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You might have less time to return Christmas gifts this year

If you’re on the fence about whether to return a gift this Christmas, you may not have as much time to decide as you used to. A recent study by ConsumerWorld.org found some stores are shortening their return windows. Others are getting more generous and offering special extended holiday return periods, while most stores’ policies have remained about the same as last year.

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It's the ugliest (sweater) time of the year

It's the season for ugly sweaters. And once again, the fad of donning these woven creations is keeping newspeople and celebrities cozy with laughs through the holidays. Enjoy some of the good, the bad, and the ugly sweater moments of 2016.

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Taxi driver decks out cab with 9,000 Christmas lights

Dwight Robinett, 66, drives a cab covered with more than 9,000 Christmas lights for Taxi Taxi of Raleigh, N.C. Robinett, a retired trombonist from the North Carolina Symphony who has driven for the company for about three years, hopes to make people happy with his colorful cab. (Travis Long/News

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'I feel like I am Santa Claus'

Lawn mower repairman Al Switzer has been playing Santa since the age of 25. Switzer’s long hair and white beard are real. He doesn’t need to pad his figure with pillows. Though the lines that separate Santa and Switzer have blurred over the years, it wasn’t always the passion it is now. (Mantai Chow/McClatchy)

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Fireworks on last night of Botanica's Illuminations 2016

Hundreds attended the final night of Botanica's Illuminations on Saturday, New Year's Eve. (Dec. 31, 2016)
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Fireworks on last night of Botanica's Illuminations 2016 1:18

Fireworks on last night of Botanica's Illuminations 2016

Ever wonder why we make New Year's resolutions? 1:54

Ever wonder why we make New Year's resolutions?

It's the ugliest (sweater) time of the year 1:48

It's the ugliest (sweater) time of the year

Taxi driver decks out cab with 9,000 Christmas lights 1:15

Taxi driver decks out cab with 9,000 Christmas lights

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