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Hometown and Homemade: What to add to your Thanksgiving feast

You submitted some of your best Thanksgiving recipes, and we picked three side dishes and three desserts to feature on WDBJ7 Mornin'.

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Pumpkin pies

Get a recipe for the classic pumpkin custard pie, and a bonus one with an island flair!

Food Safety Tips

Holiday cooking food safety

We're just four days away from Thanksgiving. Many of you may have already started the preparations for the big meal and we have some food safety tips that can make your holiday meal even better.

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Home Cookin' with Heart: 'Tis the season for fall flavors

Hello, everyone! Are you getting ready for Thanksgiving? I am slowly getting prepared. I felt like I had plenty of time and now all of a sudden it is here.

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A bad marriage might literally break a heart

If you are in an unhappy marriage, you may want to check in with a cardiologist.

A study led by a Michigan State University sociologist has found that older couples in bad marriages, especially wives, have a higher risk for heart disease than those wh...

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Want a new pet? Just name your price

Talk to a person who has adopted a pet, and they’ll most likely say it’s one of the best things they’ve ever done.

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How football unlocked heart of autistic boy

"Well, that took about five minutes...probably less."

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Judge overturns Montana same-sex marriage ban

A federal judge overturned Montana's same-sex marriage ban Wednesday, making it the 34th state in the nation to allow such unions.

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CHILDREN OF METH: Child says dad kicked her out so he could make meth at Blacksburg home

We recently met a 13-year-old girl who ran away from home. She told WDBJ7’s Orlando Salinas that her father had been arrested and charged with making meth. A neighbor took the girl in. This is her story, "Children of Meth."

Stroller recall

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Graco recalls strollers for fingertip amputation risk

Graco is recalling 11 stroller models because of several reports of fingertip amputation.

FAMILY

FOOD

A bad marriage might literally break a heart

Sad anxious depressed woman

SXC

If you are in an unhappy marriage, you may want to check in with a cardiologist.

A study led by a Michigan State University sociologist has found that older couples in bad marriages, especially wives, have a higher risk for heart disease than those wh...

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Pumpkin pies

Thanksgiving, pumpkin pie

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Get a recipe for the classic pumpkin custard pie, and a bonus one with an island flair!

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HOUSE AND HOME

PETS

A gingerbread house that can be yours for $78,000

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You know what would really impress your guests this holiday season? A custom gingerbread house worth $77,910.

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Family fights to save beloved dog

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A Louisiana family is fighting to protect its beloved pit bull from a "vicious dogs" ordinance.

Joanna Armand started an online petition to protect pit bull Zeus from an uncertain fate. The petition, which asks the village of Moreauville to reverse a ...

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REAL ESTATE

TRAVEL

New York's multimillion dollar home sales keep soaring

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When it comes to New York City real estate, the billionaires are on a buying spree.

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TSA confiscates record number of guns at airports

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Here's a holiday travel tip for you: Don't try to board an airplane with a gun in your carry-on.

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EDUCATION

MONEY

UVA suspends fraternities after rape claim

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The University of Virginia is suspending all fraternities and associated parties until January 9 following a Rolling Stone magazine article that described a student's account of being gang raped and her frustration at trying to bring her alleged atta...

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Timber! Why the rich are buying trees

Wealthy invest in timber

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In the rarefied world of the wealthy, timber is the hot new commodity.

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HEALTH

  • Bird flu worries spread in Europe

    Bird flu Europe

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    Europeans are worried about a possible continent-wide bird flu epidemic after a wild duck tested positive for the H5N8 virus in northeast Germany, authorities said.

    The virus was first discovered earlier this month in domesticated birds at a turkey f...

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