WEATHER: (November 27, 2014) THANKSGIVING DAY – High yesterday was 50 at 4:00; this morning’s low was 25 at 7:30 with frost. KPANcast: Slightly warmer, a little breezy.

 

LOCAL: The United Way of Deaf Smith County is continuing its fall fund-raising drive, with pledges and donations of about $160,000 reported this week, which is 80% of the goal of $200,000. The United Way provides support and funding to 14 agencies that have programs and services for thousands of Deaf Smith County children and adults…….. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled Wednesday that it is unconstitutional for law enforcement to draw the blood of an uncooperative DWI suspect without a search warrant. Legal experts say the ruling likely invalidates Texas state law that provided several circumstances for a mandatory blood sample without a warrant……..Funeral services are pending at Parkside Chapel for Susan Baker, age 65, a longtime resident who died Wednesday……..Some national retail chains are opening this evening for early Black Friday shopping specials, including a few outlets in Hereford. Local grocery stores are closed today, but locations like Wal-Mart, Dollar General, Family Dollar and CVS are open……..Downsloping southwest winds will push temperatures well into the 70s Friday, Saturday and Sunday and increase wildfire danger across the area. An outdoor burn ban is in effect for Deaf Smith, Castro and Oldham Counties….….The Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles meet for the 111th time today in the Thanksgiving Day game in Arlington. Both teams are 8-3 for the season, and a Cowboys win would give the team a 9-3 record for the first time since 1981. KPAN AM-FM will have live coverage with pregame at 2:30pm……..KPAN salutes Hilda Gutierrez as the Good Neighbor of the Day………We have roots where others have branches – First National Bank of Hereford www.fnbhereford.com.

 

KPAN PUN: There are a lot of turkeys out there, and they aren’t all on a table.

 

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