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Deadline to request beef referendum ballots extended
To ensure maximum participation and opportunity to learn about the upcoming beef referendum, the deadline for Minnesota beef producers to request a ballot has been extended until Jan. 17.
A 67-year-old caroling tradition
Ruthanna Weber, 98, has been organizing a Kenwood, Md., caroling tradition since World War II when she was in the Navy.
How to care for a cut Christmas tree
Cut Christmas trees must be watered and kept hydrated to last through the holidays and to prevent them from becoming fire hazards. This includes small tabletop trees.
VIDEO: Journalism school honors Ron Burgundy
Emerson College in Boston changed the name of its School of Communication for one day to honor fictitious television anchorman Ron Burgundy. Actor and comedian Will Ferrell, who plays Burgundy, was at the school in character.
VIDEO: How to carve a Thanksgiving turkey
Evan Lobel of Lobel's joins Martha Stewart and actor Roger Bart and teaches how to properly carve a turkey.
VIDEO: Holiday travelers contend with wind, rain, snow
Wind, rain and snow are expected to make travel difficult for much of the Eastern U.S. on Wednesday, as millions head out for Thanksgiving.
VIDEO: Families struggle for Thanksgiving food following gov't cuts
Every Thanksgiving, millions of families find it difficult to get a turkey on the table, and this year's celebration will be even more difficult than usual for those with low incomes following government cuts.
Turkeys are funny-looking and tasty, but can they fly?
Turkeys are an ungainly mess of a bird. Their bodies appear too big for their scrawny legs, and they are pocked with all manner of bizarre anatomical structures, including snoods (fleshy bumps on their foreheads) and a dewlap (that distinctive flappy wattle under its neck). But amazingly, the bird - at least in its wild form - can fly.
Overlap with Thanksgiving prompts second look at Hanukkah
The extremely rare overlap of Thanksgiving and the first full day of Hanukkah has triggered a more deliberate look for many American Jews at a holiday that's not been considered particularly important.
Apple pie has no place at Thanksgiving
It's practically a law that in late November, every publication must offer a Thanksgiving guide. This year, I would like to draw your attention to two exceptional ones.
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