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In this Nov. 28, 2014, photo, Target shoppers Kelly Foley, left, Debbie Winslow, center, and Ann Rich use a smartphone to look at a competitor's prices while shopping shortly after midnight on Black Friday, in South Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

In-person shopping remains popular. It surprises most millennials to learn that only about 10 percent of all retail purchases are actually made online. Each semester, when I ask hundreds... More >>

Zoe Wilkinson, in blue, pours a pumpkin pie mix into a crust on Tuesday as other Presbyterian Youth mix ingredients for the 50 pumpkin pies the group is preparing for the Community Thanksgiving Meal at the Elks on Thanksgiving. John Roark / jroark@postregister.com

The 28th annual Community Thanksgiving Meal will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Idaho Falls Elks Lodge, 640 E. Elva St. The meal is organized and staffed by The... More >>

In this Nov. 17 photo, Johnny Bobbitt Jr., left, Kate McClure, right, and McClure's boyfriend Mark D'Amico pose at a CITGO station in Philadelphia. When McClure ran out of gas, Bobbitt, who is homeless, gave his last $20 to buy gas for her. McClure started a Gofundme.com campaign for Bobbitt that has raised more than $40,000. (Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

FLORENCE, N.J. — Kate McClure didn’t expect to run out of gas on her drive to Philadelphia last month. And she definitely didn’t expect that her misfortune would give... More >>

Police officers stand near the site where a large balloon of Olaf, from the animated film, "Frozen", is being inflated for the Thanksgiving Day parade in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade stepped off Thursday with soaring balloons and high-stepping bands as police went all-out to secure it in a year marked by... More >>

In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, a C-2A Greyhound assigned to the Providers of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30, prepares to land on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) on Aug. 22, 2017. Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, Nov. 22 the Navy said The transport aircraft came down about 500 nautical miles (925 kilometers) southeast of Okinawa as it was bringing passengers and cargo from Japan to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, the Navy said. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alex Corona/U.S. Navy via AP)

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. and Japanese ships and aircraft searched in the Philippine Sea on Thursday for three sailors missing since a U.S. Navy aircraft crashed a day earlier. Eight... More >>
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President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, greets and hands out sandwiches to members of the U.S. Coast Guard, at the Lake Worth Inlet Station, on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Riviera Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump thanked U.S. troops for their service...

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In this Oct. 26, 2017 photo, Ray Bowser, 83, of South Buffalo, Pa. holds a windshield made at the Pittsburgh Glass Works plant in 1986. The shield is signed by every employee who worked at the plant during that time as part of Z-D-Days, Zero Defects. (Louis B. Ruediger /Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP)

CREIGHTON, Pa. (AP) — When 18-year-old Ray Bowser got hired at the Pittsburgh Plate...

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump walks away from the podium after speaking in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump is not usually one to sit out a political feeding frenzy. But now he's selectively aiming his Twitter guns at those under scrutiny for sexual misconduct. He's been largely silent about Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore but hasn't hesitated to skewer Democratic Sen. Al Franken. It's a tricky matter for Trump: During the campaign, more than a dozen women stepped up to accuse him of sexual misconduct, and he was seen bragging in an old video about groping and kissing women. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — “You can do anything,” Donald Trump once boasted,...

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In this Nov. 28, 2014, photo, Target shoppers Kelly Foley, left, Debbie Winslow, center, and Ann Rich use a smartphone to look at a competitor's prices while shopping shortly after midnight on Black Friday, in South Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

In-person shopping remains popular. It surprises most millennials to learn that only...

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This Nov. 15, 2017 photo shows an apricot almond coffee cake in New York. It’s a special treat that features a cream biscuit dough packed with intensely flavored dried apricots, layered with almond paste and glazed with apricot jam. (Sara Moulton via AP)

If you’re expecting overnight guests during the holiday season, you might want to...

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From left, Sunny the dog, Moira and Levi Painter enjoy a backpacking trip in the Sawtooth Wilderness. Trips such as these create lasting memories for families to be truly thankful. (Jerry Painter photo)

If you’re picking up this paper early enough, stop right now and speed down to...

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This cover image released by Amazon Original shows "Christmas Everyday," by Smokey Robinson. (Amazon Original via AP)

Here’s a collection of holiday albums reviewed by The Associated Press. Fantasia...

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Long-time auctioneer honored for work

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Reed Nord, left, is inducted into the Idaho Association of Professional Auctioneers Hall of Fame in Boise. Nord received a certificat of his induction Oct. 9 from Randy Wells. Rod Elson stands at the podium.

On Oct. 9, Reed Nord, of Ririe, was inducted into the Idaho Association of Professional Auctioneers Hall of Fame in Boise.

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