Just like many other news outlets in the world today, we just couldn't let this notable calendar event (12/12/12) go by without at least one reference to the number of the day.
So, in honor of the date, the season, and our interest in your opinions, we present this list of 12 awesome things about this time of year in the St. Louis region. All of the items on the list were submitted to us via Facebook and Twitter.
Officials at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and the Transportation Security Administration are preparing for a boost in travelers over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Between Friday, Nov. 16, and Sunday, Nov. 25, the airport is expected to see a 10 to 15 percent increase in passengers.
Troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Illinois State Police are urging motorists to keep their eyes on the road this holiday week.
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