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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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Rivertown Mall Santa Has Heartwarming Interaction with Autistic Boy [Video]

The Santa Claus at the Rivertown Mall in Grandville, MI, recently showed one little boy an inspiring amount of love and care. 6-year-old Landon has autism, and he approached Santa a few days ago to share his Christmas wishes.

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Lots of Love From Santa to Deaf Child as They Sign Together [Video]

There have been several heart-warming stories regarding Mall Santa's this year. In the past we've all heard the "bad Santa" stories, but just recently the tender story of the Santa at Rivertown Crossings Mall in Grandville and his loving talk with a boy with autism.

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Rockford Michigan Chamber of Commerce
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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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Courtesy of Art Van Santa Claus Parade presented by Grand Rapids Jaycees
Courtesy of Art Van Santa Claus Parade presented by Grand Rapids Jaycees
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Grand Rapids Santa Claus Parade and Celebration Kicks off Holiday Season

We just finished Halloween, Thanksgiving is coming up, but along with the rush to the end of the year, Christmas is just around the corner, and that means the annual Santa Claus Parade.

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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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If You’re on Santa’s Naughty List, Who’s Going to Help you? Your Sister! [Video}

There sure is a lot of love in this family. I know, because big sister has her baby brother's back.

After finding out that her little brother's poor behavior has landed him on Santa's naughty list, the pint-sized future attorney take his case (pro-bono, I assume) to her mom and pleads to have him put back on the nice list.

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The Most Famous Reindeer of All Celebrates His 50th Anniversary [Video]

It's hard to believe that the animated classic "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" turns 50 this week. The holiday special has released a DVD to commemorate its golden anniversary.

Did you know that "Rudolph" is used to educate children how to handle bullying and accepting those who are different from them?

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What’s in a Holiday Name? Just Ask Holly and Frankenmuth

Holiday-sounding names and locations.

They stick with us, especially this time of year.

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Courtesy "Elf: The Musical" and Broadway Grand Rapids
Courtesy "Elf: The Musical" and Broadway Grand Rapids
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‘Elf: The Musical’ Hits Grand Rapids’ DeVos Performance Hall This Weekend [Video]

Discover your inner elf with "Elf: The Musical."

The touring Broadway production is at DeVos Performance Hall, 303 Monroe Avenue NW in Grand Rapids today through Sunday through Broadway Grand Rapids.

Performances are 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, with tickets still available through Ticketmaster online and its ticket centers; DeVos Place convention center and Van Andel Arena box offices; or by telephone at (800) 982-2787.

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Little Girl Meets Santa Claus at a Diner [Video]

This one will make you warm and fuzzy all over.

While three-year-old Gracie Lynn Wilson was eating breakfast with her family at a Bob Evans restaurant in Evansville, Ind., she noticed someone she recognized sitting by themselves in a booth.

It was Santa Claus!

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NORAD Tracks Santa Claus! [Video]

Santa Claus is getting ready for his annual Christmas Eve jaunt across the globe, bringing toys to all the good girls and boys.

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is again helping make certain the trip is safe for the jolly old elf. NORAD is the U.S. and Canadian military combining forces to assist Santa Claus, and is tracking Santa Claus on his Christmas Eve journey across the globe.

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