Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Smart shopping series: thinking thrifty

Huge sales and big bargains the day after Thanksgiving herald the holiday season as shoppers search for the best deals. WUFT-FM’s Hannah Schrader brings us the second installment of WUFT-FM’s holiday shopping series, showing this year, shoppers are looking for savings that go beyond Black Friday and Cyber Monday–and they’re …

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Black Friday starting a day earlier this week

The Day after Thanksgiving is often called Black Friday — a day retailers depend on to put them in the “black” for the year. But Black Friday seems more and more to be turning into Black Thursday. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s, Blake Alderman went shopping to find out why it’s coming earlier — and what …

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Traditions of the Thanksgiving holiday

Thanksgiving is a holiday centered around being grateful for what we have in life but it is also a time of great tradition. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FMs Samantha Kerrigan reports, many residents of Gainesville have very unique Thanksgiving traditions. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/KerriganThanksgivingWrap.mp3]  

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Turkey and the trimmings come at a cost this year

The cost of your Thanksgiving dinner is on the rise this year.  The American Farm Bureau Federation says the retail cost for holiday staples like turkey and cranberries is up about 13%.  AFBF Agriculture Policy Division Director Frankie Hall says the rise comes from a cost increase at the top …

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