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Southern pecan pie

Searching for that tall, rich pecan pie you find in restaurants? We've got the secret!

Shelter event looks to give animals a home during the holiday season


"Empty the Shelter" event looks to find permanent homes for animals before Thanksgiving

The Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection is looking to find permanent homes for shelter animals this Thanksgiving. Wednesday marks it's first "Empty the Shelter" event. Staff will be staying late so people can stop by to adopt a pet.



Thanksgiving by the numbers

2 -- The ranking of Thanksgiving on the list of America's favorite holidays. Christmas is No. 1.

Women's health file

Why female execs get depressed more than men

Alyson Breathed remembers working such long hours as a hotel marketing manager that sometimes, her evening nanny had to bring Breathed's two children to work.


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Fire department offers safety tips on deep-frying Thanksgiving turkey

There's nothing like a delicious turkey to complete your Thanksgiving meal. Those with Roanoke Fire-EMS are warning families who choose to deep-fry their turkeys to be careful.

Friends gathering


What if you don't like your kids' friends?

If it hasn't happened already, it likely will at some point: the moment you don't like one of your child's friends. What do you do?

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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How the .01% do Thanksgiving: Helicoptering to private jets

Most Americans will be spending hours waiting in airport security lines or burning daylight in bumper-to-bumper traffic to get to their Thanksgiving destinations.

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.



What if you don't like your kids' friends?

Friends gathering


If it hasn't happened already, it likely will at some point: the moment you don't like one of your child's friends. What do you do?

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Southern pecan pie

Pecan nuts

National Pecan Shellers Assoc.

Searching for that tall, rich pecan pie you find in restaurants? We've got the secret!

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

Gingerbread house

REUTERS/Luc Novovitch

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

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Stray dog follows racers through Amazon

Stray dog follows racers

Krister Göransson/ Peak Performance

What began as a quest to win a world championship turns into an amazing bond between man and dog.

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Russians buying up high-end London property

London Tower Bridge

Kellie Keesee/CNN

Super rich Russian buyers are streaming back into the London property market, searching for new homes for their millions as the domestic economy falters and currency tumbles.

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TSA seizes weapons day before Thanksgiving

TSA airport security

Jim Spellman/CNN

Please don't try to clear airport security at Thanksgiving wearing your loaded firearm.

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Ferguson library sees donations roll in

Girl looking at books in library


Ferguson is in turmoil, but one community safe haven is getting a lot of attention.

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Black Friday (or Thursday) is upon us, but the deals have already begun

Black Friday mass of shoppers

Jonathan Alcorn / Reuters

You may be one of the faithful Black Friday shoppers lining up outside malls and department stores across America.

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