Leap year 2020: Major holidays are on Friday's, Saturday's this year

ST. LOUIS (KEZK) - If you take a look ahead at the holiday calendar in 2020, you'll see a lot of big days for celebrating that fall on the weekend. This year is a leap year, which means February will be 29 days instead of 28 and 366 days as opposed to 365. That extra 24 hours has pushed holidays...
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Near Record-Breaking Warm Temperatures Expected On Christmas Day In St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (KEZK) - You might want to pull out the cooler, BBQ grill and lawn chairs on Christmas Day if you're in the St. Louis area because near record-high temperatures are being predicted this holiday.
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PHOTOS: Holiday Lights Are Brightening The Night Across The Globe

(KEZK) - New stunning images from NASA show how holiday lights brighten the nights of cities all over the globe. NASA researchers found that nighttime lights in the United States shine 20 to 50 percent brighter in December due to holiday light displays and other activities during Christmas and New...
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6 Holiday Sangria Recipes You Need for Your Winter Gathering

Sangria is always festive. The wine-based punch, filled with sliced fruit and delicious vino, is always a crowd-pleaser. But combine the Spanish concoction with seasonal holiday ingredients and you get a superior Christmas punch perfect to wash down all those holiday goodies with. Celebrate...
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'Elf'-Themed Pop-Up Bar Opens With Buddy's Breakfast Spaghetti

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) – The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear! Chicago establishment Stretch Bar & Grill has brought back its "Elf’d Up" pop-up bar for a second year, with all new surprises. The pop-up, inspired by the Will Ferrell Christmas movie "Elf,"...
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7 in 10 Americans Are Feeling "Grateful" This Holiday Season

With the holidays upon us, a new poll finds that most Americans are feeling grateful--and some are also feeling stressed.
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Master Gunny Claus Ordered Back to Active Duty by Marines

Here's proof that Santa Claus is a Marine. Headquarters Marine Corps has issued orders recalling Master Gunny Sgt. S. Claus to active duty, with a RNLTD (report no later than date) of Dec. 24. According to the orders, the Master Gunny has several aliases, including Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle, and...
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Santa Claus Letters

Here's How Your Child Can Get a Letter From Santa Claus

Santa Claus and his elves have been busy all year, but Christmas is now just a few weeks away and now is the perfect time to get your child's letter to Santa!
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Dan Fogelberg's 'Same Old Lang Syne" About a St. Louis Woman

This is one of my favorite holiday stories! This happened to me a couple of years ago during Christmas : So there I was minding my business.......and the phone rang in the studio. I answer phone calls when songs are playing. Sometimes it's people asking me to play a song, people asking about a...
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6 of the Best Holiday Theme Parks Across the Country

If they height of excitement at your usual Christmas is when Nana falls asleep face-first in her mashed potatoes, it’s time to explore the exciting side of the holiday season. Across the country, holiday parks pop up in parking lots and at major national theme parks, combining thrilling roller...
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