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Yes, there are turkeys for Thanksgiving - for a price

Nov. 22, 2021 17:32 PM EST

Turkeys may not be able to fly very far. But their prices can soar — along with the costs of other holiday staples like cranberry sauce and pie filling. The Thanksgiving table hasn’t been spared the price inflation that is rampant elsewhere in the economy because of...

Turkey producers benefiting from higher prices this year

Nov. 19, 2021 08:58 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers who grow about 45 million turkeys annually will benefit from higher prices this year, according to agriculture experts. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says the price of turkeys has steadily increased as demand has risen...

Florida city cancels turkey shoot as price of birds doubles

Nov. 14, 2021 15:38 PM EST

SEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A small Florida down is canceling its decades long annual turkey shoot to help feed needy families, saying the price of birds has more than doubled. For nearly 70 years, residents of Seville fired shotguns at targets hoping to win a frozen turkey....

After 50 years, the Mayor of Short Street hangs up his tools

Oct. 30, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — No one has ever used “Apple Pay” at Tony’s Shoe Repair, nor has anyone pulled out a credit card. At least not successfully. No, for 54 years, Tony Likirdopulos has taken only cash or checks, dutifully entered into a 1927 cash register, where the numbers still pop...

Mothers of 3 athletes who died of cardiac arrest fight back

Oct. 23, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

LAPORTE, Ind. (AP) — Jake West sent a text to his mom. The D-line wanted to go to Buffalo Wild Wings after football practice and he didn’t have enough money. Of course, Julie West thought. He’d probably bought two lunches that day or maybe chipped in to buy a buddy...