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Angry Birds Movie Red In Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Rovio)

It’s 50 days away. I’m very lucky that I don’t have to work Thanksgiving. Many years ago, I DID have to be on the air on Thanksgiving Day. While we have a very fun job, it was hard for me to leave my family (and the turkey.)

I think it’s a great idea that 57 major retailers are closing for Thanksgiving, giving employees a day off to be with their families. I hope you have a day off as well.

PS, Billy Joel, Elton, McCartney, Segar and many others will be working on 105.7 WROR as you are in the car on your way Thanksgiving Day!

Instead of having sales, many stores will be closed on Thanksgiving this year. Here's a list:

In recent years, many large retailers across the U.S. began opening their doors earlier on Thanksgiving to get a jump on Black Friday sales. This year, 57 retailers say they will not be open at all on Thanksgiving. Below is list of Thanksgiving closures that have been confirmed by BestBlackFriday.com, as of Oct.


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