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Ex-Meeker County deputy charged with stealing drugs, toys

Ex-Meeker County deputy charged with stealing drugs, toys

LITCHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — A former Meeker County sheriff's deputy is free on his own recognizance after an initial court appearance on charges of stealing prescription drugs from a take-back program and gifts from a holiday toy drive.

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Pontiac mother complains to school about son's toy gun gift

Pontiac mother complains to school about son's toy gun gift

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A mother has complained to her son's Pontiac school after the boy received a toy gun as a gift during a class project.

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Boy with leukemia, family organize toy drive for hospital

Boy with leukemia, family organize toy drive for hospital

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy with leukemia and his family have organized a toy drive that led to a busload of gifts arriving at Spectrum Health's Helen DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids.

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Donations keep holiday party going after toys stolen

LOCHBUIE, Colo. — A senior center holiday party for children is back on track after people donated toys to replace gifts that had been stolen.

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Tucson events give opportunity to spread holiday cheer

Tucson events give opportunity to spread holiday cheer

There is still time to gift the glow of the holidays to a child in need.

December 07, 2015 7:05 pm Video Photos

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Business finds traction with Jewish-themed building blocks

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul business is getting some traction with its custom, Jewish-themed sets of building block toys.

December 07, 2015 4:36 pmLoading…
20 best-selling toys and games on Amazon

20 best-selling toys and games on Amazon

Take a look at the best-selling toys and games on Amazon.

December 01, 2015 9:00 am Photos

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The hottest Black Friday toys through the years

The hottest Black Friday toys through the years

Every year, parents and shoppers rush out to stores on Black Friday, desperate for a deal for that one hot toy. Take a look at some of the most popular and most desired toys through the years. 

November 25, 2015 12:00 pm Photos

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Jury awards nearly $12 million in sexual harassment lawsuit

DES MOINES, Iowa — A jury on Wednesday awarded nearly $12 million to an Indianola woman who said in a lawsuit that her former co-workers at a toy company subjected her to graphic sexual comments and other harassment.

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Factory from the 1800s will be turned into housing

JONESVILLE, Mich. — An old factory in southern Michigan that produced wagons, cars and even parts for Barbie dolls is getting a new life as an apartment building.

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Retro Toys and More is owner's fourth try to catch his dream

Retro Toys and More is owner's fourth try to catch his dream

Retro Toys offers collectibles, toys from the 1960s through today.

June 27, 2015 7:00 pm Photos

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Despite strides, unsafe toys still for sale, group says

Despite strides, unsafe toys still for sale, group says

Toxic materials, choking hazards still pose risks; industry group bashes findings.

December 02, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Smart Collector

Smart Collector

The Japanese tin toy 1962 Chrysler with original box sold for $17,500 in a recent sale at Bonhams San Francisco. — Credit: Bonhams

February 17, 2014 1:42 pm

Catalina Mountain elks brighten Christmas for elementary school students

Low-income students at Roadrunner Elementary School received their gifts early this year, thanks to philanthropic volunteers who played Santa Claus.

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Past Christmases in Tucson

Past Christmases in Tucson

Several motorcyles at The Sun Riders Motorcycle Club annual toy parade were decorated with stuffed animals and Christmas themed articles Sunday, Dec. 9, 2002, at Freedom Park in Tucson, AZ.

December 03, 2013 9:52 am
Toys may go high-tech, but not child's wonder

Toys may go high-tech, but not child's wonder

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Toys may go high-tech, but not child's wonder

Toys may go high-tech, but not child's wonder

As youngsters, we played with Cabbage Patch Kids and G.I. Joes, Etch a Sketches and dominoes. Today kids amuse themselves with iPods, smartphones and high-tech video games.

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Group's goal is 10,000 toys, 200 bikes for kids in need

Group's goal is 10,000 toys, 200 bikes for kids in need

Last year's "Stuff the Hummers" event brought together donors and volunteers who worked to create a merry Christmas for children in need. This year, a classic car show and contests for ugly sweaters and best hats have been added.

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Group's goal is 10,000 toys, 200 bikes for kids in need

Group's goal is 10,000 toys, 200 bikes for kids in need

For Michele Ochoa, hope and Hummers go hand-in-hand for the holidays.

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Tucson can help build the golden arches out of Legos

Tucson can help build the golden arches out of Legos

Event Saturday will involve 20,000 Legos bricks.

October 30, 2012 11:35 am Photos

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