Thanksgiving

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Kimberly Dole
November 27, 2019 - 3:39 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The holiday season is officially underway and the city is full of life! Here's your chance to bring some holiday cheer during the extended weekend. Whether you're looking to party it up or relax, we've got you covered with the best food, drinks, shows and music the area has...
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November 27, 2019 - 1:13 pm
The Thanksgiving travel rush is now underway, as many head off to their holiday destinations. According to AAA , 55.3 million people are expected to drive and take a plane or train during Thanksgiving week. The travel organization is predicting an increase of 1.6 million travelers compared to last...
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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)
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November 27, 2019 - 12:20 pm
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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NYPD security
NYPD
Kimberly Dole
November 27, 2019 - 11:51 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD outlined security measures and other important details for they will be taking for the 2019 Thanksgiving balloon inflation and Thanksgiving Day Parade. Heavy traffic is anticipated and with multiple street closures beginning on Wednesday, department executives...
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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
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Kimberly Dole
November 27, 2019 - 10:50 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The 2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is almost underway. The show features 16 huge character balloons, lavish floats, bands and performances. This year, the parade is expected to have 8,000 participants, 3.5 million spectators from across the globe and over 50 million...
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November 27, 2019 - 10:00 am
When exactly is the right time to start preparing the Thanksgiving fixings? A local poultry expert says right now. If you can, Dean Frankenfield of Godshall's Poultry in Philadelphia's Reading Terminal Market recommends picking up a fresh turkey. “You can tell by the skin if it's nice and moist and...
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November 27, 2019 - 7:15 am
As you're planning your Thanksgiving feast, a local dietician has some tips on how to make the big meal healthier. Audra Wilson, who works at Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Chicago, advised against starving yourself beforehand to "save calories" since that will likely make you overeat at...
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November 27, 2019 - 4:46 am
Thanksgiving is a perfect time to gather with family and friends to reflect on the past year and give thanks. Along with watching football, attending the Thanksgiving Parade, and sharing a delicious meal, many of us also express gratitude for our loved ones on this special day. In celebrating...
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President Donald Trump pardons Butter, the national Thanksgiving turkey, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in Washington, as first lady Melania Trump watches. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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November 26, 2019 - 9:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump couldn’t resist riffing on the House impeachment inquiry Tuesday as he continued the tradition of pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey, generating holiday-season laughter at the expense of House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, one of his chief...
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Meg Jones cleans the snow off her car outside her house on 2nd Avenue in Scottsbluff, Neb., Tuesday morning, Nov. 16, 2019. "I'm glad we don't have school," the Scottsbluff High School junior said. The snow started falling Monday late afternoon and continued through Tuesday morning. (Brad Staman/The Star-Herald via AP)
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November 26, 2019 - 9:28 pm
DENVER (AP) — Heavy snow and wind shut down highways Tuesday in Colorado and Wyoming, closed schools in Nebraska and forced more than 1,000 travelers to sleep overnight in Denver’s airport after hundreds of flights were canceled just as Thanksgiving travel moved into high gear. The storm was...
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