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Christmas Parades Planned Throughout East Texas

At some stores and homes, the Christmas decorations were up before Thanksgiving.

Those of us that did put up the Christmas tree before carving the turkey have been accused of breaking holiday rules, but rather than rebellious it seemed convenient to me. We got the decorating out of the way early, and could concentrate on matters like shopping!

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Buy More Stuff, Black Friday 2010
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Ten Worst Gifts Bought During the Holidays

It's 'Black Friday' and folks are out in droves looking for that great deal! Beware shoppers, in the all the excitement and Choas of 'Black Friday" you could make some poor choices. Here's a list of some of the "not so good" finds, according to HuffingtonPost.com.

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Real Life Grinch Busted for Telling Kids That Santa Doesn’t Exist

Bah, humbug! A Canadian Grinch ruined the annual holiday parade for dozens of children last Saturday. The intoxicated 24-year-old man, who hailed from Kingston, was arrested after police received a complaint. Parents informed authorities that this jerk ruined Christmas for their youngsters by walking up and down the parade lines and telling them that Santa Claus doesn't exist.

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Harrison Courthouse During Wonderland
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Downtown Marshall Will Be Lit Up With More Than A Million Lights For The Holidays

It's a holiday tradition that has been happening for more than a quarter of a century in downtown Marshall and the switch will be thrown that will light up more than a million lights at the Wonderland of Lights Festival on Wednesday of next week.

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Five Things You Only Eat During Thanksgiving + Christmas

 

The holidays are known for their abundance of food. We prepare ourselves all year for this time of the year. It is as if the amount of food for those fortunate enough never ceases to stop. But, after this time the food we stuffed ourselves with will not show up on our plate until the following year. What foods are you looking forward to this year?

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Where Will Santa Claus Be in Tyler + East Texas?

It's almost Christmas, and you know what that means. It means that Santa is coming to town! It isn't Christmas until you go sit on Santa's lap and tell him what you want for Christmas and get your picture taken with the big guy. And for us older folks, doing all of that for our children. Here is a list of places where you can go visit Santa this holiday season.

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Santa Passing out the bells
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The Polar Express To Roll Through East Texas

A couple of weeks ago we were at a friends house and I ended up watching "The Polar Express" starring Tom Hanks with one of their small children, it's a movie I've seen many times and this time I got sucked into watching the entire thing that evening and you know, it never gets old! If you've never seen it, it is a must see movie and another great way to experience the movie is on the Texas State Railroads' Polar Express Train Ride.

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Greenberg Turkey Season is Upon Us — How to Order Yours

It is the time of year to treat yourself to the delicacies of the season. World-famous Greenberg Turkeys, made right here in Tyler, are local and delicious. With Thanksgiving and Christmas at the door step, have you ordered your smoked turkey yet?

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Tyler Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas day is on the way and soon you’ll be wondering what to do with that tree that’s been standing in your living room for the last month.

If you’re in Tyler you can recycle it!  The City Of Tyler Solid Waste Department and Keep Tyler Beautiful will be setting up a couple of drop off locations so you can recycle your undecorated, non-flcoked real tree.

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All Aranda Frontman Wants for Christmas Is His Family (Plus a No. 1 Hit)

Oklahoma based band Aranda have been busy touring this year and are set to release their new album ‘Stop the World’ next year. So when we caught up with singer Gabe Aranda, we wanted to know what kind of goodies he would like this holiday.

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5 of the Worst Christmas Movies Ever Made [VIDEOS]

Christmas is supposed to be a special time with friends and family. It’s when you can all kick back and watch some great movies, though not every Christmas movie is a classic. Movie ticket website Fandango polled customers to

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7 Christmas Movies That Have Nothing to Do With Christmas [VIDEOS]

The industry, er, holiday known as Christmas dominates not only the last two months of each year, but has also spawned its own genre of film. There are good holiday flicks (‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’), mediocre ones ('Jingle All the Way') and ones so awful, we'd rather drink expired egg nog than be forced to sit through them ('Christmas With the Kranks'). And then there are the films set during Chri

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