Macy's Thanksgiving parade revels on amid tight security
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade featured balloons, bands, stars and heavy security in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots....
Texans displaced by Harvey readjust plans for holiday feast
HOUSTON (AP) -- The kitchen where George and Arva Dorsey prepare an 18-dish feast every Thanksgiving has been stripped of everything but its granite countertops, standing on their own with no appliances below. The house they renovated and expanded over three decades has been gutted down to its wooden beams....
Smooth sailing so far on $7.5M makeover of Pilgrim ship
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) -- If you're a fan of the Mayflower II, here's something that will float your boat....
A whale's tale: Longest painting in North America restored
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) -- A museum has restored the longest painting in North America so it can share the story of American whaling with the public....
Wolves' return to Oregon brings conflict and opportunity
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Wolves were once so plentiful in the abundant forests that would become Oregon that the earliest settlers gathered from far and wide to discuss how to kill them....
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is mandating that city contractors providing $100,000 or more in services must pay their full time employees at least $15 an hour. The mayor said "This is city taxpayer money, and we want to make sure that we are encouraging the companies…I can't think of anything more important than having an agreement that the lowest-paid workers are adequately paid."
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