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11 awkward Thanksgiving jokes

Worried about spending quality time with family this weekend? Cut the dinner table tension with a delightfully awful Thanksgiving zinger.

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 26

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Vigil turns into march, protest, as more than 100 block Ithaca streets

Planned vigil turned into march; police closed down multiple streets throughout Ithaca

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Documentary on Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain to air on HBO

The first documentary made with the cooperation of Kurt Cobain's family will be released next year.

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U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned

The number of troops in Afghanistan next year will be larger than originally thought to fill a gap left in the NATO mission.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.

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Faith leaders decry legislative pay hike

Nuns and other faith leaders are pushing back on efforts by New York state lawmakers to raise their own salaries.

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Tompkins County unemployment dips below 4%

The Ithaca-area continues to have the lowest unemployment rate in all of New York State, now dipping below 4%.

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Macy’s opening even earlier this Thanksgiving

Dinner will be cut short: The department store chain will open at 6 p.m., two hours earlier than last year.

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William Shatner needs your help to publish his book

The "Star Trek" star wants to publish a book explaining the mysteries of modern technology.

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‘Horrible Bosses 2′ reunites goofball trio for kidnapping comedy

After an unsuccessful attempt to murder their "Horrible Bosses" in the 2011 hit comedy, buddies Nick, Kurt and Dale reunite.

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Dude Perfect: Seattle Seahawks edition

Super Bowl QB Russell Wilson hits insane targets, draws a Seahawk, sings "Sweet Home Alabama" and more!

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Funeral services set for Army veteran killed in western New York snowstorm

Robert Cedar, 30, of Pennsylvania was killed while trying to help clear snow away from father's truck

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Southern Tier man pleads guilty in fatal wrong-way crash

Prosecutors say man was drunk when he drove wrong way on Rochester highway

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PHOTOS: Turkeys who got a presidential pardon

Ever wonder what happened to those turkeys that got a Thanksgiving reprieve from the President?

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Three contractors injured in explosion on SUNY Cortland campus

Explosion happened after 7 a.m. at construction site of Student Life Center

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Storm may snarl trip for Thanksgiving travelers

A nor'easter headed up the East Coast could cause havoc for millions of Thanksgiving travelers.

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Giants set record with $388,606 postseason shares

A full postseason share for the World Series champion Giants was worth a record $388,606.

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This Black Friday, get your pot at a discount

Forget the mistletoe and think marijuana instead.

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Yet again, power plant in Lansing gets extension from New York

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Extension means decision on plant likely won't come until 2015

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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The 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade stepped off in NYC, officially ushering in the holiday season.

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Black Friday protest planned at Ithaca Wal-Mart

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Groups pushing for increased minimum wage, support for workers at Wal-Mart, other retail stores

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Thanksgiving grease cooks up plumbing disasters

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Thanksgiving is a royal pain in the U.S. drain.

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Ebola survivors thankful for ‘second chance’

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Six of the nine Ebola patients treated in the U.S. met for the first time.