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10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Home Alone’

If you tried to describe the violent holiday classic ‘Home Alone’ to someone who had never seen it, they might wonder why it’s considered a “must watch” at Christmas time. Watching the precocious, sadistic Kevin McAllister (played by Macaulay Culkin) find new and unique ways to commit assault and battery against two hapless burglars doesn’t sound like something that would teach an impressionable child about why the holidays are important.

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Naughty or Nice Survey Reveals Americans Are Not Even Close to Well-Behaved

So, are you naughty or nice?

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(Images via MGM, Warner Bros, and 20th Century Fox)
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12 Things You Didn’t Know About Some Of Your Favorite Christmas Movies

Christmas films like A Christmas Story and Christmas Vacation go right along with mistletoe, carols, and cookies as staples of the holiday season.  And in celebration of the 12 days of Christmas, here are 12 bits of trivia you may not know about some of your favorite Christmas movies.

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The PERFECT Gift For the Doomsday Prepper On Your Christmas List!

What's the holidays without a gas mask?

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Major Retailers Begin Black Friday Sales Thanksgiving Night
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Camping Out at Stores for Black Friday – Stupid, Or Smart?

We're still waiting for the first official sighting of Black Friday campers setting up outside their favorite store in the Tri-Cities, but reports from across the country say it started happening 3-4 days or more ago!

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WA Holiday DUI Campaign Now Features a Designated Driver Gift Card!

Just in time for the holidays,  law enforcement officers will be watching for impaired drivers. But this year, you can actually give the gift of safe driving.

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Halloween is one of America's favorite holidays. And one of the most traditional.
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The True Origins of Halloween Traditions — Jack-o’-Lanterns, Witches, Costumes, More

Why do we celebrate Halloween by putting on bizarre outfits and asking strangers for candy? Who is Stingy Jack, and why does he haunt our dreams? We decided to take a look at a few of Halloween's most well-known customs and ask, What do they all mean? 

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9 Awesome Tech Gifts Dad Will Love for Father’s Day

Sure, your dad saidhe didn't want anything for Father's Day, but that might also have been a not-so-subtle hint that, thanks to the last several holidays, he has quite enough ties and golf balls, thank you.

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5 Gifts Not to Get Mom for Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is around the corner, so now's a good time to start doing some present planning. A good place to start is what not to get her, so we thought we'd help you out.

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Martin Luther King and 10 Other Famous ‘Juniors’

Today people will stop and reflect about the legacy of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. — one of a number of famous people who made marks of their own despite having names that ended with "Junior." Dr. King's father was also a minister who inspired many followers, but obviously his son reached even greater heights. Here's a look back at ten other famous Juniors.

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