Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Stafford throws 5 TDs to lift Lions to Thanksgiving rout

Duane Burleson/AP Calvin Johnson hauls in one of his three touchdowns during Thanksgiving romp over Eagles. DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson combined for one of the best games of their careers, helping the surging Detroit Lions keep the Philadelphia Eagles reeling. Stafford tied a career high with five touchdown passes. Three of them were to Johnson, who ...

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Michael Dukakis wants your Thanksgiving turkey carcass

Steven Senne/AP If you’re unsure how to use your Thanksgiving turkey carcass, give it to former Massachusetts governor and soup lover Michael Dukakis so he can make stew. Michael Dukakis is so eager to get his hands on some turkey carcasses, he gave out his home address. The thrifty former Massachusetts governor collects leftovers every Thanksgiving so he can make ...

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Man jumps White House fence as Obamas celebrate Thanksgiving

A man has been arrested after jumping the fence at the White House and running onto the North Lawn while the First Family was inside celebrating Thanksgiving. The White House was put into lockdown after the incident around 2:45 p.m. Thursday. Secret Service agents quickly apprehended the man, identified as Joseph Caputo, though it’s unclear how far onto the property ...

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Market Wrap: Stocks End Flat Ahead of Thanksgiving Holiday

Filed under: Energy, Market News, Economic Indicators, Consumer Goods, Healthcare Industry Richard Drew/APNew York Stock Exchange executive Douglas Foley and his daughter meet Santa Claus from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade on the trading floor before Wednesday’s opening bell. By Sinead Carew NEW YORK — The major U.S. indexes were virtually unchanged Wednesday at the close of a quiet trading day ...

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Cheap Gas Fueling Expanded Thanksgiving Travel Day

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Travel, Transportation, Gas Prices Matt York/APA motorist fuels his vehicle Tuesday in Gilbert, Ariz. With Thanksgiving gas prices at its cheapest since 2008, the number of travelers is expected to rise. By JUSTIN PRITCHARD LOS ANGELES — An expanded version of America’s annual Thanksgiving travel saga was under way Wednesday with gas prices low and terrorism ...

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12 Frugal Shopping Tips for Thanksgiving

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Food & Beverage, How to Save Money Getty ImagesThanksgiving feasts can be tasty without being too pricey. By Maria Lalonde With Thanksgiving fast approaching, many of us are already licking our lips at the promise of plump turkeys and flaky apple pies. But those of us who’ve hosted before know there can be a lot of ...

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Don’t Let the Airlines Lose Your Luggage This Thanksgiving

Filed under: Travel, Transportation & Logistics, Consumer Issues Alan Diaz/AP By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ NEW YORK — Heading into winter, fliers should take extra precautions with their checked luggage — December and January are traditionally the worst months for lost bags. To avoid problems, arrive at the airport early enough to let your bag get to the plane, and print out ...

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More Thanksgiving Travelers; Don’t Get Stuck at the Airport

Filed under: Travel, Gas Prices Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post via Getty Images By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ NEW YORK — A stronger economy and lower gas prices mean Thanksgiving travelers can expect more congested highways this year. During the long holiday weekend, 46.9 million Americans are expected to go 50 miles or more from home, the highest number since 2007, according to ...

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When to Book Thanksgiving Travel — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Travel, Savings Experiment Thanksgiving is the perfect holiday to go home and spend time with your family. Unfortunately, that also means it’s one of the busiest and most expensive times of the year to travel in the U.S. Thankfully, there are some ways for you to fly home without gobbling up your savings. First, when it comes to ...

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Good News, Thanksgiving Travelers: Booking Later Will Be Fine

Filed under: Travel, Airfare, Vacation Planning, Saving Getty Images Conventional wisdom and a lot of statistics have shown that booking your travel well in advance is usually the best way to get a good deal. But for travel this Thanksgiving, an analysis by one travel site suggests that procrastinating won’t cost you — unless you wait to the very last-minute. ...

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