Thanksgiving

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665 Accidents, 25 DUI Arrests In Connecticut

Connecticut State Police say they’ve responded to 665 car crashes and arrested 25 people for driving under the influence during beefed-up enforcement during the Thanksgiving holiday period.

11/30/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 27: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions scores a second quarter touchdown in front of Kyle Fuller #23 of the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on November 27 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Five Things: Bears vs. Lions Thanksgiving Roundup

The Detroit Lions have won two Thanksgiving games in a row, both in blowout fashion no less. After nine straight losses on Turkey Day, it is a welcome change for Lions fans.

11/29/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 23: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers runs off the field at the end of the first half against the Minnesota Vikings on November 23, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Keidel: Giving Thanks For Sports

Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.

11/26/2014

Holiday travelers line up on Thanksgiving eve for a security screening before boarding their flights on Nov. 27, 2013, at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C.          (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

40 Million Americans Under Some Type Of Winter Storm Watch As Hundreds Of Flights Canceled

One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year posed special challenges in the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contended with a nor’easter packing rain and snow.

11/26/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions passes the ball during the third quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Thursday Football Breakdown: Chicago Bears At Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions played on Thanksgiving before 24 of the current NFL franchises even existed. The Lions’ first owner scheduled the inaugural game in 1934 to try and generate interest in the team.

11/26/2014

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Calls To Crack Down On Thanksgiving Store Openings

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – State lawmakers, labor and civic officials are denouncing several large stores for opening for business on Thanksgiving. They’re gathering support for a bill that calls for retailers to offer employees two-and-a-half […]

11/24/2014

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Joey Chestnut Devours Turkey To Win Eating Contest

Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird.

11/23/2014

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Ask A Connecticut Expert: Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids

Here are just five simple, easy-to-make craft ideas from an expert Connecticut crafter that any child can do to make Thanksgiving an even happier occasion.

11/21/2014

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Top Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving In Connecticut

Whether it is a formal, elegant feast, a more casual and relaxed family meal or even just a pizza, this year, say “thanks” to the cook or cooks in the family by taking everyone out to one of these top five restaurants that are open and eager to please on Thanksgiving.

11/19/2014

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How To Celebrate Thanksgiving Abroad

Celebrating Thanksgiving might be a difficult thing to do, especially if you have to travel abroad during the holiday. However, with a few simple changes and a little bit of adjusting, it is still possible to make Thanksgiving enjoyable for you and others wherever you are.

11/18/2014

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