For Nationwide & Local Events, check out Calendar December  Nationwide | Local Events
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Information such as Sports and Finance
2012 Events:
Presidential Election, Summer Olympics, and More
Photo of the Day (National Geographic) 今日の写真 |  This Day in History 今日の歴史
Health Tip of the Day

Happy Holidays!   (Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa, A Happy New Year, )
"Fiscal Cliff" update (MSN)

121228 December 24, 2012  Ray Collins, Original Member of Mothers of Invention, Dead at 75 (Forbes, Yahoo) |  Ray Collins, Original Mothers of Invention Singer, Dead of Heart Attack (RollingStone, Yahoo)
121228 14 jobs that pay 6 figures (MSN)
121228 "American Masters" "Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance" on PBS (Robert Joffrey)
"Picture of the Week" 121228  150th Anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War 1862 - The U.S.-Dakota War 1862:  1  |  2 (Wikipedia) | 3 (MNHS)      ダコタ戦争150周年記念
Videos: U.S. - Dakota War of 1862 Exhibit | US-Dakota War - War | US-Dakota War - 150 Years Later | US-Dakota War - Treaties
Information Resources: Pioneer Press December 26, 2012, WCCO (CBS)
121227 Good-bye books, hello e-books (zdnet, Google)
"Picture of the Week" 121227  "So Cool!" Saturn at Night (if you can't reach the page, Right Click > Refresh) "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA December 22, 2012
"Picture of the Week" 121227  A Sun Pillar Over Sweden (if you can't reach the page, Right Click > Refresh) "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA November 18, 2012     Sweden        our Weather page
"Picture of the Week" 121227  Santa around the world (MSN) 
"Picture of the Week" 121227  Reindeer (Europe) = Caribou (North America): Videos -  Caribou on the move - The Greatest Wildlife Show on Earth - BBC  from Canada  |  Wild Russia Siberia Forest Reindeer with music composed by William  from Russia
Reindeer may travel 5,000 km a year and
can travel at speeds of 6080 km/h. That's why Santa chose reindeer? Well, Santa has Flying Reindeer. :-) For more info on "Reindeer", click here
Dec. 26 - Jan. 1 Kwanzaa (photos):  Letter 146 |  レター  146          
121226 Annual Kennedy Center Honors hosted by Caroline Kennedy (元大統領 John F. Kennedy の令嬢) on CBS
Recipients of the prestigious honor are Musician Buddy Guy, Actor Dustin Hoffman, Comic David Letterman, Ballerina Natalia Makarova, and the Rock Band Led Zeppelin.
"Picture of the Week" 121226  Deer Tracks Photo + Animal Track Photos (Revised)
"We hope you had a wonderful Christmas and got what you wanted."
1225 Christmas Day - Birthday of Christ
Christmas: Letter 29 | レター 29,  Christmas (Photos) 
1224 Christmas Eve - The Vigil of Christmas  
"Picture of the Week" 121225  Christmas 2008 Photos (Revised):  1a  Christmas Gifts under the tree  |  1b  Christmas Gifts (Up-Close)  |  1c  Christmas Tree (Up-Close)  |  3M Christmas Tree Lights: 2a  Three Quarter View |  2b  Front View 巨大なクリスマスツリーライト  |  Peppermint Candy Canes (Christmas)   キャンデー ケイン  |  4  Sugar Cookies  |  5  Fruitcake (or Fruit Cake) 
Pope Benedict's Christmas call: Open the door to God
(USA Today) | Vatican | Vatican Info
121224 "Health Notes" Close To One-third Of Children With Food Allergies Are Bullied (MNT, Google)
"Picture of the Week" 121224  3 Hour Medley of Christmas Songs
"Picture of the Week" 121224  Christmas Lights: 1 (MSN) | 2 (Kym Illman) | 3 (CNN)
"Picture of the Week" 121224  NORAD Santa Tracker - Watch Santa videos
121223 "We Heard" on FOX   Radio Talk Show Host, who has four-year-old twins and lives in Florida, goes, "In Florida most houses don't have chimneys. My kids ask me, 'How does Santa get in our house?'"  Answers?:
How does Santa Claus get in your house if you don't have a chimney? | Santa Talks About Santa Florida`s Hot Weather And Dearth Of Chimneys Don`t Slow Him Down.    our Florida State page
"Picture of the Week" 121223  Happy Holidays from the Miss Universe Contestants | Miss Universe 2012 - Final Film
"Picture of the Week" 121222  "Interesting Video" Sweet Mama Dog Interacting with a Beautiful Child with Down Syndrome (from Janet)

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