Stories tagged: "Thanksgiving"


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Food Banks Receive Government Assistance to Fill Bellies During the Holidays

Arizona has given food banks $1.6 million, with $600,000 of that going to St. Mary’s, which also has served the Navajo Nation. At one point Tuesday, cars came through at a rate of one every minute, six lanes across, to get boxes and bags of turkeys, potatoes, and canned food from St. Mary’s Food Bank....

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More than 288,000 Arizonans Are Unemployed. Here’s How to Help Them Have a Good Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving may look a little different this year, but here are plenty of people who could use some extra resources this holiday season.

Two passengers wearing face coverings wait for a flight at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, in Phoenix. The coronavirus outbreak has caused a significant decrease in air travel. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Viral Video Shows Packed Phoenix Airport as CDC Begs People to Stay Home

Sunday was the single-busiest day for airports in the country since the pandemic took hold in the United States in March.

A red-haired, middle aged woman gazes off in the distance while her brunette companion urgently shares divergent political views.
Don’t Toss the Gravy: Tips for Staying Calm During Thanksgiving When Your Relatives Have Trash Politics

Whether online or in person, Thanksgiving gatherings are likely to be politically tense this year. Here’s how to keep peace with more strident relatives and speak up without ruining dinner, too.

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Thanksgiving Week Sees Thousands Slated for Eviction in This AZ County

Maricopa County had over 44,000 evictions in 2018, which exceeded U.S. counties with double the population. This week, 2,200 residents also face eviction.

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ADOT: ‘Difficult to impossible’ driving conditions expected over Thanksgiving holiday

ADOT is warning a major winter storm will affect holiday travelers. Driving conditions will be "difficult to impossible" from Wednesday to Friday.