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With Load the Lobby, There Is a Lesson to Be Learned for Kids

As a parent, the process of teaching your children is an everyday occurrence. Telling them what is right and what is wrong is never easy. Asking them to share is very difficult as well, as most kids are very protective. How you do it makes all the difference in the world on how they accept it. My opening comments are all leading to the opportunity parents have right now to make this a very special Christmas for their children.

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Photo By; Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Mailing Christmas Packages? Mail Early

I was wading through my mail this past weekend and came across something the United States Postal Service sent me regarding holiday mailings.  With Thanksgiving behind us, the deadlines for mailing Christmas packages are coming up soon.

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Quincy Fire Department Welcomes Santa

Looks like Santa Claus is making a surprise visit to the Quincy Fire House!

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Retailers Open On Thanksgiving Evening, Starting Black Friday Sales Early
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Black Friday (And Thanksgiving Hours) For Quincy & Hannibal

Ready or not, Black Friday is right around the corner. And as it seems to do every year, it's creeping more and more out of Friday and into Thanksgiving! Despite annual outrage, 2016 looks to be no different. Below are operating Black Friday (and Thanksgiving) operating hours for many of Quincy and Hannibal's biggest retail giants:

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Selfridges' Christmas Grotto Opens
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We Need Christmas Every Day!

In a world filled with nothing but horrible news, it was certainly refreshing to have a few days of good news thanks to the Christmas holiday.  If only we can capture those happy feeling moments of Christmas for a few hours of each day we would all be better off for it.

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Christmas Dinner
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How Christmas is Celebrated Worldwide

As many of us are preparing this week to celebrate the Christmas holiday, we are decorating Christmas trees with various pretty things, buying presents for our friends and family, and baking and preparing enough food to feed an invading army twice over.

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Brandon Wade, Getty Images

Yes Big Dog, There is a Santa Claus

I think the best part about Christmas is all the memories that go with it. I have a thousand memories of Christmas as a kid, but one that stands out alone. I am not sure of the year, but I was probably 8 years old and my brother was 10. He did his best trying to convince me that there was no Santa.

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Quincy Mall - Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

What Will Happen to The Quincy Mall?

A lot of talk around town has been about what will happen to the Quincy Mall after the holidays. Don't get me wrong, I like going to the Quincy Mall, but it seems like this year is down a bit.

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When should you put up a Christmas tree?
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When Should You Put Up Your Christmas Tree? [Poll]

This is kind of weird, I admit it, but I was actually thinking about putting up my Christmas tree before Halloween. I didn't put the tree up, but I was thinking about it. Now that November is here and the time has fallen back, we start looking ahead to the final weeks of 2015. Thanksgiving will be here soon, and then we'll be in the Christmas season. When will you put up your tree?

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What’s the Second Best Part of Christmas? [Poll]

Everyone knows that spending time with family and friends is the very best part of the holiday season. That's a given. But let's face it, there are a whole lot of elements that contribute to making Christmas merry. Picking out the perfect gifts, decorating the tree, even listening to the same Christmas songs we've been listening to over and over for decades are all a part of how we celebrate. So, given that family and friends is number one, what's the second best part of the holiday season?

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