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Biden Wishes Americans Happy, Closer-to-normal Thanksgiving

Biden Wishes Americans Happy, Closer-to-normal Thanksgiving

NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) – President Joe Biden is wishing Americans a happy and closer-to-normal Thanksgiving. It’s the second Thanksgiving celebrated in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic. The president and first lady Jill Biden released their greeting Thursday in a video recorded before their trip to Nantucket, Massachusetts, for the holiday weekend. From Nantucket, the…MORE

Thousands of Runners Particpate in the 54th YMCA Dallas Turkey Trot

Thousands of Runners Particpate in the 54th YMCA Dallas Turkey Trot

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF)- Thousands of people packed the streets of Downtown Dallas for the 54th annual YMCA of Dallas Turkey Trot. “There’s just an excitement about this, families here cheering people on, people brought their dogs, it’s just a great way to start Thansksgiving holiday,” said YMCA CEO Curt Hazlebaker. The Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot is…MORE

Ahmaud Arbery’s Mom: Thankful for Justice and Son’s Legacy

Ahmaud Arbery’s Mom: Thankful for Justice and Son’s Legacy

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) – Ahmaud Arbery’s mother says she is thankful for justice, but says the murder convictions of the men who cornered and killed her son won’t bring him back. Wanda Cooper-Jones told The Associated Press that she plans a quiet Thanksgiving just with immediate family because she is still away from home in…MORE

Grand Prairie Lights Holiday Attraction Open For Business

Grand Prairie Lights Holiday Attraction Open For Business

GRAND PRAIRIE (WBAP/KLIF News) – The annual Grand Prairie Lights attraction is now open for business and will run until the end of the year. Located along the shores of Joe Pool Lake, the popular event allows patrons to walk through stunning indoor and outdoor displays lined with millions of holiday-themed lights. Families can get…MORE

Houston Highway Project Sparks Debate Over Racial Equity

Houston Highway Project Sparks Debate Over Racial Equity

HOUSTON (AP) – A $9 billion highway widening project being proposed in the Houston area could become an important test of the Biden administration’s commitment to addressing what it says is a history of racial inequity with infrastructure projects. The proposed project would remake 24 miles along Interstate 45 and several other roadways. Transportation Secretary…MORE

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