Thanksgiving

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Mike Berners-Lee might not be an expert on the American Thanksgiving. A native of the UK, he's never actually had the pleasure of experiencing one. 

Thanksgiving Programs

Nov 24, 2015

This Thanksgiving, Tri States Public Radio is bringing you a trio of special shows full of music, stories, and inspiration for your turkey and trimmings.

9am-10am Thanksgiving with Cantus (APM):
Cantus, one of the premiere men's vocal ensembles, talks with host Alison Young about the holiday, about sitting down with those we love and celebrating all the blessings in our lives. This year's special presentation is titled, 'A Time for Family'.

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Move over turkey. Step aside stuffing.

Green Bean Casserole, an iconic Thanksgiving dish, turns 60 years old this year and it’s as popular as ever.

Giving Thanks vs. Saving Money

Nov 24, 2015
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Thanksgiving is supposed to be a peaceful time surrounded by family, close friends and a delicious meal. It took an outside perspective for me to see how another tradition may be dominating American Culture this time of year.

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Despite the bird flu epidemic that devastated Midwest turkey farmers this spring, the price of a turkey this Thanksgiving is a little cheaper than last year. This years turkeys are ringing up one cent less per pound than in 2014, according to the USDA’s most recent numbers.

The Power of Pie

Nov 18, 2015
Photo (c) 2007 Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man) - Self-photographed. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and many will be unbuttoning their pants so as to make room for a slice of pumpkin pie. Of course, pumpkin pie wasn't at the first Thanksgiving, but according to the American Pie Council, "Pie has been around since the ancient Egyptians."

Pies Needed for Fort Madison Meal

Nov 20, 2012

Organizers are putting the final touches on this year’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Fort Madison and they are in need of a key component.