thanksgiving

Dick's Sporting Goods
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Andrew Limberg
July 27, 2020 - 11:27 am
Pittsburgh-based sports retail giant Dick’s Sports Goods is joining a growing list of major retailers that have announced they will be closed on Thanksgiving this year.
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Marta Zielinska
July 27, 2020 - 10:30 am
Target stores nationwide will be closed on Thanksgiving Day this year. It is one of several measures the company is taking for the holiday season to keep staff and shoppers safe amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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President Donald Trump holds up a tray of Thanksgiving dinner during a surprise Thanksgiving Day visit to the troops, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
November 29, 2019 - 10:19 am
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — President Donald Trump paid a surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan, where he announced the U.S. and the Taliban have been engaged in ongoing peace talks and said he believes the Taliban want a cease-fire. Trump arrived at Bagram Air Field shortly after 8:...
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Traffic Jam
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Shelby Cassesse
November 26, 2019 - 11:47 am
Over 55 million Americans will travel this week. That’s the second highest Thanksgiving travel volume on record.
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family members sitting at table and holding plate with turkey in Thanksgiving day
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“If you go into traffic and you know it's going to be traffic, you're more prepared for it. If you say there's not going to be any traffic, you're not going to be prepared for it,” said Psychiatrist Dr. Christian Conte during an interview with KDKA Radio on Tuesday.
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Two male turkeys from North Carolina named Bread and Butter, that will be pardoned by President Donald Trump, stretch their wings as they relax in their hotel room at the Willard InterContinental Hotel, Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, in Washington. The turkeys will be pardoned during a ceremony at the White House ahead of Thanksgiving. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Associated Press
November 26, 2019 - 9:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Which Thanksgiving turkey will earn a presidential pardon? Will it be Bread or Butter? The White House is sponsoring an online contest to help President Donald Trump as he contemplates his role in the 30-year-old tradition of sparing the National Thanksgiving Turkey. According to...
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First lady Melania Trump looks over the 2019 White House Christmas tree as it is delivered to the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. The Douglas fir is approximately 23 feet tall and was grown by Larry and Joanne Snyder at Mahantongo Valley Farms in Pennsylvania. Since 1966, the National Christmas Tree Association has held a contest that awards its winner with the honor of presenting their tree to the first family and will serve as a centerpiece for Christmas decorations in the Blue Room of the White House. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Associated Press
November 25, 2019 - 2:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump opened the holiday season in the nation’s capital Monday by accepting delivery of the official White House Christmas tree. Members of the U.S. Marine Band played “O Christmas Tree” as a pair of horses named Cash and Ben trotted up the White House driveway pulling a...
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FILE - This Nov. 2, 2009, file photo shows a Thanksgiving turkey in Concord, N.H. Food safety experts say raw turkeys shouldn’t be rinsed, since that can spread harmful bacteria. Cooking should kill any germs. But bacteria can still spread in other ways, so washing and sanitizing hands and surfaces is still important. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe, File)
Associated Press
November 25, 2019 - 10:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food experts say don’t — repeat don’t — wash the turkey before popping it in the oven on Thanksgiving Day. They say that could spread the germs lurking on your turkey in the kitchen sink or nearby food. But it’s been...
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Thanksgiving turkey
Andrew Limberg
November 21, 2019 - 11:40 am
Do you know someone in the City of Pittsburgh that needs a meal on Thanksgiving?
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