Here are some of the AP Video-US stories we're working on for 12/21/2012-12/25/2012

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Associated Press

Posted on December 20, 2012 at 3:30 PM

Due to the holidays, this outlook covers AP Video-US stories expected from Friday, December 21, 2012 through Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, 2012.

From Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - Tuesday, January 1, 2013, there will be no daily outlooks, so please continue to check the AP Video-US site for breaking news and Only On AP features. AP Video-US will also provide comprehensive New Year's Eve coverage from around the globe. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from the AP Video-US Team!

Here are some of the AP Video-US stories we're working on for 12/21/2012-12/25/2012.

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CHRISTMAS COCKTAIL: BOLIO (FRI) - Bolio is a drink unique to the coal region of Pennsylvania, a highly alcoholic creation cooked up by Lithuanian immigrants to stay warm.

SANDY SANTA (FRI) - Michael Siaraffo of Brooklyn dresses as Santa Claus and collects and delivers toys to victims of Hurricane Sandy.

2012 VIDEO ROUNDUP (FRI) - A walk back through 2012 with some of the move viewed videos appearing from the Associated Press.

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SANDY HOOK SHOOTING (FRI-MON-TUES) - Funerals continue for the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. AP will cover the memorial bell ringing on Friday and Christmas church services.

FISCAL CLIFF (FRI-TUES) - With the fiscal cliff looming, a decision appears to be on the horizon as the lawmakers in Washington are trying to make it home for the holidays.

OBAMA ADDRESS (SAT) - President Obama's weekly internet address.

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WORLD DOOMSDAY (FRI) - Groups around the world plan to gather for the 'Mayan Apocalypse.'

CHINA NOAH'S ARK (FRI) - Tickets to a make-believe Noah's Ark are selling like hotcakes online in China.

STALIN'S 133rd BIRTHDAY (FRI) - Two separate groups plan to lay flowers on the tomb of Joseph Stalin near the Kremlin wall to mark his 133rd birth anniversary.

FOLLY ONE OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST BUILDINGS (FRI) - Romania has been rocked by protests against austerity measures which have taken place against the backdrop of the Romanian Presidential Palace. The palace is so large it can be seen from space.

EGYPT PROTEST (FRI) - Islamist groups are planning a mass protest, a day before the final stage of a referendum on a new constitution.

NEVER TO OLD TO GET FIT (FRI) - Charities for the elderly in Britain are keen to persuade older generations that it is never too late to get fit.

2012 BEAUTY AND FITNESS TRENDS (FRI) - Slapping and tickling are among some of the interesting ways we've all been trying to look young, fit and beautiful in 2012.

LIBYA PROTEST (FRI) - Thousands of people are expected to protest against the government in Tripoli.

CHRISTMAS PREPARATIONS (MON) - Preparations for Christmas around the world.

CHRISTMAS MASS (MON-TUE) - Midnight mass is celebrated at the Vatican and in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity.

CHRISTMAS DAY CELEBRATIONS - Christmas is celebrated across the globe - from Australia's Bondi Beach to holy sites in the Middle East and Europe.

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