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Mail Arrives at North Pole Post Office in Record Amounts

I stopped by the North Pole mail room this morning on my daily walk around town. I couldn't believe what I saw when I opened the door. There where mail bags piled everywhere. I tracked down Elf Hugo to see what was going on. "I don't…
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When People Say Bad Things About Santa

Of all the letters we get at the North Pole nothing is more sad, to me, than those who write bad things about Santa Claus. I understand that all kids go through a stage where they may not believe in Santa Claus. But that is no reason to say…
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Santa's New Sleigh Just About Ready

I checked in on Elf Quinton today to see how preparations were coming on Santa's new sleigh. Believe it or not, Santa flies a new sleigh every year. It is redesigned from the ground up, made to go faster, fly higher and perform better in the…
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Reindeer Babies Everywhere! Santa Asks Kids to Help

It is happening just as Elf Victor said it would -- reindeer babies are being born all over the place here at the North Pole. "The first one came the other day just after I talked to you," Elf Victor told me. "A lovely reindeer named Hannah…
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Santa Gives Advice About Christmas Trees

According the Institute of Merriment Studies, the first week of December is traditionally the busiest week for selecting and decorating Christmas trees. Our tradition during this week is to accept the advice of a resident elf at the North Pole…
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Cupid Injured at Reindeer Games

There is tough news out of the Santa's Stables this morning. Cupid got injured while practicing landings. I tracked down elf victor to see what happened. "Cupid was coming in for a landing and his left hind quarter hit the side of the…
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Mrs. Claus' Sugar Cookie Recipe to Be Revealed?

There are rumors here at the North Pole that Mrs. Claus is going to reveal her sugar cookie recipe. Mrs. Claus sugar cookies are legendary. The elves consume them by the ton every day. Only Mrs. Claus knows the secret recipe and she makes the…
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Reindeer Begin Gathering for the Reindeer Games

When I walked out of my house this morning I was greeted by thousands of reindeer. That can only mean one thing. The annual reindeer games are getting ready to start. A lot of people think Santa only has nin reindeer. The truth is that…
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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…