KRISTEN’S STORY – WINNER
NEW VIEW FOR THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
Tonight, the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Tennessee Titans square off for Thursday Night Football.
Even if you're not a fan of either team, it might be worth tuning in – because they're going to mostly use the SkyCam when they broadcast the game.
This means the game will look a lot like Madden, which has a lot of fans of both the NFL and the video game very geeked up.
JASON’S STORY -
COUNTRY MUSIC AND THE COLLEGE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Darius Rucker will headline the College Football Playoff National Championship's pregame free concert Jan. 8, as part of the AT&T Playoff Playlist Live! concert series. Brett Young will open for Rucker.
JD’S STORY (IN FOR FRECKLES)
FAVORITE THANKSGIVING FOOD IN EACH STATE
As folks sit down to their Thanksgiving meal next week, many will expect to see certain things on the table. In fact, for some it isn’t Thanksgiving without certain dishes, like say stuffing of sweet potato pie. But those Thanksgiving favorites certainly vary depending on where in the country you live, and in some states certain holiday dishes are way more popular than others.
Well, in case you missed it, a new map details the favorite Thanksgiving food by state, based on the most frequently searched recipes on three popular sites between November 1st and Thanksgiving Day of 2016. Of course this isn’t proof folks are making the dishes for Thanksgiving, but some of the popular food items may be a bit surprising. For example, in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia the favorite food is Buffalo Chicken Dip, while a crab cake is the most popular item in New Jersey and chili is popular in Michigan.
Other popular Thanksgiving food by state include:
Arizona & Wisconsin– Shrimp
Arkansas & Kentucky – Chicken and Dumplings
Iowa, Rhode Island & Nebraska – Monkey Bread
Mississippi & Texas – Chicken Spaghetti
New Hampshire – Blueberry Pie
California & Virginia – Macaroni & Cheese
Delaware & Georgia – Sweet Potato Casserole
Hawaii & Utah– Crescent Recipes
Connecticut & Vermont – Butternut Squash Soup
New York & Massachusetts - Cheesecake