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Meet the Woman Who’s Actually Named Happy Thanksgiving

We’d like to wish Happy Thanksgiving a happy Thanksgiving.

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Allegan County Sheriff Says You Don’t Want To Spend Thanksgiving In The Drunk Tank

The night before Thanksgiving is often thought of as the "biggest bar night of the year," but the Allegan County Sheriff's Department is encouraging West Michiganders to enjoy it safely. They say that spending your Thanksgiving in the drunk tank is less than ideal. Here's the message they sent out to local media today:

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It’s Thanksgiving and I’m Thankful for…..

It's one of my favorite holiday weeks, Thanksgiving.  I love having the family over, fixing the big meal, sharing all the fun and chaos that we seem to have.

It is a time to pause and reflect about all the good in our lives and not take our blessings for granted.  There are so many people in need that I hope we recognize what we have and are thankful for it.   But, think about it.  What exactly are we thankful for this year?

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5 Busted Myths About the Pilgrims — They Ate Venison Not Turkey, and More

Thanksgiving is on record as being America’s second-favorite holiday (Christmas wins first prize, of course), so it makes sense that Thanksgiving lore is a part of our shared cultural history and something we start learning early in our lives. But it turns out a lot of what we think we know about Turkey Day is wrong.

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5 Reasons To Be Thankful You’re A Detroit Lions Fan…NOT A Green Bay Packers Fan

Yes, I've heard about Green Bay's four Super Bowl championships and the Lions' one playoff win in the Super Bowl era.

But as the disclaimer guy always says, "past performance does not guarantee future results."

If you disagree, you'd better "double-check" yourself.

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5 Fun Ways to Keep Kids and Grandparents Busy Over Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving means the whole family—in-laws, distant cousins, grandparents and grandchildren—gets together to share a meal, catch up and generally spend some quality time together. If you're the host, it can be a challenge to entertain such a broad gathering of people.

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9 Wacky People Who Show Up for Thanksgiving Dinner

Ah, Thanksgiving. Every family’s tradition is different, but some things always ring true. There will always be a motley crew of folks coming together to celebrate and slip into a tryptophan-induced slumber

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It’s Time to Panic — There May Be a Turkey Shortage This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving without turkey would be like Easter without eggs.

But could it happen?

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5 Thanksgiving Myths Debunked — Pilgrims Didn’t Wear Buckles? (And More)

Thanksgiving, which we've been celebrating in America for centuries now, is a time of family, food and, especially, tradition. Even so, many of the stories we take as gospel about this wonderful holiday—wonderful if you’re not endlessly bickering with your relatives, that is—aren’t true at all. Myth, legend and wishful thinking play into a lot of the misconceptions surrounding Turkey Day.

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5 Simple Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas — Pinecones, Pumpkins, Dolls and More

Getting your family in the mood to eat gobs of delicious food on Thanksgiving may not be the toughest task, but you can always make things memorable by sprucing up the house a bit too. It'll enhance everyone's experience, you'll be able to reuse the decorations next year, and best of all, it's fun.

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5 Fun Facts About Turkeys — Yes, They Can Fly (and Change Color)

Thanksgiving is almost here, which means we start seeing turkeys everywhere—on TV, in our children's school drawings, running through our dreams every single night while we sleep ... you get the idea. And eventually these poor turkeys will be inside many of our overstuffed stomachs as well.

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This New “Thanksgiving Donut” Sounds Like My Own Personal Nightmare

I am one of those people. You know the ones, the ones that don't like their food to touch on their plate? I take it a step further and also only eat one thing at a time: vegetable, then bread, then meat. I can't mix the flavors. It's weirds me out. So, this new donut being offered for Thanksgiving by a New York bakery makes my skin crawl. What's in it? Find out after the jump.

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