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MileyArmy via YouTube
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Miley Cyrus Sings Beautiful Rendition of “Silent Night” [Video]

Miley Cyrus is known by many people as a less than modest individual. But no matter how you feel about Cyrus as a person, her singing voice is definitely astounding, and it shines through on her rendition of "Silent Night."

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Farmington, Maine, Throws Annual Parade for the Inventor of Earmuffs [Video]

Chester Greenwood was just fifteen years old when he invented earmuffs in 1873, known at the time as “Champion Ear Protectors.” Since then, his legacy has lived on in his hometown of Farmington, Maine, whose residents throw him a parade every year out of pure gratitude.

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Courtesy GRPM
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The Mighty Wurlitzer Fires up at the Grand Rapids Public Museum For the Holidays

This holiday season the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) has a great holiday planned for all organ lovers everywhere with the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concerts, “Holiday Cheer” performed by the duet of Stephen and Rose Warner. 

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Winter Wonderland Open House at Grand Rapids Downtown Market is Wednesday

Grand Rapids Downtown Market will hold a Winter Wonderland Open House on December 9. The event features visits with Santa, activities, special deals, and an extra hour of shopping.

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Learn How to Wrap a Present to Save You Some Holiday Stress

You somehow navigated your way into a parking spot at the mall and survived the Black Friday crowds. Now, the hard part begins.

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Steve Katerburg/You Tube
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Grand Rapids Makes List of the Top Christmas Towns In Michigan [Video]

There's a lot to like about Christmas in Grand Rapids: from skating in Rosa Parks Circle under the beautiful civic Christmas tree, to the GR Symphony's fantastic lineup of Holiday concerts, and the annual performance of the Nutcracker ballet. 

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Someone Just Made Record-Setting $500,000 Donation to Salvation Army

'Tis definitely the season for giving.

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Christmas Vacation Collectibles via Amazon
Christmas Vacation Collectibles via Amazon
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5 Great Presents for the Christmas Fanatic in Your Life

Christmas is coming, but some of us have been celebrating the holiday season for nearly a month. It can be tough to purchase presents for people who really like Christmas, because we already have mass quantities of Christmas essentials. Luckily, I've compiled a list of five presents that will thrill the most devoted Christmas fanatics on your list.

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Meijer Surprises Shoppers in Each Store, Pays for Cart Full of Groceries and Gifts [Video]

Meijer has some very happy customers this holiday season after surprising shoppers in each of their 223 stores by paying for all of the items in their cart.

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Supermarket Commercial
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Touching Supermarket Commercial Reminds You What Christmas Is All About

The Germans may not be known as the most touchy-feely people around, but they sure sling some arrows at the heartstrings in this holiday ad.

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Russian-Israeli billionaire Arkady Gaydamak holds a party in Tel Aviv
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The Best Jewish Foods for the Holidays

It's the holiday season. Christmas, our Christian holiday, and Chanukah, the Jewish holiday. Chanukah begins Sunday, December 6. It is the Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the Festival of Lights. You could also call it a festival of food.

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Salvation Army Bell Ringers Collect Funds For Charity
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The Salvation Army Need You Today on This Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday. A day designated as an opportunity to remember, and hopefully give, to the wonderful non-profit organizations that answer the need of so many, especially at this time of year.

One of the groups always there for us is The Salvation Army. They have just announced that their Grand Rapids Advisory Board has created a $30,000 matching gift to boost public donations in support of the 2015 Red Kettle Christmas Campaign.

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