross seeks $1.68 billion for 2015

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GENEVA (AP) — The International Committee of the Red Cross is asking donors for $1.68 billion next year to help people caught up in armed conf…

Top Businesses

Harker Heights Herald

Harker Heights Herald

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The Harker Heights Herald is a weekly local newspaper serving the community of Harker Heights Texas. The Heights Herald covers the Harker Heights Knight's sports teams.   Harker Heights Herald Google Plus page: https://plus.google.com/117732276780960111704/

Covert Cadillac

Covert Cadillac

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11750 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78759

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Savealotmom is here to make your life easier using coupons! I believe in the "realistic" couponing - buying what you need.

South Point Kia

South Point Kia

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Business

EU piling pressure on Google to change ways

EU piling pressure on Google to change ways

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BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union institutions are piling pressure on Google to change the way it operates its business and applies EU rules.

Holiday shopping starts earlier this year

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TEMPLE — Since the holiday shopping season has crept from Black Friday onto Thanksgiving Day, the annual push for discount deals has started e…

Area stores, shoppers gear up for Black Friday

Area stores, shoppers gear up for Black Friday

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With sales ads, maps of stores and a detailed plan of who goes to what store and a list of items to retrieve, Black Friday is an annual tradit…

Taste

Sweet potato pie a great add to the menu

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A good friend in college introduced me to sweet potato pie during a pre-Thanksgiving meal my freshman year.

Hotline help that may save Thanksgiving

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Burnt turkey. Bland stuffing. Crumbly pie crust. Don’t let these Thanksgiving nightmares become your reality. Call the cooking experts at thes…

Cranberries bring flavor to your holiday meal beyond relish or jelly

Cranberries bring flavor to your holiday meal beyond relish or jelly

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If your Thanksgiving table is like many others across the country, there may be strong opinions about how cranberries should appear at the mea…

Faith

Campbell’s 6th book based on sermons from Jamaica revival

Campbell’s 6th book based on sermons from Jamaica revival

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A decade after his last published book comes Dr. William M. Campbell Jr.’s newest work, “Take It by Force: Kingdom Energy Produces Kingdom Results.”

Church led by refugees to dedicate new building

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Pastors Francois Mikobi and James Masasu will host a celebration of thanksgiving this weekend.

Concentrate on having a peaceful Thanksgiving Day

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DEAR DR. GRAHAM: We have some relatives coming for dinner this Thanksgiving, and to be honest I’m not looking forward to it. They usually end …

At Home

All about the harvest: Growing pecans no easy task

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TEMPLE — Anyone interested in raising pecans had better be patient and be prepared to work hard.

Pansy Perfect: Not too early to start planning for pansies

Pansy Perfect: Not too early to start planning for pansies

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No matter where you live, you have a pansy season. If we agree to that, then that means you also have a need for pansy pals or pansy partners,…

7 ways to refresh a bathroom on a budget

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Bathrooms still rank high on the list of home owner renovation projects. 

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Killeen Community Center Meal

Killeen Community Center Meal

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Jacob Nichols, 16, a junior at Harker Heights High School, clears the table for Waltraut and Ricardo Becina at the Killeen Community Center, 2201 E Veterans Memorial Blvd, Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Nichols has volunteered with the Killeen Youth Advisory Commission for five years. He volunteers because, "it feels really good to give back, and to be around a bunch of positive influences."

Killeen Community Center Meal

Killeen Community Center Meal

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Leah Doddy, 14, a freshman at Ellison High School, serves a meal to Bernice Johnson at the Killeen Community Center, 2201 E Veterans Memorial Blvd, Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Doddy is using her service with Killeen's Youth Advisory Commission as a way to earn volunteer hours for the C. E. Ellison Leadership Academy.

Killeen Community Center Meal

Killeen Community Center Meal

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Rayven Dietzman, 12, 7th grade student at Manor Middle School, serves a meal to Diana Siefert, at the Killeen Community Center, 2201 E Veterans Memorial Blvd, Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Dietzman likes to volunteer at this event because she, "likes helping people, and likes seeing people happy."

Killeen Community Center Meal

Killeen Community Center Meal

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Jazmine Batts, 17, a senior at Killeen High School, serves a piece of pie to Marilyn Blankinship, Harker Heights, at the Killeen Community Center, 2201 E Veterans Memorial Blvd, Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Serving the Thanksgiving meal is one way that the Youth Advisory Commission gives back to the local community.

Killeen Community Center Meal

Killeen Community Center Meal

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Volunteers from the Killeen Youth Advisory Commission serve a Thanksgiving meal to the community, Killeen Community Center, 2201 E Veterans Memorial Blvd, Wednesday, November 26, 2014.

Thanksgiving Dfacs

Thanksgiving Dfacs

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Spc. Joshua Stokes of 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, piles food on his plate Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 during the Thanksgiving lunch held at 1st Cavalry Division’s Operation Iraqi Freedom dining facility, on Fort Hood.

Thanksgiving Dfacs

Thanksgiving Dfacs

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Lt. Col. Andrew Watson, commander of the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, carves a turkey Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 at the 1st Cavalry Division’s Operation Iraqi Freedom dining facility, on Fort Hood.

Thanksgiving Dfacs

Thanksgiving Dfacs

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Cameron Vincent, 4, touches an ice sculpture as he is held by his grandfather, Fred Wood, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 at the 1st Cavalry Division’s Operation Iraqi Freedom dining facility, on Fort Hood.

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