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Thursday, November 19, 2009

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Thanksgiving in Indiana in 2009: A menu of fun facts and figures

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Some statistics from the Indiana Business Research Center

Nov. 19, 2009

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Just in time for Thanksgiving Day next Thursday (Nov. 26), the Indiana Business Research Center in Indiana University's Kelley School of Business has offered a menu of interesting statistics.

Thanksgiving Dinner

Side Dishes

Giving Thanks for Each Other

What's in a Name?

"As you celebrate your Thanksgiving dinner, be sure to thank a farmer who has labored to produce the food that you enjoy sharing with friends and family," said Tanya Hall, an economic research analyst at the IBRC and also a family farmer.

The Indiana Business Research Center is part of a national network of State Data Centers and acts as the official state representative to the Census Bureau on matters relating to the census and population estimates. The IBRC also develops and maintains STATS Indiana, the award winning, state-supported Web service (

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