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What you can and can't take on flights

Thanksgiving travel is under way. Getting through airport security is never fun, so WTOP has put together some tips to make it easier.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 10:19am EST

Tags: Thanksgiving, airport security, TSA, Neal Augenstein, Kristi King


With Sandy donations, Lombardozzis show young athletes what the holiday season is about

Washington Nationals infielder Steve Lombardozzi and his father, Steve Lombardozzi Sr., a former MLB athlete and the current baseball coach at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney, Md., have led a week-long drive to collect supplies for superstorm Sandy victims in New York and New Jersey.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 09:15am EST

Tags: Steve Lombardozzi, Washington Nationals, Sandy, Thanksgiving, Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, Dick Uliano

Prepare for unavoidable holiday traffic delays

"Traditionally, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving was the heaviest rush hour of the year. People have realized that doesn't work too well, so we've seen a trend for people to get away as soon as they can conveniently do so," says WTOP Traffic Reporter Bob Marbourg.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 09:31am EST

Tags: travel, Thanksgiving, Bob Marbourg, david dildine, AAA Mid-Atlantic

Live chat: Thanksgiving cooking tips with chef Mary Beth Albright

Local chef Mary Beth Albright, a final contestant on Food Network Star's seventh season, will join WTOP for a live web chat on Tuesday at 1 p.m. to answer all your Thanksgiving cooking questions.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 09:27am EST

Tags: Thanksgiving, cooking, Turkey tips, Mary Beth Albright

Artist campaigns for a Thanksgiving Day eel

It's slimy, fatty and at least one person thinks it should be coming to a Thanksgiving table near you.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 09:20am EST

Tags: eel, Thanksgiving, The New York Times, Brennan Haselton

Managing stress at the Thanksgiving dinner table

Throughout the country, Thanksgiving dinner brings people together with friends, family and loved ones. However, Thanksgiving also means time spent with awkward uncles, pesky siblings and longstanding rivalries.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 05:07am EST

Tags: Thanksgiving, stress, John Aaaron

Thanksgiving meal costs still a good deal despite increase

The cost of the traditional Thanksgiving dinner is a bit higher this year, but it still constitutes a great bargain.

Sunday - 11/18/2012, 09:33am EST

Tags: Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Day, Dick Uliano, american farm bureau federation

Holiday travel: Heads up, more drivers on their phones

The days surrounding Thanksgiving are some of the year's busiest on the roads, and a survey suggests more drivers will have their eyes on their phones while driving.

Sunday - 11/18/2012, 09:32am EST

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, Thanksgiving, travel, distracted driving, State Farm

WTOP Talkback: Thanksgiving traditions

Thanksgiving is all about traditions, many of which include food, family and, of course, football. What are some of yours?

Sunday - 11/18/2012, 04:24am EST

Tags: talkback, Thanksgiving

Local family helps hundreds of needy families with hugs and food

Hundreds gathered Saturday in Northwest D.C. to pack Thanksgiving food boxes for needy families in the region.

Saturday - 11/17/2012, 09:42am EST

Tags: Project Giveback, Omarosa, charity, Thanksgiving

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