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What Will It Take to Get Holiday Shoppers to Buy More? Discounts? Maybe

Since a new survey shows more than a third of Americans have already finished their holiday buying, analysts say retailers need to cut prices to the bone if they want people to keep shopping.

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Autistic Kids Get a Special Meeting with ‘Sensitive Santa’ [VIDEO]

The bright lights, loud music and long lines can often keep autistic kids from engaging in a holiday ritual many children enjoy: an annual visit with Santa.

So one mall opened early last Sunday morning for some low-key “sensitive Santa” time.

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Stolen Santa Returned with a Cash Prize, But Penguins Are Still Missing

Disney may not be making the case of the stolen, inflatable Santa into a Christmas Special any time soon, but this holiday story does have a happy ending.

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Amazing Christmas Light Show Turns Canadian Neighborhood Into Winter Wonderland [VIDEO]

The people of Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg, Ontario take Christmas very seriously and routinely dress their town in the finest holiday regalia. This dazzling Christmas display is no exception.

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Is It Okay to Use the Word ‘Christmas’ During the Holiday Season? — Survey of the Day

Over the past decade or so, there has been some debate as to whether the government, public schools and retailers should use the word “Christmas,” or if they should use something more inclusive, like “the holidays.”

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Survey Says — Holidays Are No Longer the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Seems “holiday cheer” may be a misnomer, at least according to a new survey. Consumer Reports polled 1,013 adults, revealing that 90 percent of us have at least one thing to complain about the holidays, and 15 percent hate that they’re expected to be nice.

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10 Awesomely Fun Holiday Gifts for TV Fans

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Art doesn't imitate life — it imitates television! Just check out these 10 TV-influenced handicrafts brought to you by some of the clever craftsellers at Etsy. We consider each a fitting

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Mr. T in DC, Flickr / Joe Raedle, Getty Images / Ethan Miller, Getty Images
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What’s the Most Popular Children’s Gift This Year? — Survey of the Day

According to a Harris Interactive survey of adults planning to buy children’s presents this holiday season, the most popular kid’s gift items — more popular than video games, board games and dolls — are books.

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