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Elf Choir Vows to Perform This Year

I was walking by the North Pole auditorium the other day and I could hear the elf choir inside practicing. The choir is made up of elves from every department at the North Pole. They all come together on their time off to practice and perform…
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Could this be Santa's fastest sleigh ever?

Elf Quinton took the new sleigh up for its first test run today and, boy, did it look beautiful! He only had 2 reindeer hooked to it and it looked like he was shot out of a cannon. I caught up with him once he landed for a quick interview. "She…
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Countdown Clock Begins to Descend in Santa's Workshop

Today marks one month to Christmas and that can mean only one thing here at the North Pole: the countdown clock has been raised in the workshop. It starts out at the highest peak of the ceiling and everyday it gets a little closer to the ground…
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Operation Merry Christmas 2011 Launches!

Happy Thanksgiving and welcome to the first official news post of Operation Merry Christmas, LIVE from the North Pole! My name is Elf Ernest and I will be your North Pole news reoprter in this our 20th year of bringing you the Santa Updates…
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Santa Declares a Season of Thanksgiving

As we celebrate thanksgiving here at the North Pole we are reminded of what a tough year it has been across the globe this year. Many areas of the world have suffered damage from terrible storms. There have been earthquakes. And many, many…
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Competition Fierce in North Pole Lighting Contest

It's not even thanksgiving yet but the elves have spent weeks decorating the outside of their homes. They are all getting ready for the annual North Pole Christmas lighting contest. The official lighting ceremony happens Thursday at sun down…
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Santa's Favorite Holiday

I bumped into Santa this morning and he was even jollier than normal. I asked him why and he said that his favorite holiday was just a few days away. Things have been so busy here that I almost forgot that Thanksgiving was this week. …
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Huge Shipments of Wrapping Paper Arrive at the North Pole

Huge shipments of wrapping paper have been arriving at the North Pole today causing confusion in the Wrapping Department. Elf Wally said "I have no clue why it's here and where it is going to go." Elf Bruno, who is Wally's chief assistant…
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Santa Tracking Starts This Week -- Are you ready?

Santa likes to call what happens here at the North Pole Operation Merry Christmas. It is a complex event that requires precision planning and timing to pull off. Santa can't do it all alone so he has thousands of elves and reindeer around the…
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How to Find the REAL Santa Claus Online

Santa knows that a lot of you have questions about him and that some of you may be looking for the answers online. He wants to remind you that you should never give out any of your personal information to access any website. "Any website…
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Never Pay Money to See or Talk to Santa

Just after Halloween the letters started flowing into the North Pole. Many kids write with questions and we do our best to answer them. One of the most important questions was asked by a boy in the U.K. named Daniel who wanted to know how much…
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The Countdown to the Countdown Begins

Santa was in quite a hurry today. He rushed from department to department here at the North Pole, shaking hands and patting elves on the back. Today is an important day in the work of Operation Merry Christmas 2011 -- we begin the countdown…