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The war on Christmas

Horrible scene from War on Christmas internment camp at secret location in Midwest. pic.twitter.com/ZvmzHbJGKh — Alan Cooper (@MrAlanCooper) December 19, 2015  

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Zombie nativity scene draws fine in Ohio

A remarkably creative, if macabre, Christmas display has drawn the ire of of town officials in Sycamore, OH. They fined the creator of the display US$500 last Friday for violating zoning rules and ordered him to take the display down.

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The origins of the Yuletide log channel

The humble fireplace channel of Shaw Cable, that shows a continuously burning stack of logs with a Christmas music sound track, has been around since 1986. For its history, see this CBC Edmonton story (“Shaw Cable fire log burns with mystery about its tender“).

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Christmas openings and closings in the dot

Your comprehensive guide from ctvtoronto.ca to what’s happening, or not, happening in Toronto over the Christmas break.

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Merry Christmas

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