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"Friendsgiving" pulls Hoosick Falls together for holiday meal

Community center hopes event sparks a continued tradition
11/27/2014 08:49 PM EST
HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. >> The Hoosick Armory Youth Center and Community Coalition hosted its very first "Friendsgiving" on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, to deliver food to families and host a supper of its own. Before sitting down to Thanksgiving supper with conventional flare in the basement of the HAYC3 Armory on Thursday, over 45 volunteers spent the week preparing pies, turkey and vegetables 
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Bennington soup kitchen continues Thanksgiving legacy

Ministry pastor: "Nobody should go without a Thanksgiving meal"
BENNINGTON >> Harvest House hosted its annual Thanksgiving supper on Thursday, which has been a longstanding tradition since before the soup kitchen was established. A handful of volunteers from the Bennington soup kitchen, which is affiliated with Harvest Christian Ministries, plated roughly 40 meals of traditional Thanksgiving fare in the morning, and delivered them to every individual or Full Story
SPORTS
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Eagles roll over Cowboys 33-10 for NFC East lead

LeSean McCoy rushed for 159 yards and a score in Philly's win
ARLINGTON, TEXAS >> LeSean McCoy threw open his arms just before crossing the goal line on a touchdown run that essentially put away another big win over the Dallas Cowboys. While Philadelphia didn't walk off with a playoff berth in hand after beating the Cowboys 33-10 on Thursday, it was a sweet Thanksgiving for McCoy, Mark Sanchez and the Eagles. Full Story

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Are Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth exploring romance in real life?

“The Hunger Games” stars are reportedly single and may be ready to mingle & with each other. Full Story
REGION
USDA technology grant connects schools

BRATTLEBORO >> The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing almost $500,000 in a distance learning project in four Vermont school districts that will use Marlboro Graduate Center as a training hub for the technology. The USDA Rural Development Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant will help 19 Vermont schools purchase videoconferencing equipment and software that will allow students Full Story
NATION/WORLD
Immigrants' chances tied to their state's polices

PHOENIX (AP) — If Christian Avila lived a few hundred miles to the west, he would have a driver's license, qualify for in-state college tuition and a host of other opportunities available to young people granted legal status by President Barack Obama two years ago. Full Story
Ex-studio boss who oversaw major '70s films dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frank Yablans, a former president of Paramount Pictures in the 1970s who oversaw the release of several groundbreaking pictures, has died. Full Story

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a campaign to promote his signature healthcare program on Friday in the face of harsh criticism from congressional Republicans who say the plan will raise costs and hurt hiring.   Full Story
 
Roger Goodell wants the Dolphins to stay in Miami
The Dolphins don't have one foot out of Miami, according to Roger Goodell. The NFL commissioner said Thursday that the Dolphins don't necessarily have to relocate despite the Florida legislature's refusal last week to fund renovations to Sun Life Stadium. Full Story

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None of the current crop of TV moms is likely to be voted Mother of the Year, unless the ability to put dinner on the table counts for more than mental health.   Full Story
 
 
Updated: May 10, 2013 3:19:58 PM EDT
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a campaign to promote his signature healthcare program on Friday in the face of harsh criticism from congressional Republicans who say the plan will raise costs and hurt hiring.   Full Story
 
 
Updated: May 10, 2013 3:19:58 PM EDT
 
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Obama launches sales pitch for health insurance program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a campaign to promote his signature healthcare program on Friday in the face of harsh criticism from congressional Republicans who say the plan will raise costs and hurt hiring. Full Story
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Happy Mother's Day, you heartless, killer psycho TV moms

None of the current crop of TV moms is likely to be voted Mother of the Year, unless the ability to put dinner on the table counts for more than mental health. Full Story
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Obama launches sales pitch for health insurance program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a campaign to promote his signature healthcare program on Friday in the face of harsh criticism from congressional Republicans who say the plan will raise costs and hurt hiring. Full Story