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Hazardous Travel Advisory

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This winter storm is shaping up to be a travel nightmare for Thanksgiving. A coating to several inches of snow could accumulate along the I-95 corridor on Wednesday. While temperatures have been unseasonably warm early this week, snow is still likely to accumulate along coastal interstates, especially during periods of heavy snowfall.

STOP Violence

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Current efforts to prevent violence especially against women and girls are inadequate. Estimates suggest that globally, 1 in 3 women has experienced either physical or sexual violence from their partner, and that 7% of women will experience sexual assault by a non-partner at some point in their lives.

Grand jury: No indictment against Ferguson cop in Brown death

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A Missouri Grand jury won't indict Ferguson cop in shooting. St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch has announced that the grand jury's decision was not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year old, on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, Mo.

Read all about it: Dose of News - http://www.doseofnews.com/

Giving Thanks

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Not only is giving thanks is what Thanksgiving is all about, but it also shows good manners. Our sincere appreciation can help win new friends.

Thanking a new acquaintance makes them more likely to seek an ongoing relationship. So whether you thank a stranger for holding the door, smile or you send a quick thank-you note, text or e-mail to that colleague who helped you with a project, acknowledging other people’s contributions can lead to new opportunities.

Thanksgiving Feast

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The holiday season is upon us and most of these days and nights, are full of delicious festivities! However, there are millions of Americans who anticipate these celebrations with the fear of heartburn.

There are numerous restaurants of all types, ranging from fine dining to family favorites. Whether you are celebrating Thanksgiving at home, with friends, or family members, remember to say thanks and to take it nice and easy on your slow food consumption.

Thankful For All Our Readers

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Who are they? GY GX BB EN SC

Generation Y or "millennial generation," the "echo" or the "boomlet" generation, includes those born between 1980 and 2000. Generation Y is the most ethnically diverse generation yet and is more than three times the size of generation X.

Generation X is a label applied to those who were born between 1965 and 1980. This group is known for strong family values. While earlier generations strove to do better financially than their parents, Gen Xers are more likely to focus on their relationship with their children.

Cyber Theft Protection

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This is expected to become Cyber Week as shoppers are extending the retail frenzy to include Thanksgiving week, but beware of identity thieves who are gearing up for their busy holiday season.

The following are some of the best ways to protect yourself from Better Business Bureau.

Lots of websites pop up around this time of year, offering deals you won’t find in the stores. The BBB suggests looking into the website to make sure you’re not falling into a scam. Some things to look out for:

Do they have a phone number and a physical address?

This Week in Her and History

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This Week in History, Nov 23 - Nov 29

Nov 23, 1936
First issue of Life is published. On November 23, 1936, the first issue of the pictorial magazine Life is published, featuring a cover photo of the Fort Peck Dam by Margaret Bourke-White. Life actually had its start earlier in the 20th century as a different kind of magazine: a weekly humor publication, not unlike today's The New Yorker in its use of tart cartoons, humorous pieces and cultural reporting. When the original Life folded during the Great Depression, the influential American publisher Henry Luce bought the name and re-launched the magazine as a picture-based periodical on this day in 1936. By this time, Luce had already enjoyed great success as the publisher of Time, a weekly news magazine.

Nov 24, 1859
Origin of Species is published. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, a groundbreaking scientific work by British naturalist Charles Darwin, is published in England. Darwin's theory argued that organisms gradually evolve through a process he called "natural selection." In natural selection, organisms with genetic variations that suit their environment tend to propagate more descendants than organisms of the same species that lack the variation, thus influencing the overall genetic makeup of the species. Darwin, who was influenced by the work of French naturalist Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck and the English economist Thomas Mathus, acquired most of the evidence for his theory during a five-year surveying expedition aboard the HMS Beagle in the 1830s. Visiting such diverse places as the Galapagos Islands and New Zealand, Darwin acquired an intimate knowledge of the flora, fauna, and geology of many lands. This information, along with his studies in variation and interbreeding after returning to England, proved invaluable in the development of his theory of organic evolution.

The Umbrella Revolution

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The Umbrella Revolution is a worldwide effective method for protection against tear gas and pepper spray.

Umbrella Revolution 雨傘革命, started in September 2014 when Hong Kong activists began protesting outside of government headquarters and occupied several major city intersections after China's Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPCSC) announced its decision on proposed electoral reform.

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