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Holidays

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  • Obama sends out pop-up White House holiday card

    The 2013 White House holiday card from President Obama and his family has arrived, featuring another appearance by perennial canine star Bo, along with new presidential puppy Sunny. In a departure from the flat, colorful displays of past cards, this...
  • Senate's long weekends may be first filibuster fight casualty

    Senate's long weekends may be first filibuster fight casualty
    WASHINGTON — The first casualty of the Senate’s post-nuclear era may be the long weekend. After Senate Democrats made a historic change to the Senate’s filibuster rules, requiring only a majority vote instead of a three-fifths...
  • Free holiday portraits with family, friends and pets at Poketo

    Free holiday portraits with family, friends and pets at Poketo
    Sure, those awkward holiday portraits with the mall Santa are funny, now. But for some of us, those shots of terrified, tearful children trigger memories of frightening Santas and evil-looking elves. Poketo designer Ted Vadakan said his own memories...
  • Please let my son come home for Christmas [Letter]

    My son Ryan was arrested on Sept. 24 for entering an unlocked rear of a dwelling he thought was occupied by an elderly wheelchair-bound women for whom he ran errands, but he entered the wrong home after knocking on the front door for some time. He was...
  • Missing baby Jesus figurine returned to Valencia mall display

    Missing baby Jesus figurine returned to Valencia mall display
    A baby Jesus figurine has been returned to the Nativity scene at a Valencia mall after it went missing earlier this week. A Westfield Valencia Town Center employee found the figurine on the property Wednesday afternoon, marketing director Stacie House...
  • Universal: What's where at Halloween Horror Nights

    Universal: What's where at Halloween Horror Nights
    The guide map for Universal's Halloween Horror Nights helps guide guests to the eight haunted-house mazes and other attractions of the event, which kicks off Friday and runs 27 select nights through Nov. 2. Going up the main drag of Universal Studios,...
  • Theme parks get head start on Halloween

    Theme parks get head start on Halloween
    When Halloween falls midweek, it gets us a chance to celebrate during the weekend before and the weekend after, not to mention on actual Oct. 31. Here's a look at how the theme parks are marking the occasion for the next 10 days. + Magic Kingdom...
  • Universal Studios: Old-school Happy Hippo joins Macy's parade

    Universal Studios: Old-school Happy Hippo joins Macy's parade
    Happy Hippo is ready for her closeup. The character is one of the balloons joining the lineup for the Macy's Holiday Parade, which returns to Universal Studios on Saturday. Happy goes way back. She debuted in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in...
  • Arabian Nights: 5 things to know about 'Amirah's Wish'

    Arabian Nights: 5 things to know about 'Amirah's Wish'
    Arabian Nights, the longtime dinner show that's set to close Dec. 31, is in the midst of its holiday production called "Amirah's Wish." It features its stable of horses and performers in unexpected yuletide twists. Here are five things to know before...
  • History center holiday event set for Tuesday

    History center holiday event set for Tuesday
    The Orange County Regional History Center will hold a holiday event on Tuesday. The free event, set for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the downtown Orlando museum, will be punctuated by Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs throwing the switch to light up Heritage...
  • Coming up: Green Meadows festival, ICE at Gaylord Palms, Christmas at SeaWorld

    Coming up: Green Meadows festival, ICE at Gaylord Palms, Christmas at SeaWorld
    A handful of multiday events kick off this weekend at Central Florida attractions, and one of them isn't even holiday-related. + Green Meadows Farm, an animal-centric attraction in Kissimmee, launches its first Festival of Cultures today, and it will go...