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Real-Life Santa Buys Entire Toy Store for Homeless Kids

'I know everyone can use a gift around the holidays'

(Newser) - How does someone who regularly purchases hundreds of toys per year for New York City's foster kids step up her philanthropic game? By buying an entire toy store. The idea came to Carol Suchman when she noticed a closed shop with a for rent sign in her neighborhood, NY1... More »

Toys 'R' Us Launching Tablet for Kids

Tabeo on sale Oct. 21

(Newser) - Toys 'R' Us is struggling, and in a bid to remain competitive, the toy giant is introducing its own proprietary tablet for kids this fall. The $149.99 Tabeo runs on Android and includes 50 pre-loaded apps such as Angry Birds, the Wall Street Journal reports. The tablet, which... More »

Cops Bust 'Pot-Bellied' Teddy at Calif. Store

Toy 'mule' packed with marijuana

(Newser) - A large Teddy bear arrived in the mail at a Toy Town store in southern California with a "hard crinkly" stomach and a big grin on his face. The suspicious store owner called cops, who found three, vacuum-sealed bags of maijuana inside Teddy's belly. The package had been mailed... More »

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