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Web Reads: What does Thanksgiving taste like in your state?

Newsworthy
by Susan Olasky
Posted 11/20/14, 01:45 pm

Beyond the turkey. For those cooking or eating on Thanksgiving Day, The New York Times offers a recipe from each state, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico that captures local tastes and traditions—Cuban-style turkey from Florida and chile-seasoned cranberries from Arizona.

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An outsider's perspective on a church struggle

Q&A | <em>The&nbsp;Overnighters</em> director explains how he handled the devout Christian subjects of his film
by Emily Belz
Posted 11/14/14, 09:49 am

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Flicks worth watching on fright night

Entertainment
by Phil Boatwright
Posted 10/31/14, 01:20 pm

The horror genre has lasted throughout the history of movies with just one agenda: to scare the sweet tarts out of us. Fright flicks, however, have undergone more transformations than Lady Gaga’s wardrobe. 

In the 1930s and ’40s, horror films such as Dracula, Frankenstein and The Cat People were actually morality plays in which good was triumphant over evil.  And because of so-called decency codes during that period, studios mandated their filmmakers be careful not to offend the church-going public.

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