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Winds Threaten to Wreak Havoc on NYC's Thanksgiving Parade

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Bundle up, Spongebob. New York City's big Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will take place amid frigid cold and strong winds that could potentially ground the giant character balloons, which have caused mishaps and injuries in the past when gusts have blown them off course. The police department is monitoring wind gauges along the 2-mile (3.22-kilometer) parade route and will order the 16 helium-filled balloons to a lower altitude or removed entirely if wind speeds reach...

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