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November 27, 2014

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Vegas pick ’em: NFL week 13 winners against the spread, holiday edition

Vegas pick ’em: NFL week 13 winners against the spread

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Giving thanks is much easier when high-quality football is involved. No one is cursing the NFL’s offerings this Thanksgiving ...

Balloon crewman Kevin Jackson of Life O' the Party in Hackensack, N.J., on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, scoots underneath a van load of some of the 15,000 Macy's balloons for the parade Thursday. Jackson was headed to New York for the festivities.

Mitsu Yasukawa / NorthJersey.com / AP

Balloon crewman Kevin Jackson of Life O' the Party in Hackensack, N.J., on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, scoots underneath a van load of some of the 15,000 Macy's balloons for the parade Thursday. Jackson was headed to New York for the festivities.

Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades and shopping deals

Posted 11:45 p.m.

Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine were on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving. Here's a look at how Americans prepared to celebrate Thanksgiving ...

Child drowns in southwest valley, police say

Child drowns in southwest valley, police say

Posted 8:24 p.m.

A child died this evening after a drowning in a southwest valley residential neighborhood. Police received a call about 6:15 p.m. of ...

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Reese Witherspoon goes on a soul-baring ride in ‘Wild’

In this Nov. 19, 2014, photo, actress Reese Witherspoon arrives at the L.A. premiere of "Wild" in Beverly Hills, Calif. The movie starring Witherspoon opens in U.S. theaters on Dec. 5.

Richard Shotwell / Invision / AP

In this Nov. 19, 2014, photo, actress Reese Witherspoon arrives at the L.A. premiere of "Wild" in Beverly Hills, Calif. The movie starring Witherspoon opens in U.S. theaters on Dec. 5.

Posted 10:15 p.m.

Once she'd decided to take on her gritty new role in "Wild," there were a few things Reese Witherspoon knew she DIDN'T want to hear from movie studio executives ...

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‘Pippin’ effectively takes flying leap into land of Cirque

The American Repertory Theater production of “Pippin” on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at the Smith Center.

“Pippin” is not a Cirque show, of course, but it is dropping into the epicenter of acrobatic-infused performance, with Cirque the city’s predominant production vehicle. And if the company is looking for a way to incorporate gymnastics with musical theater, look no further. ...

Posted 6:15 p.m.

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