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History of the holiday: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.

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in Weird

Is that banana loaded?

A Colorado man is facing a felony charge after two deputies say he pointed a banana at them.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 27

A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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in Local Sports, Sports, UVA Sports

Mike London To Return For 2015 Season

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Mike London will return as head football coach at Virginia for the 2015 season University of Virginia Director…

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in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local

Regional Prison Lawsuit Settled

Health care will now be monitored at the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women.

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in Albemarle County, Local, Surrounding Counties

Refunds For Appalachian Power Customers

A small refund is coming to APCO customers.

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in Black Friday, Entertainment

‘TIS THE SEASON: Holiday specials airing this week

Here's a look at Christmas classics and new holiday favorites airing this weekend.

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in Black Friday, Entertainment, National

Obama pardons ‘Cheese,’ America’s top turkey

The President pardoned the official Thanksgiving turkey in a tradition that is truly American.

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in Sports

Source: Redskins to start Colt McCoy over RG3

The Washington Redskins plan to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts.

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in Entertainment

Harrison Ford signs on to ‘Blade Runner’ sequel

The actor will reprise his 1982 role as bounty hunter Rick Deckard.

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in Black Friday, Entertainment

Sting, ‘Sesame Street’ set for Macy’s parade

KISS, Miss USA Nia Sanchez, Nick Jonas, and Idina Menzel are also set to take part in the 88th annual parade.

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in Viral Videos, Weird

WATCH: Passengers in Russia’s Arctic give airliner a push

In other countries, you may be asked to push a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, it's a jet.

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in National

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg has heart procedure

Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a heart procedure after reporting discomfort following routine exercise.

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in Entertainment

LISTEN: Adam Sandler’s ‘Thanksgiving’ song

The comedian's infamous ode to turkey day!

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Storm threatens to foil Thanksgiving travel for millions

A nor'easter packing rain and snow is posing special challenges and threatening to cancel flights across the country. a

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in Black Friday, Entertainment

Santa’s little helpers break world record in Bangkok

Thousands of schoolchildren helped break the world record for the largest gathering of Christmas elves.

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in Music

Bon Jovi is ‘hard-pressed’ to let Sambora back in the band

Jon Bon Jovi appears to have severed ties with former bandmate Richie Sambora.

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in National

Judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

U.S. judges overturned measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.

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in Sports, Weird

50 years later, skating team claims Olympics bronze

Fifty years after Vivian and Ronald Joseph skated at the Innsbruck Olympics, the American pair officially got their medals.

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in Lifestyle

SPECIAL SECTION: Hot holiday deals, turkey tips, and more

Black Friday ads, travel tips, and more for a fun-filled holiday weekend.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best wins that happened this week in sports.

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Lions, Eagles, Seahawks have triumphant turkey day

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Philadelphia and Detroit both served up Thanksgiving Day routs while Seattle boosted their playoff hopes.