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Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals

A Power Ranger balloon cruises along Central Park West during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans across the country are marking the holiday with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many are overcoming some nasty weather and power outages. At the White House, President Barack Obama is spending a quiet Thanksgiving with a traditional meal.

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Turkey jerky helps fuel US sailors in ocean race

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Plowing through the Indian Ocean in the Volvo Ocean Race, the sailors aboard the U.S.-based Team Alvimedica found Thanksgiving treats stashed in their food bags Thursday.

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Football feast heavy on playoff implications

Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott looks for an open receiver in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Starkville, Miss. No. 4 Mississippi State won 51-0. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Rivalries are like a big Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings — oh so appetizing but with the potential to leave you feeling sick and sleepy.

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Broadway’s ‘On the Town’ gearing up for parade

In this undated file image released by Matt Ross Public Relations, Clyde Alves, front row from left,  Tony Yazbeck and Jay Armstrong Johnson appear during a performance of "On the Town," in New York. More than two dozen cast members from the Broadway revival of "On the Town" will be appearing on the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade route, adding a little razzle-dazzle amid the Snoopy and Buzz Lightyear balloons. In addition to "On the Town," shows to be spotlighted Thursday include "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," Sting's "The Last Ship," "Side Show" and "Finding Neverland." (AP Photo/Matt Ross Public Relations, Joan Marcus, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Megan Fairchild is usually chopping, stirring and basting during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This year she’ll be twirling, leaping and swaying.

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Holiday albums from Idina Menzel, ‘Downton Abbey’

This CD cover image released by Warner Bros. Records shows "Holiday Wishes," by Idina Menzel. Menzel brings the soaring voice that made her famous this year in the Disney hit movie to her Christmas album "Holiday Wishes." The Tony Award-winner puts her own spin on holiday classics like "Silent Night" and "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Records)

Whether you’re prepping a hearty, warm Thanksgiving meal or getting ready to shop until you drop on Black Friday, here’s a list of holidays albums reviews set to get you in the right mood.

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