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Christmas At Crossroads “Holiday Magic” Starts Friday

If you're like me and need a little help to get into the Christmas spirit, a trip to Crossroads Village might just do the trick. Christmas at Crossroads "Holiday Magic" 2011 kicks off on Friday, November 25th and goes until December 30th. Enjoy holiday decorations throughout the Village, ride the Huckleberry Railroad which is also lit up for the holiday season, do arts and crafts, visit with Santa Claus or get your picture taken with one of his Reindeer.

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David Silverman, Getty Images
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What Are the New Seven Wonders of Nature? [PHOTOS]

Votes have been cast, the results are in and the world has chosen seven new wonders of nature with some old favorites missing from the list.

On Friday, November 11, the New7Wonders organization announced the world’s choices for the new Seven Wonders of Nature to help commemorate the 11/11/11 date, and celebrate the natural beauty of the Earth.

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Hogsback Trail Race Makes Big Splash

Sunday morning was the 4th annual Hogsback Wilderness Trail Run at Genesee County Parks Elba Equestrian Center. The event featured the 5-mile "Whole Hog" and 2-mile "Piglet" races. Both races had two river crossings, plenty of shoe-sucking mud, and a climb up the Toboggan Hill that would take the breath away from even the best-conditioned athlete. Well over 200 people hit the trails (some of them literally) at this year's races. The overall winners were:

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Deer Hunting Season Is Less Than A Week Away, Are You Ready?

Firearm deer hunting season starts next Tuesday, November 15th in Michigan. Hundreds of thousands of hunters will take to the woods hoping to bag a trophy buck or to at least put some meat in their freezer. Deer hunting season is a big boost to our state's economy, as many hunters travel from out of state to try their luck and bag a buck. There are a few things that every hunter should do before hitting the woods and fields on opening day.

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Watch As 12-Story Dam Gets Blown Up So Salmon Can Have A Home [VIDEO]

This is something you don't get to see every day. After a huge explosion, a dam which helped power 7,000 homes for almost 100 years was partially destroyed - so that salmon can swim freely down a river. Demolition crews detonated explosives in a drain tunnel at the base of the 12-story hydro-power Condit Dam, on the White salmon River in the Pacific Northwest, that's in the state of Washington.

Get a look at the explosion after the jump.

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Amazing Video Of A Man Kayaking With Blue Whales In California [VIDEO]

When was the last time you went kayaking and bumped into a Blue Whale? Me too, never. The man in the kayak did what anyone else would do in that situation, jump into the water and film it. You need to watch this amazing video of a man in a kayak off the coast of Los Angeles, California, mixing it up with a bunch of blue Whales.

Take a look after the jump.

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Greenland Ice-Cap Draws Global Warming Tourists
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Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) from Around the US & Canada

The Northern Lights -- also know as, aurora borealis -- made a rare appearance last night (October 24th,) reaching as far south as Georgia. The reason the lights made their appearance so far south was due to the solar wind that reached much farther south than usual.

There were reported sightings coming in from Kentucky, Georgia, Indiana, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Arkansas as well as other places.

Check out the videos from around the United State and Canada to see the amazing light show.

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Texas Skies Turn Red In Dust Storm [VIDEOS]

The skies over Lubbock, Texas turned red earlier this week as a huge dust cloud overtook the city.  It was a beautiful day with clear, blue skies as the ominous cloud approached.

As it got closer and closer traveling at 70 miles per hour, the cloud appeared almost apocalyptic as it consumed the city.  Check out two different eye-witness videos after the jump.

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Flickr - srqpix
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‘Davison Pumkinfest’ Pumpkin Tops Out at 400lbs!

This time of year there are always lots of contests to see who can grow the biggest pumpkin. At the Davison Pumpkinfest last weekend, it was a 400-pound pumpkin (not pictured), that walked away with first-prize! A Metamora-area man won top prize with the pumpkin that was so big he had to keep it on his truck.

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Sharks Invade Water Hazard in Australian Golf Course [VIDEO]

Last time we checked, golf was supposed to be relaxing. But at a golf course in Australia, the links are now home to the stuff of nightmares: a school of bull sharks.

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English Cliff Crumbles Into Ocean [VIDEO]

The coastal region of southwest England has been battered by storms lately and this stunning video captures its more drastic effects when the entire face of a cliff in Cornwall crumbles into the sea.

Check it out below:

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Fall Family Traditions At Mid-Michigan Apple Orchards [PHOTOS]

For the first time in several years, I had the pleasure of enjoying a family trip to the apple orchard and cider mill this past week.  I had almost forgotten how the taste buds dance to the  taste of a freshly-made, still warm cinnamon donut with freshly milled cider on the side.

After Ben's trip to Mackinac Village a few weeks ago, I wanted to take my other two kids on a special trip.  Hayli, Parker and I met up with my sister, Nikki, and niece, Phoenix, for a day at the apple orchard while Ben was in school. 

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