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It can be hard to make ends meet at Christmas, but thanks to the Star’s readers more children get to share in holiday magic. ( read original story ...)

Santa Claus shooter blasts prosecutors year after exoneration

Had Marcus Weldon taken a deal offered by the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office ahead of his 13-month attempted murder trial, he'd still be in prison. Instead, a jury found that the 29-year-old Detroit father who became known as the "Santa Claus shooter ... ( read original story ...)

Santa Claus lookalike arrested after alleged drug deal

Port Authority police arrested a suspected heroin dealer -- and he bears a shocking resemblance to Santa Claus in more ways than one. Robert Pipher, 59, was spotted trading drugs for money in Jersey City on Thursday at 11 a.m, according to the New York ... ( read original story ...)

Splashin’ Safari named nation’s best water park

SANTA CLAUS — Holiday World’s Splashin’ Safari has been named the best water park in the nation by USA Today. The water park took top honors in the newspaper’s month-long online voting, which challenged fans to vote for their favorite water park ... ( read original story ...)

Town of Santa Claus featured in new travel book

SANTA CLAUS — The town of Santa Claus is featured in a new travel book called “100 Things to Do in America Before You Die.” The book, by travel writer Bill Clevlen, was written to inspire road trips across the country. It not only offers suggestions ... ( read original story ...)