CLBR #239: CLBR’s Cyber Thanksgiving Special (We Already Have the Cranberry)

CLBR’S CYBER THANKSGIVING SPECIAL

We’ve Already Brought the Cranberry

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Every year (or almost every year) we ask some of our favorite guests to share with us the websites and apps they are particularly thankful for and charities for consideration on Giving Tuesday.

Our panel this year:

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Time Magazine:  50 Best Apps of 2016

Daily Tekk: The 100 best, most-interesting websites of 2016

Lifewire: The Stickiest, Clickiest, Most Addictive Sites on the Web

REMEMBER OUR PAST GUESTS ON GIVING TUESDAY

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NEWS

Congratulations to Newest Medal of Freedom Winners

President Obama gave the highest civilian honor to Tom Hanks, Robert De Niro, Robert Redford, Cicely Tyson, Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bruce Springsteen, Diana Ross, Bill and Melinda Gates, Ellen DeGeneres, broadcaster Vin Scully, Frank Gehry, Maya Lin, Newton Minow among others.

RIP Gwen Ifill

PBS New Hour anchor Gwen Ifill died of cancer at the young age of 61.

Be Very Afraid

From the naming of white nationalist Steve Bannon as Chief White House Strategist to nominating a Senator whose nomination to the federal bench was denied because he was anti-civil rights and Trump’s “firing squad” off the record meeting with TV journalist, the future Trump administration is already a nightmare.

On Saturday, white supremacist Richard Spencer gave a chilling speech at the National Policy Institute’s annual conference in Washington to 200-plus attendees yelling “Hail Trump” to the Nazi salute.


SHOUT OUTS

GET WELL SOON – WEBCOLOGY’S JIM HEDGER

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CONGRATULATIONS BLACK FRIDAY DEALS ON APP LAUNCH

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Check it out

CONGRATULATIONS AU PROF ALLAN LICHTMAN
FOR PREDICTING TRUMP VICTORY

Has predicted every Presidential election result since 1984.

BRAVO SNOW WHITE BUI
ON PROMOTING THANKSGIVING VOLUNTEERING

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Past Guest Snow White Bui posted the following;  It’s during the holidays where people need us the most. Remember to sign up for volunteer opportunities in your local community. http://www.volunteermatch.org/.  (Photo: Taken last year during Thanksgiving at the Nashville Rescue Mission in Nashville, TN.)

LA SALLE ACADEMY RAMS (10-2) v  EAST PROVIDENCE TOWNIES (4-6)
88TH THANKSGIVING FOOTBALL GAME
Oldest in Rhode Island

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La Salle Leads Series 49-36-2
Has Won Last 13 of last 16 Games

The oldest Thanksgiving Game rivalry in the country is in adjacent Connecticut where Norwich Free Academy and New London will meet for the 142th time.

Post Script: La Salle Won 35-32!

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