The supply chain issue has hit Santa Claus. Literally. Demand for Santa’s Helpers has skyrocketed while available helpers have gone down. There is currently a 120 percent increase for Santa’s helpers this year, from malls, parades, and everywhere in between.
In the wake of a deadly school shooting in Michigan, officials there say a wave of shooting threats have forced several other schools to close. Here in Alabama, officials are also dealing with school shooting threats and reports of guns in schools.
Bob Dole, who overcame disabling war wounds to become a sharp-tongued Senate leader from Kansas, a Republican presidential candidate and then a symbol and celebrant of his dwindling generation of World War II veterans, has died. He was 98.