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Nearly Half of Americans Want to Skip the Holidays; Do You? — Survey of the Day

The holiday season has snuck up on the American consumer once again, and rather than feeling completely overwhelmed by travel plans and last-minute shopping and the millionth playing of 'Jingle Bell Rock,' almost half of the population simply wishes we could just skip Christmas altogether.

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How to Unfreeze Your Frozen Bird

Most of us buy a frozen turkey for Thanksgiving which means it will have to be thawed before it’s cooked. Thawing a turkey can be tricky but there a few easy guidelines to follow and you should be ready to cook on turkey day. The UDSA warns that turkeys have to be kept at a safe temperature during thawing and there are three ways to do that.

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10 Bizarre Thanksgiving Foods: Vegan Turkey, Gravy Soda and More

Thanksgiving is a time for the family to come together, tell stories, then sit down and feast on some tasty, belly-expanding deliciousness. Turkey, gravy, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie are all Thanksgiving staples, but if you want to really spice things up a bit this year, we have some ideas.

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Thanksgiving is Early This Year

If Thanksgiving seems early this year, it is. This is the earliest in November turkey day can be. Thanksgiving always falls on the 4th Thursday in November and this year, the 1st was a Thursday, making Thanksgiving early. This is one of the holiday’s they call a ‘moveable’ feast, it doesn’t have a specific date.

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Americans Are Still Traveling This Thanksgiving, Just Not Very Far

Holiday travel will bring increased traffic to the American highways this Thanksgiving weekend. However, with many families still simply trying to operate day-to-day on shoestring budgets, people are expected to plan shorter trips to carve their turkeys this year as a means to save money on fuel and other expenses.

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What Will Thanksgiving Dinner Cost This Year? — Dollars and Sense

The price of Thanksgiving is going up this year, but not as much as you might think.

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Behind the Scenes at B98.5′s 13th Annual ‘TANKSgiving Food Drive’ [PICTURES] [VIDEO]

THANK YOU! Thanks again this year for your wonderful support of B98.5′s 13th Annual “TANKS”giving Food Drive. After a long 98.5 hours, it was worth it. You have helped to donate 7 tons of food and about $3,700. That will go along way to feeding the hungry in central Maine. It's very much appreciated by the Augusta Salvation Army & the Waterville Salvation Army and many are food banks.

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B98.5′s 13th Annual TANKSgiving Food Drive – Day 4 [Video]

Day 4...Last full day...We're getting down to it. Please, please join me for B98.5′s 13th Annual “TANKS”giving Food Drive. We wrap it our 98.5 hours tomorrow morning. Come see me at the TANK on top of the hill at Camp Keyes, just off Western Avenue in Augusta. Thanks to you, “TANKS”giving has become one of New England’s largest food drives.

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B98.5′s 13th Annual TANKSgiving Food Drive – Day 3 [Video]

Day 3 is well underway...Join me for B98.5′s 13th Annual “TANKS”giving Food Drive right through Friday (November 9th,) at the TANK on top of the hill at Camp Keyes, just off Western Avenue in Augusta. Thanks to you, “TANKS”giving has become one of New England’s largest food drives.

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B98.5′s 13th Annual TANKSgiving Food Drive – Day 2 [Video]

Day 2...Sorry about the audio quality, but man it's windy on top of the hill!

Day 2 is well underway...Join me for B98.5′s 13th Annual “TANKS”giving Food Drive, Today through Friday (November 5th-9th,) at the TANK on top of the hill at Camp Keyes, just off Western Avenue in Augusta. Thanks to you, “TANKS”giving has become one of New England’s largest food drives.

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