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Christmas: For Some, a Time for Controversy

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Christmas: For Some, a Time for Controversy

Christmas: For Some, a Time for Controversy

Christmas: For Some, a Time for Controversy

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In Oklahoma City, an elementary school took down a Christmas tree festooned with handmade paper ornaments after anti-lottery lawmaker complained: The kids had made the ornaments out of old lottery tickets. And a shopping mall in Roanoke, Va., has drawn a black curtain between Santa's chair and a Victoria's Secret store. Parents complained about kids visiting Santa in his red cap — and seeing a mannequin in a hot pink thong.