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Who let the Spirit out of the window?

9 arrested after brawl at Mall of America BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Fists flew and so did a few chairs during a large-scale brawl at the Mall of America Monday. “Anytime you have a large group of people together things can happen,” said Commander Mark Stehlik with Bloomington Police. “But this is highly unusual.” Shortly after 4 p.m., authorities confirm more than 20 individuals started fighting in the north food court. Cellphone video uploaded to YouTube shows dozens of young people watching while some push, punch, and even throw chairs. At that same time, police say several other fights flared up in … Continue reading

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Yet Another example of the Spirit of this Season

  Ex-Con Finds, Returns Cash-Filled Wallet Updated: Friday, 16 Dec 2011, 11:30 AM EST Published : Friday, 16 Dec 2011, 7:16 AM EST WATERFORD myFOXdetroit.com – Just out of jail, a recovering alcoholic is being hailed a good Samaritan. Play the video to get the full story from Fox 2’s Amy Lange>> Alexis Ortiz found a wallet at the Mobil gas station at Walton and Sashabaw in Waterford yesterday. Inside the wallet was enough cash to tempt even the most honest person: $1,000 in cash, credit cards and a man’s identification. The Ortiz family is struggling, but this father of … Continue reading

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An Example of the Spirit of Christmas

So much win in this story…. After a Good Samaritan helped her pay off the layaway bill she’d accumulated to buy Christmas gifts for her grandchildren, Lori Stearnes planned to collect her paycheck today and head to Kmart anyway.   Her new plan: Pay the stranger’s kindness forward by using the money she’d budgeted to instead support somebody else. “It just gives you a warm feeling,” said Stearnes, 53, of Omaha. “… With all the things going on the world, just to have someone do that is so, I don’t know, it’s hard to put into words.” At Kmart stores … Continue reading

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