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Cost of Thanksgiving dinner down from last year

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GREENVILLE, N.C. - Some good holiday news! The cost of that Thanksgiving dinner is down slightly from last year.

The average turkey dinner will cost $49.04. That's 44 cents less than last year.

The USDA says overall grocery prices are down about 1/10 of a percent since January.
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