• Thanksgiving recipes

    Garlic Rosemary Turkey 1 whole turkey (10 to 12 pounds) 6 to 8 garlic cloves, peeled 2 large lemons, halved 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed 1 teaspoon rubbed sage Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Cut six to eight small slits in …

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  • Fires burn in Ferguson; gunshots heard in streets

    FERGUSON, Mo. — Flames engulfed at least a dozen businesses in Ferguson early this morning and gunfire kept firefighters at bay after protests over the decision not to indict a police officer in Michael Brown’s death turned violent, despite pleas for peace from Brown’s family …

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  • Thanksgiving Recipes

    Taste of Home Pumpkin Pie Dip 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 cup canned pumpkin 1/2 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger Gingersnap cookies In a large bowl, beat …

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  • Former DC mayor Marion Barry dies

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation’s capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows …

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  • Traditional Thanksgiving dinner to cost more this year

    LITTLE ROCK — It will cost families more to prepare the Thanksgiving meal this year, due largely to an increase in the average cost of frozen turkey and a gallon of whole milk. According to Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 29th annual survey, it will cost $46.23 …

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  • Mike Nichols, crafter of films, plays, dies at 83

    NEW YORK — Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as “The Graduate,” “Angels in America” and “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” has died. He was 83. The death was …

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  • Turkey production falls, but wholesale prices see upsurge

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Turkey production is at its lowest level in nearly three decades and wholesale prices are at an all-time high, but Thanksgiving cooks probably won’t see much difference in the price they pay at the stores for their frozen birds. This year’s …

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  • Arkansas trots to No. 2 turkey producing state

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Arkansas has trotted into second place among turkey-producing states after North Carolina’s gobbler population fell sharply as U.S. turkey numbers hit a 28-year low. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reports Minnesota remained king of the roost in 2014 with an …

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  • Forecast: Get ready for crowded airports this Thanksgiving

    DALLAS — If you’re flying somewhere for Thanksgiving, expect airports to be even more crowded this year. U.S. airlines expect to carry 24.6 million passengers over the 12 days surrounding Thanksgiving, up 1.5 percent from last year. The worst day: Nov. 30, the Sunday after …

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  • Bringing parents to work bridges generation gap

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Seta Whitford-Stark was dumbfounded last year when she found out her daughter Amy quit her job at an employee-recruiting agency to work for LinkedIn, an Internet company that Seta had never heard of. Amy tried to explain what the online professional …

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  • CorningWare glass inventor Donald Stookey dies in N.Y.

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — S. Donald Stookey is no household name, but his best-known invention truly is: CorningWare, the durable, heat-resistant ceramic glass used since the 1950s to make millions upon millions of baked lasagnas, tuna casseroles and other potluck-dinner dishes. The scientist, who …

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  • Candidate dies after accident

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An 81-year-old Democrat in the race for a U.S. House seat in eastern Oklahoma died from injuries he sustained in a car accident, police said Monday. Earl Emmitt Everett, a retired school teacher and Korean War veteran, died Sunday at a …

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