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When 'Cookiers' Take Holiday Cookie Decorating To A Whole New Level

Many people enjoy baking holiday cookies, but cookie making and decorating have become a big business for companies and for private individuals who see it as a delicious art form.

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When 'Cookiers' Take Holiday Cookie Decorating To A Whole New Level

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A line of undead 'zombies' walk through a field in the night in a still from the film, 'Night Of The Living Dead,' directed by George Romero, 1968. The film has been reissued for screenings on the 50th anniversary of its release. Pictorial Parade/Getty Images hide caption

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When An Undead Apocalypse First Swept America In The 'Night Of The Living Dead'

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Youth pastor Kyle Smith of First Assembly of God Paradise reads from the Bible on his phone because his copy of the book burned in the Camp Fire. His congregation is one of several now worshiping with congregations in Chico. Polly Stryker/KQED hide caption

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'Blessings Come In' As Churches Take In Refugee Congregations After The Camp Fire

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