Thanksgiving

If you're hitting the roads to visit family and friends for Thanksgiving, you won't be alone. Auto club AAA says nearly 46.9 million Americans plan to travel by car or plane during the long holiday weekend. And, the auto club says, nearly 2 million Ohioans will be among them.

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Thanksgiving starts off the holiday season, as well as the food season. And whether you'’re a novice or long-time cook, you insist on sticking to your family’'s traditional holiday meal or you like to spice things up with new or unusual dishes, everyone can use a little help preparing that perfect holiday dinner.

Barbara Gray reads the Thanksgiving story Grandma’s Pumpkin Pie from the book Haunted Holidays: Twelve Months of Kentucky Ghosts by Roberta Simpson Brown and Lonnie E. Brown.

Turkey Confidential

Nov 16, 2015

Help is on the way for Thanksgiving cooks, kitchen helpers and dinner guests on this, the biggest cooking day of the year - it's Turkey Confidential.

The Science of Gratitude

Oct 14, 2015
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Wednesday, November 25 at 1:00 pm

The past 10 years have seen an explosion in the scientific study of happiness. The findings so far are complex, and incomplete. But if they could be distilled into one simple prescription for happiness, it would probably be this: Say thank you.

Gratitude, it seems, is a key—perhaps the key—to feeling more satisfied with your life. It improves your relationships with loved ones. It’s even good for your heart.

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Many people have a four day weekend, and there is no shortage of holiday-themed activities to choose from.

There are free Thanksgiving dinners on Thursday.  Give Back Cincinnati's Fall Feast is expected to serve 3,500 people at the Duke Energy Convention Center, from 11 am until 2 pm.  Another 2,500 meals will delivered off-site.  The Cincinnati Recreation Commission is hosting its 22nd annual Thanksgiving meal at the Evanston Rec Center, at 3204 Woodburn, from 11 am to 3 pm.   

Thanksgiving Specials

Nov 25, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at WVXU and WMUB!

Whether you need help in the kitchen, or just a way to escape from football (or family) - we have some special Thanksgiving holiday specials available for you.

As The Story concludes its successful run, WVXU has moved Cincinnati Edition to 1:00pm daily and added the news magazine Here & Now from 2:00-4:00pm Monday-Thursday. Here’s a rundown:

THE STORY: Host Dick Gordon decided it was time to return to his home in Canada, so The Story has come to an end.  Its final show aired on November 22nd.

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In a news release, announcing its Black Friday deals, Macy's, based in Cincinnati and New York, says it will open most of its stores Thanksgiving evening.