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Hike off that holiday feast

Hike off that holiday feast

Perhaps your Christmas feast will consist of a few leafy greens, a small serving of tofu and a glass of spring water. Good for you.

December 23, 2013 1:00 pm Photos

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Vail teacher collects socks for children and women in need

Vail teacher collects socks for children and women in need

Twelve years ago when kindergarten teacher Linda Creason helped take clothing donations from her church to a local shelter for women and children, she wanted to do more for the residents.

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Photos: Shopping on Thanksgiving

Photos: Shopping on Thanksgiving

Some people stayed home for Thanksgiving, but others went out and shopped. This is what you may have missed by staying home to enjoy Thanksgiving rather than trying to beat Black Friday.

November 29, 2013 12:10 am Photos

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Hike off that Thanksgiving feast

Hike off that Thanksgiving feast

Perhaps your Thanksgiving feast consisted of a few leafy greens, a small serving of tofu and a glass of spring water. Good for you.

November 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Minnesota Daily Life - Thanksgiving Shopping

Minnesota Daily Life - Thanksgiving Shopping

Shoppers stand in line outside, waiting for Best Buy to open Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 on Thanksgiving evening in Baxter, Minn. (AP Photo/Brainerd Dispatch, Kelly Humphrey)

November 28, 2013 10:54 pm
Minnesota Daily Life - Thanksgiving Shopping

Minnesota Daily Life - Thanksgiving Shopping

Shoppers stand in line outside, waiting for Best Buy to open Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 on Thanksgiving evening in Baxter, Minn. (AP Photo/Brainerd Dispatch, Kelly Humphrey)

November 28, 2013 10:54 pm

Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a need to give thanks

President Abraham Lincoln issued this proclamation making Thanksgiving a national holiday 150 years ago on Oct. 3, 1863.

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Lizzie Bell: I’m thankful I found my cure, but not everyone is so fortunate

Lizzie Bell: I’m thankful I found my cure, but not everyone is so fortunate

I’m one of the lucky ones.

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Alexis Powers: Don't overstuff your horn of plenty

The event that Americans commonly call “the first Thanksgiving” was celebrated by the Pilgrims after their first harvest in the New World in 1621. This feast lasted three days, and was attended by about 53 Pilgrims and 90 American Indians, though sources vary on these numbers.

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Luminaries share what they're thankful for

We asked northwest-side movers and shakers to share their Thanksgiving gratitude. From sports to politics to business, here’s what they had to say:

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Photos: Bugs for Thanksgiving dinner

Photos: Bugs for Thanksgiving dinner

When you went grocery shopping for Thanksgiving, bugs probably weren't on your list. Maybe they should have been.

November 27, 2013 10:29 am Photos

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Fitz: Headlines of the Week

Fitz: Headlines of the Week

Thank God Thanksgiving will be over soon so I can stop fretting about soup kitchens, food banks and hunger in America and just go shopping.

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A look at Thanksgiving Days past

A look at Thanksgiving Days past

First lady Mamie Eisenhower is amused by the gobbling of a 40-pound tom turkey presented to her at the White House, Nov. 14, 1957, fo rthe Eisenhower's Thanksgiving dinner. Mrs. Eisenhower accepted the Illinois-raised turkey just before going to a luncheon party celebrating her 61st birthday…

November 26, 2013 5:08 pm
Holiday travel down in Arizona, across U.S.

Holiday travel down in Arizona, across U.S.

The number of Thanksgiving travelers will be essentially flat this year, but the roads and skies will still be plenty stuffed, according to AAA’s annual travel forecast.

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A bit of thanks from Tucsonans

A bit of thanks from Tucsonans

With the exception of perfecting the turkey, Thanksgiving is a no-pressure holiday. No gifts to give, no expectations dashed, nothing to do but glory in family and friends.

November 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Thanksgiving and Hanukkah — together at the table

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah — together at the table

It’s a meeting of holidays so rare it will be tens of thousands of years before it happens again. Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah — the Jewish Festival of Lights — fall on the same day this year, creating what many celebrants have dubbed “Thanksgivukkah.” And it’s opened up a whol…

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Local faves share their favorite recipes

Local faves share their favorite recipes

So what do Tucson celebs like to nosh on at the holidays?

November 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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THANKSGIVING

THANKSGIVING

The proclamation establishing the first federal Thanksgiving Day, signed by George Washington in 1789, did not sell this month when brought to auction at Christie’s New York.

November 19, 2013 6:17 am
Tucson Giving: The 29th Annual Salvation Army Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Tucson Giving: The 29th Annual Salvation Army Community Thanksgiving Dinner

At 4 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, a large army will mobilize for action.

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Fitz: Mike Hammer-like sleuthing to solve the mystery of the missing Thanksgiving

The dame handed me a shopping list and rubbed her wedding ring like she was rubbing a genie’s lamp. I set down my detective work, rolled back from my desk and said, “Your wish is my command, kitten.”

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