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Sports on TV joins turkey, parade as holiday traditions

Nov. 30, 2022 16:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Besides eating turkey and visiting with family, sports on television occupied the time of many Americans over the Thanksgiving weekend. Some marquee contests led to some TV milestones, including the most-watched regular season pro football game ever and most-seen...

Gunshot during holiday festival prompts parade cancellation

Nov. 26, 2022 10:08 AM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A gunshot during a holiday festival in Dayton sent people running for safety and prompted cancellation of a parade minutes after it had started, authorities said. A police sergeant on duty saw juveniles fighting and heard the shot fired shortly after 8 p.m....

High-flying balloon characters star in Thanksgiving parade

Nov. 24, 2022 13:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Throngs of spectators lined the streets of New York on Thursday as colorful, high-flying balloons helped usher in the holiday season during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The annual tradition, which dates back nearly a century, packed streets as a procession of...

Judge hands life sentence to man who drove SUV into Wisconsin Christmas parade, killing 6; no chance of release

Nov. 16, 2022 18:49 PM EST
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Judge hands life sentence to man who drove SUV into Wisconsin Christmas parade, killing 6; no chance of release.

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta saw more than 820,000 visitors

Nov. 04, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Despite some days of bad weather, this year's cavalcade of hundreds of hot air balloons in New Mexico's high desert drew nearly 830,000 people. Organizers of the nine-day Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, which celebrated its 50th year, released...