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Prepare for slow mail delivery with 12 billion pieces of mail expected during holidays by USPS

Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, the United States Postal Service is expecting over 12 billion pieces of mail and packages to be sent out. Workers sort these packages early in the morning so tractor trailers can take them across the country ... MORE
Holiday, News, USPS
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How much money will I make from working on a holiday?

Many people feel disadvantaged having to work on a holiday, but sometimes it really does pay to work those days. Sometimes companies will require you to be paid more, and other times companies will give you a bonus. Learn more about holiday ... MORE
Holiday, Holiday Pay, News
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Everything you need to know about Target and Black Friday weekend

Target has made the decision to adjust their store hours for Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend, even as people struggle to make last minute purchases for their dinners. Target will remain closed on Thanksgiving Day to accommodate their employees and allow them ... MORE
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Retailers like Target, Walmart and Best Buy will remain closed for the Thanksgiving holiday

Many people had gotten used to shopping for Black Friday on Thanksgiving Day before the pandemic. This year, some of the biggest stores are giving their workers the holiday off. On Monday, the chief executive for Target announced they will remain closed ... MORE
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Will banks be open on Black Friday this year?

Many businesses, including banks, close for federal holidays like Thanksgiving, but what about Black Friday the next day? Black Friday and Thanksgiving go hand in hand at this point and works almost as the bridge between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Many people rush ... MORE
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Thanksgiving: Everything you need to know to carve, brine, and cook a turkey

Cooking the turkey for Thanksgiving may arguably be the hardest part for some people. There are many steps that go into making in the perfect dinner for your family. By following a few laid out steps, your family will be pleased with ... MORE
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Everything to know about Best Buy and Black Friday

Best Buy has already started many of its sales leading up to the biggest shopping day of the year. Best Buy focuses on electronics, and has also started a Deal of the Day as part of their sales. The deals initially began ... MORE
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Will I get my newspaper delivered on Thanksgiving Day?

People rely heavily on the newspaper delivery to keep up with the news, but does everyone take a break on Thanksgiving Day? It really depends on the publisher. Some journalists want to spend the holiday with their family. This makes readers wonder ... MORE
Holiday, News, Thanksgiving
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Are liquor stores open on Thanksgiving Day?

Americans are getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, but do they need to purchase their alcohol for celebrating ahead of time? Grocery stores are normally open at some point during the holiday, but whether you can buy liquor and wine there depends on ... MORE
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Will the post office be open on Thanksgiving?

On federal holidays like Thanksgiving, all federal offices remain closed, including the post office. This Thanksgiving is the first one in two years for many families where everyone comes together since the pandemic started. With places like the post office closed, many ... MORE
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Is Thanksgiving going to impact benefit payments like Social Security or unemployment?

Some people will notice that they’ll receive their payments on different days than normal next week. This is because payments aren’t typically done on federal holidays. Thanksgiving always falls on the fourth Thursday of Nov., so this year it falls on the ... MORE
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Hours for businesses on Thanksgiving and Black Friday

Thanksgiving is coming quickly, and as many prepare for dinner, others are planning their Christmas shopping. Store hours may vary this year compared to pre-pandemic as staffing shortages are still a major issue. Here are some Rochester area stores and their hours ... MORE
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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade for 2021 has new floats and balloons

This year marks the 95th Thanksgiving Day Macy’s Parade. There will be 28 floats in all with six brand new ones. Some of the new floats include a Heinz Gravy boat, a Peacock with cameras to give a birds eye view, a ... MORE
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Thanksgiving: Where can I go out to eat on Thanksgiving Day?

Many people enjoy cooking for big families on Thanksgiving, but others just want some time to relax. With families choosing to spend the holidays together the way they did before, they may opt to go out for food during the holiday. Some ... MORE
Food, Holiday, Life, Thanksgiving
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Today only get your free limited edition Starbucks holiday cup

Today, Thursday, Nov. 18, Starbucks is giving anyone who orders a holiday or fall beverage a free reusable holiday cup. The cup is a limited edition and being given away with the purchase at participating locations. Beverages can be ordered in store, ... MORE
Food, Holiday, Life, Starbucks