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JUST THE FACTS: 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting

The lighting of the Christmas Tree in Rockefeller Center in the heart of New York City is a tradition that has been around for over 80 years.

Christmas prayer answered

Foster children Eva and Jasmine shared the same Christmas wish. During Vacation Bible School at their East Tennessee church this summer, the girls, ages 7 and 8, sent up their written prayer request in a balloon.

Man comes forward with missing cash in "Lunchbox" Crime Stoppers case

A man who allegedly took an envelope containing $6,000 cash from the Lunchbox restaurant October 29th has come forward to return the cash to the rightful owner.

Two boys round up toy donations for crisis center

Two young brothers are learning it is better to give than to receive. When they heard some kids might wake up on Christmas morning with an empty tree, they decided to step up and help.

Lee & Beulah Moor Children's Home host annual "Winter Wonderland"

For almost twelve years, the Lee and Beulah Moor Children’s Home has presented their “Winter Wonderland” exhibit as a special gift to their friends and neighbors in the El Paso Southwest.

Secret million dollar donation

Jack MacDonald made an impression for being frugal. His sweaters had holes in them. He clipped coupons. He was known to walk to the local QFC and load up on discounted orange juice.

Giving birth part of family holiday tradition

Maybe your family tradition is to go shopping on Black Friday or watch the Christmas tree lighting together, but for two El Paso moms there's something about the holidays that beckons special deliveries.

Float On: 77th Annual FirstLight FCU Sun Bowl Parade float participants

This year's 77th Annual FirstLight Federal Credit Union Sun Bowl Parade promises to be one of the best parades in years.

Christmas card proceeds to benefit kids with cancer

As we near Christmas, holidays cards begin to start filling our mailboxes. The Candlelighters of El Paso are offering a way to help your card stand out, while also supporting their cause.

Ho, ho, honesty: Confessions of mall Santas

As the holidays approach, mall Santas around the country begin flooding department stores, and children line up for their chance to speak to the Big Man himself.

NewsChannel 9 shares all the ways #WhyImThankful

The Thanksgiving Holiday is often stressful, with family, cooking and shopping pressures. But the staff at NewsChannel 9 would like to take the time this Thanksgiving season to recognize all of the amazing things in our lives.

Purr-fect holiday gift; Mesilla Valley pet adoption event this weekend

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will facilitate dog, cat, puppy and kitten adoptions Saturday, Nov. 30.

The ultimate "friend"

Facebook is usually a place you go to find friends, but a New Port Richey, Florida woman went on the social media site to find a kidney.

EP County Sheriff's gives away turkeys to needy county residents

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office knows that not everyone in our community has things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving season, and they're doing their part to ensure that needy families in the county will have food on their tables