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‘TIS THE SEASON: Holiday specials airing this week

Here's a look at Christmas classics and new holiday favorites airing this weekend.

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Obama pardons ‘Cheese,’ America’s top turkey

The President pardoned the official Thanksgiving turkey in a tradition that is truly American.

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Source: Redskins to start Colt McCoy over RG3

The Washington Redskins plan to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts.

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Harrison Ford signs on to ‘Blade Runner’ sequel

The actor will reprise his 1982 role as bounty hunter Rick Deckard.

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Sting, ‘Sesame Street’ set for Macy’s parade

KISS, Miss USA Nia Sanchez, Nick Jonas, and Idina Menzel are also set to take part in the 88th annual parade.

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WATCH: Passengers in Russia’s Arctic give airliner a push

In other countries, you may be asked to push a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, it's a jet.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg has heart procedure

Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a heart procedure after reporting discomfort following routine exercise.

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LISTEN: Adam Sandler’s ‘Thanksgiving’ song

The comedian's infamous ode to turkey day!

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Storm threatens to foil Thanksgiving travel for millions

A nor'easter packing rain and snow is posing special challenges and threatening to cancel flights across the country. a

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Santa’s little helpers break world record in Bangkok

Thousands of schoolchildren helped break the world record for the largest gathering of Christmas elves.

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Bon Jovi is ‘hard-pressed’ to let Sambora back in the band

Jon Bon Jovi appears to have severed ties with former bandmate Richie Sambora.

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Judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

U.S. judges overturned measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.

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50 years later, skating team claims Olympics bronze

Fifty years after Vivian and Ronald Joseph skated at the Innsbruck Olympics, the American pair officially got their medals.

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SPECIAL SECTION: Hot holiday deals, turkey tips, and more

Black Friday ads, travel tips, and more for a fun-filled holiday weekend.

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Downtown Northampton Prepares for Storm

Downtown Northampton merchants won't have to dig out from the season's first snowstorm

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Teachers Unions Support Carolyn Gardner

Two teachers unions say they're committed to confronting racism, and supporting former Amherst math teacher Carolyn Gardner

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Messi strikes again

Barcelona's Lionel Messi has set a new Champions League record by scoring his 72nd goal.

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Tunnel Planned Under Northampton Railroad Tracks

State officials are moving ahead with a plan to build a tunnel under the railroad tracks in Northampton to accommodate the Norwottuck Rail Trail

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Ex-NFL player charged with domestic assault

Former Washington Redskins defensive back Fred Smoot has been charged with domestic assault.

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Springfield Cops Descend Upon March

A heavy police presence in Springfield as marchers took to Main Street in the wake of the Ferguson decision

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Obama pardons ‘Cheese,’ America’s top turkey

turkeypardon

The President pardoned the official Thanksgiving turkey in a tradition that is truly American.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg has heart procedure

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a heart procedure after reporting discomfort following routine exercise.

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Storm threatens to foil Thanksgiving travel for millions

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A nor'easter packing rain and snow is posing special challenges and threatening to cancel flights across the country. a

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Judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

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U.S. judges overturned measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.

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Downtown Northampton Prepares for Storm

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Downtown Northampton merchants won't have to dig out from the season's first snowstorm