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December 28, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — Santa and Elves Deliver Toys: Trading his sleigh for FDNY Ladder 214/Engine 111, Santa and his elves arrived at Interfaith Medical Center’s Winter Wonderland to distribute holiday gifts to 400 preschoolers and kindergarteners — ages 3 to 5 — from five community schools. Kids from P.S. 243, P.S. 93, the Brooklyn Brownstone School, Medgar Evers Daycare Center and Community Parents Head Start received Barbies, Frozen and Sofia the First dolls, Hot Wheels racing car sets, Star Wars toys and Spiderman super heroes. The event was funded by private donations.

ALABAMA — Man Carried Through Flood: Emergency officials transport James Simmons by boat as water over Byler Road prevented them from reaching him by car in Moulton on Friday. They then loaded him into an ambulance. Unseasonably warm weather helped spawn severe storms Friday in the Southeast, which left dozens of families homeless by Christmas.

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CHICAGO — Citizens Protest: Protesters block an intersection on the Magnificent Mile, calling for the resignation of Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday. The Christmas Eve protest was the latest in a series of demonstrations in the city since the release last month of the police video showing a white officer shooting a black teenager 16 times.

INDIA — Muslims Parade in Streets: Muslims ride on camel backs during a procession celebrating Prophet Muhammad’s birthday in Hyderabad on Thursday.

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