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  • Christmas package delays: Isn't presence better than presents anyway?

    Christmas package delays: Isn't <em>presence</em> better than <em>presents</em> anyway?
    Talk about a First World problem: Christmas packages that didn’t arrive on time. Suffice to say, Christmas 2013 wasn’t Amazon’s, or UPS’ or FedEx’s finest hour. But from the uproar, you’d have thought NORAD had...
  • Santa to be accompanied by jet fighters this year

    Santa to be accompanied by jet fighters this year
    Jolly Old Saint Nicholas will have more than just Rudolph's red nose to guide his sleigh this Christmas Eve, the military website that virtually tracks Santa's movements around the globe has announced that he will now be accompanied by fighter jets. The...
  • NORAD Santa Tracker under fire for giving Santa a fighter jet escort

    NORAD Santa Tracker under fire for giving Santa a fighter jet escort
    Santa and his reindeer have some company this year: military fighter jets. And that has some people very unhappy, saying it is a thinly veiled marketing video aimed at children. NORAD is equating jolly old St. Nick and the military in the minds of kids,...
  • Selfie in front of a suicide attempt lands on N.Y. Post cover

    Selfie in front of a suicide attempt lands on N.Y. Post cover
    Yes, selfies have officially become so ubiquitous that "selfie" is Oxford English Dictionary's word of the year. But maybe, just maybe, we're getting a little too comfortable with snapping pictures of ourselves as we go through our day. Case in point: On...
  • Military accused of poisoning kids' minds with Santa Tracker video

    Military accused of poisoning kids' minds with Santa Tracker video
    Giving Santa Claus and his reindeer a military fighter jet escort on Christmas Eve amounts to manipulative military marketing aimed at defenseless young minds, a Berkeley child psychologist says.  In case you have been working today instead of paying...
  • NORAD's 'Santa Tracker' adds fighter jets, draws concern

     
    The North American Aerospace Defense Command revealed that the 2013 "Santa Tracker" will have a more "operational feel," replete with fighter jets....
  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!  Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday...  We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
  • Tracking Santa on Christmas Eve as RavensNation celebrates

    Tracking Santa on Christmas Eve as RavensNation celebrates
    Merry Christmas Eve, happy holidays, feliz navidad and happy festivus.  Hope you are snuggled up in front of a warm fire and not fighting crowds at the mall (or your family in the living room). Rest happy with the knowledge that NORAD (The North...
  • Building the Santa story, one tracker and shelf-elf at a time

    Building the Santa story, one tracker and shelf-elf at a time
    This Christmas Eve, I find myself struggling with how much to feed the story of Santa. I mean, we've told our 4-year-old that Santa is bring him a gift, and he visited with him and got his picture taken. He remembers last year that we put out cookies for...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Man rescued from L.A. River in Glendale, Three arrested in Burbank home invasions

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Man rescued from L.A. River in Glendale, Three arrested in Burbank home invasions
    Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, December 24.  Police in Burbank have arrested three teenagers in connection with a pair of weekend home invasion robberies. Daily News Los Angeles and Glendale firefighters responded early Monday to reports of a...
  • Army adding high-flying blimps to Aberdeen airspace

    The Army is planning to move an over-the-horizon radar system, with more than 100 soldiers and a pair of giant, blimp-like aerostats that fly as high as two miles up, to Aberdeen Proving Ground in the fall, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger said Thursday....