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fox5 news this morning starts now "oh that's wonderful, you found me in boulder city. (laughs) (claps) i have the turkey. (laughs)" the fox5 surprise squad met a local woman known for putting othe her own. see how the entire team brought thanksgiving to her front door. 90 years of joy. the macy's thanksgiving day parade is ready to wow crowds. from feliz the cat to snoopy and a whole slew of new characters, the balloons are being blown up right now, ready to hit the streets of new york city. "no way i'm cutting this habit cold turkey." waddling off to "gobbler's rest." two lucky turkeys were
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carving knife. and president obama let the bad puns fly with more of his silly dad jokes. good morning i'm dave hall. and i'm alyssa deitsch, maria silva is taking the day off to show thanks for the ones she loves. welcome to fox5 news this morning. first kathleen jacob is in for cassandra jones this morning. how's our turkey day forecast looking so far kathleen? it's going to be a beautiful
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high of 63 an just slightly breezy. winds out of the nw at 5-10mph. tomorrow should look pretty similar. we'll see sunny skies with a few high clouds. as we get into the weekend winds will pick up slightly and a low pressure system will roll in bringing cooler temperatures saturday evening and sunday. expect lows in the high 30s by the middle of next week. we would love to see how you and your family, we would love to see how you and your family, ones show your appreciation this thanksgiving. just snap a photo of your turkey day festivities and send them to our facebook page. you could see your photos right here on fox5 news this morning. thanksgiving meals are loaded with tons of delicious calories and fat. and everything from the turkey to the pie... can spell trouble for your diet. today the average american will consume more than 45-hundred calories and 229-grams of fat, and that doesn't even include appetizers and drinks. to put that into perspective...
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to do one hour of yoga to burn off one slice of pumpkin pie. play 20 minutes of flag football to burn of a buttered roll. those mashed potatoes will lead to 30-minutes of hiking. and finally, 4 slices of turkey will have you doing 20-minutes of push-ups! stuffing your belly full of turkey could knock you out cold. but researchers say, it might not be the turkey's fault. turkey contain tryptophan, an amino acid that takes the brunt of the sleepiness blame. but carbs are also another culprit. simple carbohydrates found in stuffing, potatoes... even alcohol will all head straight to your blood sugar, leading to a post-meal crash. to avoid the need for a nap, the cleveland clinic recommends eating small frequent snacks throughout the day, instead of one
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it's almost time for family and friends across the nation to sit down for thanksgiving dinner. fox's rob schmitt has more on keeping your traditional gatherings cool... as he takes a look at how some americans will be celebrating the holiday a little differently this year.
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nation... and your relatives might have a lot to say about it. post says: "..its ok to say 'i'm so excited to have everyone here. i really want us to focus on catching up rather than the political conversation. if we could leave that away from the table i'd be really grateful.'" but not everyone is having a traditional thanksgiving dinner. the crew aboard the international space station will be celebrating while still in orbit. kimbrough says: "..here's our turkey right here. so, its going to be in a pouch. we'll heat this up and it will taste really good just like you're and, the 52-hundred service members aboard the u-s-s eisenhower will be marking the day while fighting isis overseas. harris says: "..thanksgiving here is kind of like you're with your family, your family away from family, home away from home." (on cam tag) the eisenhower is dishing out nearly 5-thousand pounds of turkey and 7- thousand portions of mashed potatoes for the holiday. in new york, rob schmitt, fox news.>> as you gather around the dinner table, there is one loaded question you should avoid... "who did you vote for?' according to a new c-n-n/o-r-c poll, 53-percent of americans dread the thought of
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thanksgiving dinner. on the flip side, another 43- percent of americans say they are eager to talk politics. if you want to avoid a red-hot main course, leave your political views at the door. the las vegas rescue mission is making sure those living on our valley streets have a hot meal to eat for the holiday. "a meal that all of us think of as being around tables with family and celebrating and being thankful, to have a place like this and be place that we can provide for families to come and have that experience when maybe they don't have any other place to go." the mission serves hundreds of thanksgiving meals every year. they also hold a blanket and winter clothing drive so everyone outside can stay warm. they're expecting about 12-thousand people to be in and out of the facility over the holiday. catholic charities of southern nevada will also be preparing food this thanksgiving. more than 125 volunteers are hard at work right now, preparing to serve 15-hundred holiday meals. the tradition dates back to 19- 65. and sticking with
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nobody will be turned away at the door. the team will be serving the special meals from 10 to 11 this morning. speaking of final preparations... millions of americans will be watching as giant balloons float down new york's sixth avenue for the macy's thanksgiving day parade it's the most famous parade in the country. and this year, "trolls" and "diary of a wimpy kid" balloons will join the lineup. this is the 90th year of the parade. and organizers say there will be plenty of surprises, including one of the very first balloons ever, felix the cat. "we're doing a lot of looking back at our own history, but we've also got some surprises." "and an opening number that you're not going to want to miss because, well, i can't tell you about it, you'll just have to tune in but it's really going to be special." charlie brown and scrat from ice age are back this year. the parade will also feature year. the parade will also feature
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animatronics. organizers say it takes a full year to put the parade together. and you're looking live at the parade route right now. three and a half million people are expected to line the streets of new york to watch the parade. it kicks off at nine a-m local time. we'll never forget one woman's reaction when she met the fox5 surprise sq "we want to pay for your groceries"..."but... (crying)" that unforgettable reaction called for another surprise. see what happens when the surprise squad showed up at her home for an early
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little fun here in the fox5 studio. we have a frozen turkey, that we can't cook anyway... so let's
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so we're having a little fun here in the fox5 studio. we have a frozen turkey, that we can't cook anyway... so let's go turkey bowling! kathleen and alyssa are up first!! they're out in prop storage, and producer heather tells me, kathleen said she was going to destroy alyssa! ((closed captioning will resume)) ((closed captioning will resume)) ((closed captioning will resume)) ((closed captioning will resume))
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beautiful thanksgiving with a high of 63 an just slightly breezy. winds out of the nw at 5-10mph. tomorrow should look pretty similar. we'll see sunny skies with a few high it's going to be a beautiful thanksgiving with a high of 63 an just slightly breezy. winds out of the nw at 5-10mph. tomorrow should look pretty similar. we'll see sunny skies with a few high clouds. as we get into the weekend
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will roll in bringing cooler temperatures saturday evening and sunday. expect lows in the high 30s
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the fox5 surprise squad is powered by united nissan, america first credit union, albertsons and vons the fox5 sur squad fulfills a promise to one of its past recipients. the team first met margaret payne in boulder city. her story was one that touched our viewers' hearts, and left a lasting impression on the squad. so this holiday... the fox5 surprise squad paid her a second surprise visit to show her the true meaning of family. closed captioning will continue shortly
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was over. margaret was left with so many leftovers, she decided to share the bounty with her neighbors. for even more surprises, follow the team on instagram at fox five s squad. the surprise squad's mission ended in the engagement of two of our squad members. big congratulations to yvette belisle
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rodriguez on their engagement. they are both part of the fox5 promotions team yvette thought they were heading the galaxy green valley theater to squeeze in one last surprise before the thanksgiving holiday, but it turns out the surprise was just for her! congrats guys! yes we "cran." president obama pardons thanksgiving turkeys for the last time as potus. more of the president's turkey day puns, next. plus, brightening the the holidays for others. how spreading a little cheer will help feed and clothe families right here in our community.
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sleeves to serve thanksgiving meals to veterans in our nation's capitol. vets in the retirement home got a chance to chat with the president as he served turkey and
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beans and spinach, while sasha dished up mashed potatoes, dressing and cranberry sauce. 400 previously enlisted service members live in the home. two very lucky turkeys won't see the dinner table this thanksgiving. as one of his final acts in office, president obama spared their lives, saving them from the carving knife. "thanksgiving is as much a family holiday as a national one, so for the past 7 years i've established another tradition: embarrassing my daughters with a 'corny-copia' of dad jokes about turkeys. "malia and sasha by the way are thankful this is my final presidential turkey pardon. what i haven't told them yet is that we're going to do this every year from now on. no cameras, just us every year. no way i'm cutting this habit cold turkey." tater and tot will be able to live out their natural lives tater and tot will be able to live out their natural lives at the 'gobblers rest' reserve at virginia tech university. the white house
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back to the days of truman. here's your chance to take part in a holiday sing-a-long the "let heaven and nature sing" a city wide sing-a- long... is happening at the springs preserve this saturday starting at 5pm. several choirs and vegas entertainers will be there, along with santa and mrs. claus. it's free but they are asking for donations of non perishable food items, gift cards or unwrapped g for kids. the event will benefit seven local charities including family promise, golden raindbow and candleighters.
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experience thanksgiving in the us and why not vegas. it's not going to be a pretty travel day at mcarran today! how many passengers are expected to come through our airport. after-dinner specials, in-store doorbusters... those terms are music to the ears for retailers and millions of shoppers looking for good deals. cnn's karin caifa joins us live ahead of the mad dash. plus... we'll take a look here at home as early black friday shoppers skip out on older thanksgiving traditions to wait in line for black friday doorbuster deals. good morning i'm alyssa deitsch.
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now it's time to get a first look at your fox5 weather 24-7 forcast... kathleen jacob is in for cassandra she joins us now. it's going to be a beautiful thanksgiving with a high of 63 an just slightly breezy. winds out of the nw at 5-10mph. tomorrow should look pretty similar. we'll see sunny skies with a few high clouds. as we get into the weekend winds will pick up slightly and a low

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