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NPR Story
5:02 am
Wed December 24, 2014

Sending Your Holiday Mail By Way Of Rudolph, Wis.

Around Christmas, people around the world covet a Rudolph, Wis., postmark on their cards and letters.
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Originally published on Wed December 24, 2014 11:18 am

Those seeking holiday joy could look for it in places with seasonal names like Christmas, Fla., Santa Claus, Ind., or Snowflake, Ariz. — but you don't have to leave home to enjoy Rudolph, Wis.

For most of the year, the tiny town of Rudolph — population just a few snowflakes north of 400 — is best known for the cheese factory off Main Street. But around Christmas, people around the world covet a Rudolph, Wis., postmark on their cards and letters.

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NPR Story
5:02 am
Wed December 24, 2014

Research Suggests Generosity Is Hardwired Into Our Brains

Originally published on Wed December 24, 2014 8:02 am

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Economy
5:02 am
Wed December 24, 2014

Despite Some Clouds, U.S. Economic Forecast Looks Sunny

Originally published on Wed December 24, 2014 3:25 pm

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Around the Nation
6:58 am
Tue December 23, 2014

Christmas Tree And Menorah Conrolled By Tweets

Originally published on Tue December 23, 2014 7:28 am

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Europe
6:58 am
Tue December 23, 2014

The Woman Who Mistook A Hat For A Parrot

Originally published on Tue December 23, 2014 7:28 am

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Weather
6:50 am
Tue December 23, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

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Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Some early morning freezing rain or sleet in the Adirondacks and Green Mountains, otherwise  cloudy with rain showers today.  Highs in the lower 40's.

Cloudy with rain showers and areas of fog tonight.   Lows in the upper 30's.

Cloudy with rain tomorrow.  Areas of fog.  Highs in the lower 50's.

Sports
6:06 am
Tue December 23, 2014

Sports Report: Cincinnati Clinches Playoff Berth After 37-28 Victory Over Denver

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On Monday Night Football, Jeremy Hill ran for 147 yards and Dre Kirkpatrick grabbed two of Peyton Manning's four interceptions as Cincinnati beat Denver 37-28 to clinch an AFC playoff berth.

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Politics
5:05 am
Tue December 23, 2014

As Head Of Armed Services Committee, McCain Gets A Bigger Bullhorn

Originally published on Tue December 23, 2014 7:28 am

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Around the Nation
5:05 am
Tue December 23, 2014

Murder Of 2 NYPD Officers Widens Rift Between Mayor, Police Union

Originally published on Tue December 23, 2014 7:28 am

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Business
5:05 am
Tue December 23, 2014

A Year Later, Delivery Services Up Their Holiday Game

Originally published on Tue December 23, 2014 5:12 pm

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Well, here's an idea for a lampooning December movie - it's the holidays and shipping companies can't get their act together. They disappoint millions of customers because they can't deliver gifts on time.

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