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How This Boy Saved Christmas

Meet Bailey Stacey, who went on a heartwarming 'investigation,' thanks to a favorite police officer

(Newser) - Oxford, Miss., lost its native son Ed Aschoff in a Christmas Eve tragedy , but Christmas day brings us the heartwarming story of 3-year-old Bailey Stacey, who, as the Oxford Eagle and the Oxford Police Department tell it, saved Christmas. The story dials back to Bailey's neighbor, police officer Rachel... More »

5-Year-Old Calls 911 to Stop the Grinch From Stealing Christmas

And he even got to make the arrest

(Newser) - "I'm just trying to tell you something. Um, watch for the Grinch, 'cause the Grinch gonna steal Christmas, OK?" After watching YouTube videos about the Grinch, 5-year-old TyLon Pittman called 911 on Dec. 16 to warn authorities about his penchant for stealing Christmas, NPR reports. According... More »

4 Lost Dr. Seuss Stories Coming Out

The 1950s tales feature Horton and an early version of the Grinch

(Newser) - Horton heard a Who—and his ears might be ringing right now with the news that he's about to make a comeback. Random House is republishing four Dr. Seuss stories on Sept. 9 that haven't been seen since the 1950s, when they first made their appearance in Redbook... More »

Megachurch Targets 'Grinch Stores' That Ignore Christmas

Baptist pastor won't tolerate 'minority voices'

(Newser) - A Dallas megachurch is getting downright Black Peter and landing like a ton of coal on stores that aren't celebrating Christmas. "Politically correct" establishments shying away from the Christian holiday get no peace and goodwill from the First Baptist Church . Instead, Pastor Robert Jeffress has launched a " Grinch... More »

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