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Vol. 2, No. 12, December 20, 1999 Happy Holidays! 

Track Santa Online
Once upon a time, a retail store in Colorado Springs, CO, advertised a Santa hotline. The printer got the phone number wrong and the calls went to Colonel Harry Shoup, Director of Operations for what was then the Continental Air Defense Command. When the Colonel got the first call, he didn't miss a beat. He had his staff check radar to see where Santa was as he made his way south from the North Pole. His staff gave updates on Santa's whereabouts to the children who called. When the United States and Canada formed the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) in 1957, they decided to continue tracking this important annual airborne mission. A few years ago, NORAD put the tracking system online. Fire up the computer this Christmas Eve and let the children follow Santa's trip around the globe.
Kids Corner
If your kids get tired of their holiday toys, give them an online treat. On this one web page, you'll find a dazzling collection of government kids pages. Your children will have fun and learn something, too.

AOL's Government Guide Top Picks
AOL's new GovernmentGuide site features Access America Online Magazine as a "top pick." Site visitors have also given 5-star ratings to Access America for Students, the General Service Administration's Consumer Information Center, and the Social Security Administration's Top 10 Services.


In This Issue

Track Santa

Kids Corner

GovernmentGuide Picks

Back Issues

Vol. 2, No. 11, December 13, 1999

Vol. 2, No. 10, December 6, 1999

Vol. 2, No. 9, November 29, 1999

Vol. 2, No. 8, November 22, 1999

Vol. 2, No. 7, November 15, 1999

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