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Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Holiday Gift Guide 2017

From gift guides to local events, your one-stop shop for the holiday season

Secret Santa Pays Off Layaway Accounts
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Secret Santa Pays Off Layaway Accounts

An anonymous donor has paid for all of the items on layaway at an Everett, Pennsylvania Walmart for the second year in a row, giving 200 families an easier Christmas. »

Toddler Signs for Help From Mall Santa's Lap

Toddler Signs for Help From Mall Santa's Lap

A mother in Utah taught both of her children to sign using American Sign Language before they could speak. What she didn't expect was for her son to use his skill to communicate that he really didn't enjoy... »

It's Crunch Time for Parcel Services
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It's Crunch Time for Parcel Services

Christmas Day is two weeks from today, so the rush is on to shop for and ship out all of the things Santa Claus cannot fit into his sleigh. »

Legendary Toy Store FAO Schwarz to Get New Home in NYC

Legendary Toy Store FAO Schwarz to Get New Home in NYC

Two years after it closed its famed location on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz is reopening a new store in the heart of Midtown, according to reports. The iconic toy store will be moving to a new space at 30... »

First Lady Wishes to Spend Holiday on Deserted Island
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First Lady Wishes to Spend Holiday on Deserted Island

If she could spend the holidays anywhere in the world, Melania Trump says she'd take her family to a deserted, tropical island. The first lady revealed her wish Thursday during a Christmastime visit with... »

FAA: Holiday Laser-Light Displays May Be Blinding for Pilots
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FAA: Holiday Laser-Light Displays May Be Blinding for Pilots

With more people opting out of traditional Christmas lights and choosing instead to create over-the-top laser displays, the Federal Aviation Administration warns these powerful beams could shoot past homes... »

Elf on a Shelf Has Surgery, Doing Fine
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Elf on a Shelf Has Surgery, Doing Fine

Staff members at a children's hospital in Florida performed "surgery" on an elf on a shelf after a dog ripped off one of its arms. »

Kids With Neurofibromatosis Treated to Cookies With Santa

Kids With Neurofibromatosis Treated to Cookies With Santa

In an effort to get Santa a little extra energy before Christmas, the folks with NF Texas held a “Cookies with Santa” event at the Embassy suites in Dallas Sunday. »

Rare Snowfall in South Texas
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Rare Snowfall in South Texas

Frigid temperatures behind a cold front combined with moisture off the Gulf of Mexico have yielded a rare snowfall in many parts of South and Southeast Texas. »

'Secret Sister Gift Exchange' Is an Illegal Scam: BBB
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'Secret Sister Gift Exchange' Is an Illegal Scam: BBB

Two holiday schemes have made their way back to social media and people are still falling for them. The "Secret Sister Gift Exchange" and the "Wine Exchange" programs are getting a lot of traction this time of... »

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