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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

Friday Is Free Shipping Day for Hundreds of Retailers
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Friday Is Free Shipping Day for Hundreds of Retailers

Online retailers are bringing some much-needed relief for late shoppers: free shipping. Friday is the 10th annual Free Shipping Day. More than 960 retailers, including Macy's, Nordstrom, Amazon, Kate Spade and... »

'Tonight': Kevin Hart and the Radio City Rockettes
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'Tonight': Kevin Hart and the Radio City Rockettes

Kevin Hart makes his "Tonight Show" entrance with high kicks from the Radio City Rockettes before chatting with Jimmy Fallon about his new baby Kenzo's nicknames and first photo shoot. »

Grinch Patrols Traffic in Florida Keys, Hands Out Onions

Grinch Patrols Traffic in Florida Keys, Hands Out Onions

Motorists who slightly exceed the speed limit through selected school zones on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway during the holidays might merely get an onion from the Grinch instead of a costly traffic... »

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. »

'Tonight': Hashtag #WorstGiftEver
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'Tonight': Hashtag #WorstGiftEver

Jimmy Fallon reads his favorite tweets with the hashtag #WorstGiftEver. »

Holy Cow! Bovine Escapes Live Philadelphia Nativity — Twice
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Holy Cow! Bovine Escapes Live Philadelphia Nativity — Twice

Twice in one morning, a cow had to be corralled after escaping from a live nativity scene in Philadelphia's Old City neighborhood. By the end of the morning Stormy the cow was out a job. Stormy darted from the... »

NY Family's 'A Christmas Story' House May Become Lego Set
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NY Family's 'A Christmas Story' House May Become Lego Set

A central New York family is campaigning for their carefully crafted recreation of the house from "A Christmas Story" to become an official Lego set. NBC affiliate WSTM-TV in Syracuse reports Jason Middaugh's... »

Toddler's Distress Signal From Mall Santa's Lap Goes Viral

Toddler's Distress Signal From Mall Santa's Lap Goes Viral

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... »

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... »

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Dying Man's Wish to See New 'Star Wars' Movie Comes True
Dying Man's Wish to See New 'Star Wars' Movie Comes True

A dying man's wish to see the new "Star Wars" movie came true, thanks to local fire departments and medics. Ron Villemaire has stage four colon cancer and is in hospice care in Bedford, New Hampshire,...

Chilly Sunday Ahead of Significant Warm Up
Chilly Sunday Ahead of Significant Warm Up

Sunday will be cold once again with high temperatures struggling to get to 30 degrees.

Winchester, NH Boy Killed While Sledding
Winchester, NH Boy Killed While Sledding

A 10-year-old boy was killed while sledding behind his home in Winchester, New Hampshire.

Homelessness on the Rise in Granite State
Homelessness on the Rise in Granite State

A nonprofit advocacy group is finding more reports of homeless people across the state. The Portsmouth Herald reports that local officials say the nomadic and private nature of homeless individuals...

GOP Betting That Its Fix for US Economy Will Defy Warnings
GOP Betting That Its Fix for US Economy Will Defy Warnings

The tax overhaul of 2017 amounts to a high-stakes gamble by Republicans in Congress: That slashing taxes for corporations and wealthy individuals will accelerate growth and assure greater prosperity for...

Woman Drives into Johnson Pond in Groveland
Woman Drives into Johnson Pond in Groveland

A woman was rescued by police and firefighters after driving her car into Johnson Pond in Groveland.