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Ho Ho Holiday Sweaters

They are the height of holiday fashion, the Christmas sweater.  Snowmen, candy canes, snowflakes and Christmas trees -- the possibilities  are as endless as the toys in Santa's sleigh.  Several business and schools in West Michigan even have contests for the "tackiest" or "most festive" Christmas sweater.

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Mikhail & Marta Krawecki and family -- Gene Parker's Great Grandparents
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“Family Tree” Show Back On TV

Lisa Kudrow's TV series  "Who do you think you are?" will once again be back on NBC-TV.  Kudrow, the former star of "Friends" researched her own ancestry last season and will delve into the family histories of  of such stars as Lionel Richie, Tim McGraw and Rosie O'Donnell this year

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Kim Carson's Christmas Tree 2010
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Saw That Gene Parker Posted His Christmas Tree So I Figured I’d Do Mine

My Christmas Tree is "cat themed" and mostly handmade ornaments.  Some doggies made it on my tree as well but it's mostly kitties.  I would LOVE to see your Christmas Tree pics.  Do you have any spectacular outside decorations?  Share them with me here at 100

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Bethlehem Prepares For Christmas Celebrations
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Christmas From Around The World

Here are some pictures from around the world, so you can see how others celebrate.

(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)
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The Doll That Gives Birth?

At 6, all I wanted for Christmas was a "Baby Wanna Walk". I dreamed about her little pink overalls, that curly blonde hair, and of course, her amazing ability to walk! I mean, wow, right? Well, what if your little one, or grand little one, requested this doll for Christmas? Right up there in controversy with the doll that actually relieves itself, it's the doll that gives birth (and yes, the old fashioned way).

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photo by Gene Parker
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Cutting Down The Christmas Tree

It's a holiday tradition.  There's nothing like it.  Cutting down a fresh Christmas tree.  The only hard part is selecting the perfect tree when there are so many choices.  This year, my wife and I selected our tree at Hart's Christmas tree farm in Rockford.  Our children are at college so we consulted with them via pictures on the phone.

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Jaycee's/Meijer Celeb/Kids Shopping Spree
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Jaycee’s/Meijer Shopping Spree For The Kids!

The cool thing about this event is that that lots of the media comes together for the kids. Be it radio, tv, print, sports, all competition is put aside and we just come together and have some fun. This is a great event for the community and it all happens because of Meijer

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photo by Gene Parker
photo by Gene Parker
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Hear Former American Idol Matt Giraud Sing The Christmas Song The LIVE Arrangement In Studio With Kim Carson

It's not every day you get serenaded by a former American Idol who puts your name into a song. I think that is actually a first for me in my radio career! 11:15 this morning I'll play the LIVE in studio arrangement of  The Christmas Classic "The Christmas Song"

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photo by Gene Parker
photo by Gene Parker
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Matt Giraud Visits The River

West Michigan's American Idol Matt Giraud paid Kim Carson a visit Wednesday.  Matt updated us and sang a few songs live including, The Christmas Song and an original song.

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Rockford Christmas Parade

Next to Santa Claus, children are the stars of the 67th annual Rockford Christmas Parade.   Saturday's event featured many holiday costumed brownie's, girl scouts, cub scouts and boy scouts.  Also featured were the Rockford High School Marching Band, the State Champion Girls Lacrosse team and, of course, Santa Claus.

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(Getty Images,  Kevin Winter)
(Getty Images, Kevin Winter)
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Matt Giraud In Studio!

American Idol finalist Matt Giraud performs live in The River studios tomorrow! Tune in to Kim  at 11:15 AM! You'll also have a shot at tickets to his upcoming show "A Holiday Evening with Matt Giraud"!

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Men’s League Ice Hockey: The Appeal

After all these years, why would anyone stay up late in the night -- in the cold of winter -- to play men's league ice hockey with a bunch of other over-the-hill "used-to-be-somebodys?   Could be the competition

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