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WATCH: Airman ‘Santa’ surprises 6-year-old son at storytime

Aaron Williams was sad that his dad, stationed in South Korea, wouldn't be stateside for the holidays ... but a little Christmas magic gave him a gift he'll never forget.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here are some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Dec. 19.

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Boy sends $1 allowance to help save UAB football

A 5-year-old boy hoping to save the UAB football program has donated his allowance and a handwritten note.

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Rondo traded to Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks landed point guard Rajon Rondo in a trade with the Boston Celtics.

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Long Todman run helps Jaguars take down Titans

Jordan Todman produced a 62-yard touchdown run to help Jacksonville beat Tennessee.

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Boxing champ Ernie Terrell dead at 75

The former heavyweight boxer, who famously defeated by Muhammad Ali, has died.

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American Kennel Club adds 4 new dog breeds

The AKC now recognizes 184 breeds of dogs.

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U.S. plans to rate colleges on affordability, performance

The White House released a draft of its plan to tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to improve.

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Forget politics, Sony calls ‘The Interview’ ‘desperately unfunny’

Leaked emails show some Sony execs thought the $44 million comedy would have been a "flop."

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Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Hart honored by ‘People’

The first-ever awards show honored the year's best in entertainment.

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Colbert’s star-studded farewell to ‘Report’

Stephen Colbert bid farewell with the help of scores of celebrities in a rousing sendoff to the tune of "We'll Meet Again."

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in National, World

FBI: North Korea behind Sony attack

The White House acknowledged that the devastating strike against the Hollywood studio is a matter of national security.

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As U.S. eases hostilities, Cuba faces new challenges

With the U.S. agreeing to restore diplomatic ties, Cuba's communist government may not be able to blame its old Cold War nemesis so readily.

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Waiting for Christmas

For children, waiting for Christmas is filled with wonder and fun.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Dec. 19

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Milford Knife Arrest

A Spirit Lake man is arrested on weapons charges after an incident...

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Law Enforcement Reports

A theft charge has been levied against a Storm Lake woman...

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Clay County Fair Receives 8 IAFE Awards

For the awards program, the more than 1,000 member fairs of the IAFE are split into five categories based on attendance...

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Spencer School Calendar Discussed

School Board members have made no decision on whether or not to try an apply for an early start waiver...

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New Jersey Christmas tree controlled by tweets

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Twitter users anywhere in the world can control the lights on this holiday display.

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Leaked Sony emails reveal Idris Elba in line for ‘Bond’

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A leaked Sony email named British actor Idris Elba as the frontrunner to replace Daniel Craig as James Bond.

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Kelly Clarkson pulls off star-studded Christmas concert in 85 days

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The first-ever Miracle on Broadway event raised over $400,000 for Tennessee-area charities.

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Sarah Jessica Parker eyes return to small screen

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The "Sex and the City" star could be heading back to HBO.

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Obama: Sony hack not an act of war

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President Barack Obama says the massive hacking was not an act of war but instead was cyber-vandalism.