Thanksgiving

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Rebecca Crockett
November 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
Dittmer, MO - At this Thanksgiving feast, turkey is at the table, but not on it. The Gentle Barn, outside of St. Louis, is hosting a 'Gentle Thanksgiving' - a vegan feast where turkey isn't eaten, but served their own meals. For 20 years they've been doing Thanksgiving a bit different at the farm...
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A happy family enjoys Thanksgiving dinner.
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Marc LaVoie
November 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - Della Lamb Community Services is asking for help to provide Thanksgiving groceries to more people struggling to get by during the holidays. The need this year is much greater than they anticipated , says Judy Akers, executive vice president at Della Lamb. "We were planning to...
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Artists rendition of the new terminal at Kansas City International Airport.
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KMBZ News Staff
November 18, 2019 - 4:44 am
Kansas City, MO - America approaches the heaviest travel time of the year, and that will impact the Kansas City International Airport, which is undergoing major renovation. An estimated 400,000 people will travel on roughly 3,400 flights through KCI during the holiday period. The Transportation...
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Thanksgiving dinner table
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Rebecca Crockett
November 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - Most salivate thinking of all the turkey and fixings that will soon grace Thanksgiving tables everywhere. But if you have diabetes, tucking in to such a meal is more difficult. "Being a little bit forgiving of yourself, above all not overeating, avoiding concentrated sweets, and...
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Dan Weinbaum
November 20, 2018 - 10:05 am
Cooking is the leading cause of house fires, so it not a surprise to know Thanksgiving Day is one of the busiest of the year for fire departments around the country. One reason for the uptick in fires is the simple fact that more people are using their stoves more than on other days. With people...
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Travis Walker
November 21, 2017 - 11:05 am
The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department wants to remind drivers that the best, and simplest, way to protect themselves from injury or death in a motor vehicle crash is to wear their safety belts and that they should make sure the passengers in their vehicles, especially children, are buckled up...
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Jim Cunningham
November 20, 2017 - 6:26 am
Tuesday marks the beginning of the holiday travel season that is expected to be very busy for millions of Americans. About four million people are planning to fly to their destinations between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, a five percent increase over 2016, and the largest yearly jump in...
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Jim Cunningham
November 17, 2017 - 9:53 am
Cyd Jokisch is affectionately known as the 'Turkey Lady' and for good reason. Each year the Raymore woman raises money to purchase hundreds of turkeys and then donates them to charity. Jokisch hit an all-time high for donations this year, collecting more than $8,500 to buy 643 turkeys. She donates...
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