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3 hrs ago | Western Gazette

Prama thanksgiving service

Dorset-based Christian charity and provider of home care services, Prama, is inviting clients, staff, friends and families to a thanksgiving service. To be held at St Saviours Church in Iford at 2pm on Thursday 25th September it will include traditional hymns, Bible readings, prayers and a short talk.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Margaret Button: The cost of trying new recipes

I have often wondered why I am writing a food column. I am no Julia Child or Ina Garten and my recipes are neither original or elaborate.

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Switched

Every Day Is Thanksgiving With This Gobbling Kitten

Our favorite fall holiday is still a couple of months away, but this little lady seems to celebrate at every meal. Listen as Turkey, an aptly named black kitten at Orange County Animal Services in Orlando, Florida, makes strangely adorable gobbling sounds as she eats -- just like our poultry friends! And lucky for Turkey, her cuteness won over the heart of a local Orlando resident and she was adopted just days after the Orlando Sentinel filmed this video in March 2014.

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Uptown Messenger

Palmer Park in Carrollton is named after 'ardent racist,' researcher says

The arch over the entryway to Palmer Park is the only sign of its namesake. The popular Palmer Park - surrounded by an array of diverse neighborhoods including Carrollton, Fontainebleau, Pigeontown and Hollygrove - was given its name during an era of nostalgia for the Confederacy to honor a pastor so passionately in favor of slavery that Gen.

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The Wall Street Journal

Hispanic Caucus Backs Off Thanksgiving Deadline on Immigration

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is backing off its demand that President Barack Obama act by Thanksgiving on executive action aimed at repairing the immigration system. Instead, the group is set to approve a resolution calling for action by the end of the holiday season, a timetable in line with what Mr. Obama is now promising.

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The Gate

Monte Carlo celebrates Canadian Thanksgiving with month-long deal in October

Looking for an adventure this October for Thanksgiving? Canadians can put the turkey behind them this year and take advantage of a deal from the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, which is showing a little love for Canucks with discounts and special offerings throughout the month, which they're dubbing Canadian Appreciation Month. Offering a discount of 20 percent off room rates for the entire month of October, Canadians can also enjoy some unique Canadian-themed dishes at Monte Carlo's restaurants during their stay.

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BlogHer

5 Reasons to Hit Fall Garage Sales

Fall isn't only the best time to go apple picking, gaze at colorful fall foliage and think about costumes for Halloween. Fall is also a good time to hit your local garage and tag sales.

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The Florida Times-Union

Hunger in Northeast Florida: 'The face of hunger is one that we all recognize'

Volunteers fill bags of food for the needy at a Nourishment Network food distribution site in Flagler County in August. About 2,000 people showed up for a mass food distribution before Thanksgiving in an EverBank Field parking lot sponsored by what was then called Second Harvest North Florida.

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Fiji Times

Nation marks release of peacekeepers

People of different faiths, students, members of government, dignitaries and the RFMF converged at the ANZ Stadium in Suva yesterday to partake in the Interfaith National Day of Thanksgiving for the release of our peacekeepers. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA The Lautoka City Council also joined the rest of the nation to lend a hand in organising a thanksgiving ceremony for the release of Fijian peacekeepers.

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Dansville-Genesee Country Expres

Lisa Sugarman: The open-door policy gets my vote

When I was a kid, we pretty much had an open-door policy in my house. As an only child, I think my mom was hyper aware of how important it was for me to make strong bonds with friends because I had no brothers or sisters around to torment, uh, I mean, keep me company.

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USA Today

Best deals for Caribbean shoulder season

Dollar for dollar, you can live large and stay longer in the Caribbean when you travel during the 'shoulder' season -- i.e., the non-peak time -- that runs from the beginning of September to the middle of December . With a shopping bag of bargains through December 15, 'Fall in Jamaica' istoo good to miss.

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The Hollywood Gossip

Jersey Belle Season 1 Episode 7 Recap: A Happy Jersey Thanksgiving

Last night, on Jersey Belle Season 1 Episode 7, Jamie's adoption struggle was back at the forefront as the baby mama to be considered an abortion. It's also Thanksgiving, and Jaime's family is preparing to visit from up north and produce the best Jersey Thanksgiving that Alabama has ever seen.

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Times of Oman

Fiji president urges violence-free election

Fijian President Epeli Nailatikau speaks at a national thanksgiving service for the release of the 45 Fijian peacekeepers kidnapped by Al-Qaeda linked Syrian rebels on the Golan Heights last month, at the ANZ Stadium in the capital Suva on September 16, 2014. Photo - AFP Fijian President Epeli Nailatikau called for a violence-free election Tuesday as the South Pacific nation prepares to return to democracy almost eight years after a military coup.

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Philly.com

"Scorpion" is the tale of a genius hacker and his misfit team.

TELEVISION'S a year-round affair, but the end of summer still triggers a small avalanche of new broadcast shows. Some networks are staggering their rollouts, but between now and Thanksgiving a couple of dozen new scripted shows will debut.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Daily Texan

Faculty Council votes to extend Thanksgiving break

The Faculty Council voted to extend Thanksgiving break at a specially called meeting Monday. The new schedule is expected to be implemented in 2016, once approved by President William Powers Jr. and Gregory Fenves, executive vice president and provost, according to University spokesman Gary Susswein.

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Columbia Spectator

SGA rundown: Meet your Class of 2018 Reps

Did you miss the Barnard Student Government Association representative council meeting? Council correspondent Emma Goss brings you what you need to know from tonight's meeting: Aku Acquaye, BC '18 and Masha Ikromova, BC '18 attended their first representative council meeting after being elected president and vice president of their class Macy's and Movies: In an interview with Spectator, Acquaye said she wants to focus on inclusivity for all first-year students on campus. Her short-term plans are to organize activities for first-year students who remain on campus during Thanksgiving break, potentially including a trip to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.

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WebWire

The Provisor Group Initiates Food Drive in Collaboration with Cape...

The Provisor Group debuts a new charity campaign in Cape Coral, FL to support the Cape Coral Caring Center, an organization that assists local families in crisis by providing them with food. The Agency will direct raised food to the organization.

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Examiner.com

Free Birds part 1: Problems

When Free Birds was in theatres last fall it caught our attention, and at the beginning of the new year we took a quick look at the time travel elements; it is now available on video, so we are looking a bit more deeply at the problems. A brief summary of the film is covered in those articles, so we will dispense with it here, but will begin with spoilers immediately.

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Nerve News

Fiji to mark Thanksgiving Day for peacekeepers' release

Fiji will celebrate national Thanksgiving Day Sep 16 to commemorate the release of the 45 Fijian UN peacekeepers in Syria, media reported. A statement issued by the information ministry has urged Fijians to hold services across the country, with the National Service of Thanksgiving taking place at the ANZ National Stadium in Suva Tuesday, Fiji Times reported.

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Florida Baptist Witness

Point of View: 10 things we owe David Platt

Many are aware that Dr. David Platt was not my choice for the presidency of the IMB. But the presidential selection committee has assured us that at the end of the intercessory road, Dr. Platt is God's choice.

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