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Old 12-24-2007, 10:13 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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BISHKEK (Reuters) - Seeking a novel remedy to revive its rickety economy, the tiny ex-Soviet state of Kyrgyzstan has declared itself the new home of Santa Claus.

Citing Swedish engineering firm that determined the ideal spot for Santa's global toy delivery hub, officials in this predominantly Muslim country have quickly moved to capitalize on the finding.

http://www.reuters.com/article/oddly...47011920071224
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Old 12-25-2007, 10:11 PM
 
Location: AmCit in Philippines
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I find this "news" about Kyrgyzstan being a prime central distribution hub logistics-wise for December 24/25 deliveries to be interesting. In the former Soviet Union, Santa Claus doesn't deliver until the night of December 31.
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