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Half a million to insure ‘12 days’ items?

Everyone knows it would be prohibitively expensive to actually gift someone the treasures from the “12 Days of Christmas,” but it turns out to be even more pricey to insure — nearly 20 times the cost of buying the presents from the famed holiday carol in the first place.

A recipient of turtle doves, partridges and leaping lords would end up paying nearly half a million dollars in insurance premiums, according to a study from insurance brokerage Lockton and trade magazine Insurance Journal released on Wednesday. Get the full story »

OnStar to provide in-car Santa updates

For the second year, OnStar is teaming up with NORAD to track Santa Claus on his Christmas Eve flight around the world.

From 5 a.m. Dec. 24 until 4 a.m. Dec. 25, OnStar advisers will let subscribers know exactly where Santa is based on data from the North American Aerospace Defense Command, which has been following the old elf’s adventures for 54 years using North Warning Radar System, geo-synchronous satellites with infrared sensors and Santa Cams. Get the full story »