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Thanksgiving Is Biggest Food Waste Day In United States

Americans will get together this year to share stories, football, and eat a feast of food. Thanksgiving is the biggest waste of food day of any other day in America. We waste $282 million of uneaten turkey every year, and the problem is getting worse.

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Small Business Saturday Invites You To Be Local, Shop Local

Black Friday is always a rat race, you get pushed, you get shoved, and sometimes you get a deal that is hard to take back later because that item is closed out or was on a short special. Why not shop local, with local artists, businesspeople, and friends.

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Guess What The Filithiest Item In The Average Houshold Is

Holiday season and cooking go hand in hand, especially here in the Northland. We like to eat, and plenty of it. With that comes dirty dishes, pots n pans, utensils, spills, and counter tops and stoves that need a good cleaning.

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Retailers Are Ruining The Holidays

Remember when you could get up early and go shopping at 7 am the day after Thanksgiving? Seems like so long ago you could eat your weight in turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy etc. then undo your pants and sit on the couch and watch football.

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Take A Picture At Bentleyville, Win A Prize, Park Details

Have you been to Bentleyville? It opens up officially on Friday, Parade day. Do you have some great shots of the Tour Of Lights? Send it in and you could win a prize. I love taking pictures at Bentleyville because everyone is happy and the lights add and extra feature to the picture.

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The Toy Hall Of Fame,Which Toys Need To Be Remembered, Which Do You Remember?

What were some of your favorite toys growing up? When you look at Christmas lists by kids nowadays it’s mostly smartphones or pads. The National Toy Hall of Fame will induct 2 toys this year and there are 12 finalists, see if you remember some of these.

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Pepsi Releases A Fat Blocking Cola

It's called Pepsi Special, the new cola that says it tastes like regular Pepsi, but it has an added ingredient called dextrin, a natural water-soluble dietary fiber derived from potatoes.

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5 Things That Happen In America On Thanksgiving, But Probably Didn’t Happen With The Pilgrims

On the fourth Thursday this month, most Americans will have the day off and celebrate Thanksgiving. Some reflect, some state their gratitude, some just eat. Here's 5 things that happen on Thanksgiving.

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See Northland’s News Center Sing “Christmas City”, Post Your Own Version

This is the 55th year of the Christmas City of the North parade. That means for 55 years we've been hearing the "Christmas City" by Merv Griffin. Do you think you can do it better? Enter a special contest at Christmascityparade.com.

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Christmas City Of The North Parade Information, Including Where To Park For Free

Christmas City of the North Parade gets under way on Friday. It will be Broadcast Live on KBJR 6 and Range 11 or online at: NorthlandsNewsCenter.com. So when I tell people KOOL 101.7 will be a part of it, I get a thousand questions. So here's the answers:

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New Trail Is Safer Route To Lincoln Park Middle School

Students will find it easier to walk to Lincoln Park Middle School, thanks to a new trail connection that they and community volunteers will be building on Saturday, November 17th from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. The gravel footpath will connect the neighborhood just east of the school to the existing paved walkway that the ISD 709 school district constructed.

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Boss Of Ryanair Says Seat Belts On Planes Are Useless

We've all heard that seat belts save lives. There is proof that if you wear your seat belt in your car your odds of making it through a car crash are greater than if you don't. What about seat belts on planes or trains?

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