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Giving A Child A Good Book For Christmas Can Pay Dividends

Books are not only windows to a new world, but a powerful mental exercise that is especially effective with the pre-Kindergarten crowd.


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Business Expert Shares Tips On Holiday Work Party Etiquette

‘Tis the season for holiday work parties. A business expert says have fun, but be careful not to overdo it.


Ann Cantania, owner of Ten Pennies Florist and Decorators in South Philly, stands under mistletoe. (Credit: Michelle Durham)

Mistletoe: The Story Behind A Christmas Tradition

Placing mistletoe under a doorway is a Christmas tradition, but do you know why? And what is mistletoe? It has quite a romantic history.


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One ‘Grinch’ Arrested For Stealing Christmas Decorations In South Philly

Philadelphia police have arrested a suspect for stealing Christmas decorations.


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10 Holiday Do’s and Don’ts

Holiday time is upon us yet again, and before the stress weighs you down, it’s a good idea to have a plan in place to help ensure that you’ll make it through the season with a smile.


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Easy Ways to Save On Holiday Travel

From shipping your luggage to taking public transportation to the airport, we’ve assembled a few of our favorite tips for saving money on holiday travel. You don’t have to waste your whole holiday budget on getting home this year!


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5 Reasons Being Solo During The Holidays Rocks

Alright, Singletons, it’s time to stop moping around feeling sorry for yourself for being single during the holidays. We have five reasons to celebrate your solo status!


Bustard's Christmas Trees in Worcester, Montgomery County. (Credit: Brad Segall)

Some Folks Begin Their Search For The Perfect Christmas Tree

At Bustard’s Christmas Trees in Montgomery County, there are rows and rows of trees just waiting to be chosen.


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2013 Holiday Mall Hours

The following is a list of holiday hours for malls and shopping centers in and around the Philadelphia region.


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Palin Launches Book Tour In Bethlehem Tuesday Night

The former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee is scheduled to sign copies of her new book, “Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas.”


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‘I Love Lucy’ Christmas Special To Air On CBS

CBS has announced plans to broadcast two newly colorized episodes of the 1950s comedy, “I Love Lucy,” including the memorable grape-stomping episode and the rarely-seen “Christmas Episode” this coming Christmas holiday.


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From Diamonds To Special-edition Sports Cars, The 2013 Neiman Marcus Christmas Book Has It All — For Big Bucks

Need that one-of-a-kind stocking stuffer and have $1.9 million burning a hole in your pocket? Design your own diamond ring and travel to Africa to see where the stone came from.



Woman Accused Of Stealing Tip Money From Sanitation Workers

The tip money was meant to help sanitation workers and their families for Christmas, but instead police say a Rosemont woman stole the money for herself.


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3 Arrested After Woman Reports Being Kidnapped, Raped During Terrifying Ordeal On Christmas

Instead of a merry Christmas at home with her family and friends, one woman had the worst holiday of her life this year.


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Winter Storm Brings Modest Snow, Ice To Pennsylvania

A winter storm snarled traffic and delayed flights across much of Pennsylvania, and rain, snow and high winds could cause more problems throughout the evening and early morning hours.





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