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Police host shopping spree for local kids

Dozens of Sweet Home kids spent Saturday morning shopping at Bi-Mart, with $100 gift cards and officers from the Sweet Home Police Department. Part of the annual Shop With a Cop program, 31 kids sought out gifts for themselves and their families this year.

On top of shopping, the more than 20 volunteers from the department and members of the Sportsman's Holiday Court helped the kids wrap their gifts. Oregon State Police and the Linn County Sheriff's Office pitched in as well. Volunteers also served hot chocolate and treats. Clad in blue instead of red, Santa himself stopped by to get pictur...

 
 
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