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Defense Logistics Agency Feeds U.S. Troops For the Holidays

U.S. military service members deployed away from home will still enjoy a hearty Christmas meal, with all the trimmings, thanks to the efforts of Defense Logistics Agency troop support subsistence efforts.

More than 31,000 pounds of beef, 21,000 pounds of ham, 29,000 pounds of turkey, 840 gallons of eggnog and 6,000 pies are already on hand to feed American service members in Afghanistan on Christmas Day, said Anthony Amendolia, customer operations chief for Europe and the Middle East region.

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100.5 The River’s December 2014 Top Songs Playlist

Band Aid 30's 'Do They Know It's Christmas?'

Nat King Cole's 'The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On an Open Fire)'

Josh Groban's 'O' Holy Night'

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At Home for the Holidays: Pumpkin Spiced Oat Bread

By Laurenda Marie Bennett

I know I’m not the only one that becomes absolutely pumpkin obsessed around the holidays.

Am I right?

There is just something about the season that makes me want to consume pumpkin in every single form.

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See Santa and His Reindeer Online [Video]

Santa and has reindeer--Rudolph included--have set up shop in the 21st Century. On the internet. From the North Pole. Ahh, technology!

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Survey Shows Nearly Half of Americans Are Late Christmas Gift Shoppers

Aren't done with your Christmas shopping yet?

Well, join the crowd.

According to a just-released Harris Poll survey, millions of Americans are waiting until the last minute to complete their holiday shopping.

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Nintendo, Ebates, Mazda and Amazon Top Holiday Ads In Survey

Ace Metrix has unveiled its top 10 holiday commercials.

Nintendo, Ebates, Mazda and Amazon topped the list.

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Track Santa’s Worldwide Journey on Christmas Eve

Years ago you had to listen for reindeer bells to know when Santa was near.

Today, you can track Santa's entire trip around the globe with video, apps, and other technology.

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‘Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration’ Airs Christmas Day on ABC [Video]

In ABC's “Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration,” celebrities share their holiday wishes and discuss what it means to be a part of what is now a 31-year-old Disney holiday tradition.

In addition, Disney has added a "Frozen" twist tied to the blockbuster movie for the annual Christmas Day special, which airs for two hours starting at 10 a.m. EST Thursday.

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Celebrating Christmas and the Holiday Season in Rockford [Sponsored]

Celebrate Christmas and the holiday season in Rockford.

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Michigan State’sTom Izzo Plays ‘Jingle Bells’ On Accordion [Video]

On his weekly radio show Monday night, Izzo busted out the squeezebox for a few holiday tunes, as has become tradition around this time of year. His players joined in on the chorus.

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Return to Grand Rapids’ Christmas Past

Our friends at Fubble Entertainment will honor the memory of Grand Rapids' Christmas past with the taping of a local holiday special tonight at the Wealthy Theatre.

And here's how you can attend!

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It’s Not Always the Thought That Counts with Gift Giving

'Tis the season to be gift giving.

Right?

Well, maybe not.

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