Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Thursday, Nov. 22.

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Thursday, Nov. 22 Thanksgiving – Thanksgiving Day * Presidential Proclamation encourages all Americans to ‘gather, in homes and places of worship, to offer a prayer of thanks to God for our many blessings’

Contacts: White House press, 1 202 456 2580

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Thursday, Nov. 22 Parade Company America’s Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit – The Parade Company America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van. Grand marshal is sportscaster Jim Nantz

Location: Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.theparade.org, https://twitter.com/ParadeCo, #DetroitParade

Contacts: Bridget Burns, lovio george, bburns@loviogeorge.com, 1 313 832 2210, 1 313 218 2505

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Friday, Nov. 23 Black Friday – traditional beginning of the Christmas shopping season – Black Friday – traditional beginning of the Christmas shopping season on the Friday after Thanksgiving, when retailers offer big savings to entice shoppers and supposedly haul themselves back ‘in the black’. Many retailers open at midnight to take full advantage of the day