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December 12, 2018 3:18 AM Indiana county installs blue Christmas tree in honor of officers killed in the line of duty

A special tribute to fallen officers is on display at the Boone County Sheriff’s Office in Indiana. They installed a Christmas tree with 137 blue ornaments to represent the 137 officers killed in the line of duty this year, including Boone County’s own Deputy Jacob Pickett. “It means a lot to all of us – we were all very close. He was a wonderful officer 80

December 11, 2018 5:41 PM Town decorates pothole with Christmas tree: 'That would look nice in the hole'

One Pennsylvania town found a cheery fix to a pothole problem that had been plaguing their neighborhood: Put a Christmas tree in it. Wilkes-Barre residents had been dealing with the pothole, which had gotten bigger over the past few weeks, when Marietta Spak decided to do something about it. "I was upstairs in the attic and was looking for more Christmas 124

December 10, 2018 3:33 PM Tourism in Bethlehem booming as Christmas nears

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism has recovered following a fall in knife and car-ramming attacks which helped push visitor numbers in the biblical city to a 10-year 128

December 10, 2018 2:17 AM Michigan boy, 12, rakes leaves to raise money for gravestone of friend who died of cancer

The best friend of a 12-year-old boy who lost his life to Leukemia has decided to raise money to pay for a headstone. Kaleb Klakulak and Kenneth “K.J.” Gross had been BFFs since second grade before K.J. died in May of congestive heart failure after years of chemotherapy to fight leukemia. Now, Kaleb, a 12-year-old Michigan boy, is working odd jobs to raise 548

December 8, 2018 11:38 AM 'Grinch' principal on leave after attempt to ban Christmas items from school

A school principal caused a commotion in Nebraska by trying to ban some Christmas-related items. (iStock) Some Nebraskans are calling an elementary school principal a Grinch after she issued a memo to school staff that prohibited certain Christmas decorations and other religious symbols. Jennifer Sinclair of Manchester Elementary in Elkhorn, Neb., was placed 107

December 7, 2018 10:58 PM Nebraska principal on leave after banning Christmas symbols

OMAHA, Neb. – A Nebraska elementary school principal has been placed on leave after a conservative Christian group threatened legal action over her ban on Christmas and holiday symbols in her school. Elkhorn Public Schools quickly reversed the ban on Santa, candy canes, red and green items, and other Christmas-related symbols after Liberty Counsel accused 105

December 7, 2018 3:24 AM Florida mom, 88, reunited with daughter she thought had died in childbirth

An 88-year-old woman has been reunited with her daughter after believing that she had died in birth. A mother and daughter were reunited in Florida — 69 years after their separation — after an online DNA site reconnected the two. Genevieve Purinton, 88, gave birth to Connie Moultroup in 1949 when she was 18 years old, Fox 13 reported. Upon her daughter's 118

December 7, 2018 1:39 AM Nebraska principal reportedly bans candy canes, says 'J shape' stands for Jesus

An elementary school principal in Nebraska was placed on leave after telling teachers to avoid decorating their classrooms with Christmas-themed ornamentations so as not to offend those who don't celebrate the holiday. The principal at Manchester Elementary School, identified by Fox affiliate KPTM as Jennifer Sinclair, sent out a memo earlier this week with guidelines 101

December 6, 2018 9:04 PM Domino's delivery driver installs fully lit Christmas tree in back of truck

A Domino's delivery driver in Virginia has a fully lit tree in the back of his truck for the holiday season. (Courtesy of Domino's) A Domino’s delivery driver in Virginia is bringing customers holiday cheer along with their pizzas. Dean Bryant drives around Lexington with a fully lit Christmas tree in the back of his truck when he’s on the job with the restaurant 139

December 5, 2018 2:22 PM Kyrie Irving Roasted By Kid at Children's Hospital, Duke Lost!

So, Kyrie Irving was doing a nice thing ... visiting kids at a local children's hospital when one of the kids hilariously LIT HIM UP -- and it was all 'cause of Duke!! Uncle Drew and his Celtics teammates threw on some goofy Christmas hats and hit up Boston Children's Hospital on Tuesday ... singing carols and handing out special shoes to the tough kids getting 138