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Did You Know That Corned Beef and Cabbage is Not an Irish Meal?

It is funny how Americans consume certain foods with certain holidays. Like turkey on Thanksgiving Day and corned beef on St. Patrick’s Day. Both could be eaten anytime of the year, but we seem to usually devour it on the appropriate holiday instead. Of course the turkey is an All-American bird and it fits the holiday in November. But, in what may surprise many, corned beef and cabbage is not the main staple in Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

It’s the End of 2014, Where Did the Year Go?

Happy New Year! Where did the year go? I cannot believe we are celebrating a new year arriving already. Wasn't it just March and the St. Patrick's Parade? Wasn't it just Gus Macker time in May? Wasn't it just July with fireworks going off at the Quincy Gems game? Wasn't it just the last Blues in the District time in September? Wasn't it just Halloween, Thanksgiving and even Christmas? Where does time go?

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Illinois, Missouri and Iowa Among States Most Likely to Have a Miserable Thanksgiving

The real estate site Estately has put out a chart showing which states in America are most likely to have a miserable Thanksgiving. On the flip side you can see which ones are most likely to have a pleasant holiday.

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Evans, Three Lions, Getty Images
Evans, Three Lions, Getty Images

Try This Thanksgiving Prank For Fun

If you are thinking of an idea that will make everyone laugh at the Thanksgiving table,         I have just the thing for you. This is a prank that can be used on the person helping you in the kitchen this Thursday.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

You May Talk Turkey But Do You Know It? [Quiz]

As we prepare to sit down and devour our Thanksgiving turkey meal, I wonder just how much people know about the turkey itself. With that in mind, I present ten turkey questions and answers. See how well you do and then ask these questions around the dinner table on Thanksgiving Day.

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ThinkStock

Black Friday is One of the Busiest Days of the Year for Plumbers

This strikes me as very funny. Not only is Black Friday the busiest shopping day of the year, but it also turns out that it is one of the busiest days of the year for plumbers. Who would have thought that plumbing problems would be on the rise the day following the biggest pig-out of the year?

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Traditions at Thanksgiving

A family get-together at Thanksgiving is one of my favorite things.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

Here is the Thanksgiving Schedule for The City of Quincy

Quincy City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. City Hall will reopen Monday, December 1, for regular business hours. 

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Sandy Hufficker, Getty images
Sandy Hufficker, Getty images

Here’s a List of 19 Stores That Will Not Be Open Thanksgiving Day

Whatever happened to Black Friday (the biggest shopping day of the year) being on Friday only?  Now Black Friday begins on Thanksgiving Day at some stores and even on Thanksgiving eve...Wednesday. Well, some store have said enough is enough.

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Tom Pennington, Getty Images

Two California Women Have Already Lined Up for Best Buy’s Thanksgiving Day Sale

If you take a quick look at the calendar, you'll notice that Thanksgiving is still over two weeks away, yet that hasn't stopped two California women from lining up for Best Buy's Thanksgiving Day sale.

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