Having turkey for the holidays is a tradition for many, so here are some tips on how to handle the big ole bird in a safely to prevent any foodborne illnesses. 1. Wash your hands before and after handling, preparing or cooking any food. This way you can prevent the spread of microbes that could […]

In preparation for the holiday season, the Raleigh Fire Department teamed up with State Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey to demonstrate the dangers of frying turkeys. Commissioner Causey and firefighters hosted a live fire demonstration at RFD’s Keeter Training Center to show the dangers of frying a turkey that’s not fully thawed. “Thanksgiving is a wonderful […]

The Wake Forest Police Department will accept frozen turkey donations Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m.-noon, as part of its annual Turkey Drive. Police officers will be available at the Police Department Main Station, 225 S. Taylor St., throughout the morning to thank donors and unload the turkeys. The three-hour drop-off event will allow the […]

Looking to fry a turkey this Thanksgiving? Here are some tips to keep in mind from State Farm so you don’t burn it all down. Thanksgiving is a time for family and holiday traditions including taste tested, Thanksgiving recipes. It’s also a time where family members may want to join in the food preparation so […]

There are three safe ways to defrost a turkey: in the refrigerator, in cold water, and in a microwave oven. Refrigerator Thawing (Recommended) The USDA recommends thawing your turkey in the refrigerator. This is the safest method because the turkey will thaw at a consistent, safe temperature. This method takes some time, so allow one […]

The CDC is warning us about a ground turkey recall. Nature’s Promise (94% lean 6% fat) – 1 lb packages with dates 1/1, 1/3, 1/4, 1/8, and 1/10 Wegman (94% lean 6% fat) – 1 lb and 3 lb packages with dates 1/3, 1/4, 1/8, and 1/10 Plainville Farms (93% lean 7% fat) – 1 […]

Here’s what you want to hear the week before Thanksgiving….there’s a salmonella outbreak in turkeys that has infected about 164 people as of November 8th. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention there is 1 reported death related in California Experts have to advise people to let the turkey thaw out in the refrigerator […]

In its early stages, ISIS set up family oriented events in war-ravaged Syria, including street fairs with ice-cream competitions and games. As the organization grew, so did its hold on the youth. The group began opening schools and training camps to instill its doctrine.

In his weekly address, Obama shared a message of love and compassion, but also gave the American people a subtle reminder about the history of Thanksgiving. The President acknowledged pilgrims arrived in America looking for a safe haven, much like the Syrian refugees of today.


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Thanksgiving, a day to give thanks and a day to eat. Everyone knows the main course is turkey, but some of us will not be partaking in the traditional dish. For whatever the reason, these artists, entertainers, actors and politicians have chosen to change their diet. Check out the gallery below to see who won’t […]