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7 Intense Skiing and Snowboarding Destinations for Winter Thrill Seekers [VIDEOS]

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Are you one of those roller coaster fanatics? If yes, you're probably in ride withdrawal during the winter, so why not try flying off the side of a mountain instead. Some of the best spots for extreme skiing and snowboarding are in the Canadian Rockies. It do

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Historical Christmas Events

Christmas has been around a long time, a very long time! Did you know it became a federal holiday in the United States since 1870? Popular customs include exchanging gifts, decorating Christmas trees, attending church, sharing meals with family and friends and, of course, waiting for Santa Claus to arrive! Christmas is my favorite holiday, I love watching the smiles on kids faces as they open Christmas presents on Christmas morning.

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Kizzy’s 12 Days of Kizzmas – Day 10

Kizzy's hubby Clarence outdid himself on this 10th day of Kizzmas.

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Reckless Fed Ex Delivery Guy Caught on Camera

Geez, the holidays are harried enough without worrying about whether or not your Fed Ex delivery man is gonna treat a computer monitor or big screen TV you bought like a frisbee. I guess, in the interest of finishing his route early, this guy just really didn't care how the packages he was delivering got to their destination

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Who Really Likes the Taste of Eggnog, Anyway? — Survey of the Day

Eggnog is one of those drinks we all like to have around the holidays not because it’s our favorite drink, but just because of tradition. However, it turns out that more people actually like the drink than dislike it.

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8 Holiday Pet-Proofing Tips

Here’s a question that Vetstreet’s Dr. Patty Khuly gets asked often this time of the year: How do you keep all those pets of yours out of trouble?

It’s a great question when you’ve got tinsel, glittery ornaments and all manner of holiday trappings decking your halls, walls and — most menacingly of all — your holiday tree (if you happen to have one). Find out what tips Dr. Khuly has for you after the jump.

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Are You Traveling Anywhere Over The Holidays? [VIDEO]

I don't recall ever traveling far for the holidays, just to grandmas and my moms who live around here. I know alot of you have family or friends far away or in the military that you travel to see. Please if you DO drive,  DON'T drive like Clark Griswold, have a safe & happy holiday season!

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Steve Horn's ornament made from a thoughtful listener
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A Thoughtful Listener Sends WBKR On-Air Staff Beeker Bear Ornament!

In the mail today I received an envelope from a listener with a Christmas card inside and a handmade ornament - apparently she made one for everyone on our WBKR air-staff.

I think it's great when folks go out of their way to make someone's day by putting in their time and talents to doing great deeds for others; that is what Christmas is all about

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Rascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus to Make Movie Debut in ‘Saving Santa’ With Trace Adkins

Rascal Flatts‘ Jay DeMarcus is slated to make his film debut next year along with Trace Adkins in the holiday film ‘Saving Santa.’ With Kix Brooks sitting in the executive director chair, it’s no surprise that this upcoming release has so many country ties. Touted as “a sweet, funny, holiday story about the belief in love, goodness and the spirit of Christmas,” ‘Saving Santa’ is set to debut next year.

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Take A Holiday Break And Play Match-O-Matic

Yes, Christmas is less than a week away. WHAT?!? Aside from all the present wrapping and baking, seven Republicans are hoping for a late Christmas gift in the form of a victory in the January 3rd Iowa Caucuses.

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Senior Citizen Flash Mob Performing ‘Last Christmas’ Is Sweeter Than Gingerbread

Short on holiday spirit? Then this video, which shows a senior citizen flash mob performing ‘Last Christmas’ from ‘Glee,’ will surely get you in the mood.

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What’s On Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels’ Last Minute Shopping List

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is famous for his Christmas book lists. He is obviously a voracious reader. If you have someone similar on your list and you haven't made the purchase yet, check these offerings from Amazon.com.

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