Christmas Message

Here’s the latest edition of Some Stories You Won't Find on any other Sunday show:

Coffee. Paper. Bible?

Readers of the Colorado Springs Gazette found an unusual Sunday supplement. Working with the International Bible Society, the paper is giving all 90,000 subscribers a customized copy of the Bible.

Bracing for criticism from the media — and some residents — publisher Bob Burkick said it was no big deal and that in the past the paper had done similar ventures with laundry detergent and Internet service computer disks.

No Havana Ho-Ho-Ho

In Cuba, Fidel Castro's (search) government — clearly lacking the holiday spirit — has ordered Americans at the U.S. Interest Section in Havana to take down Christmas decorations.

When the diplomats refused, Cuba put up a huge billboard in front of the building showing a swastika and pictures of prisoners allegedly being abused in Iraq.

A Christmas Message

And, in perhaps the clearest signal yet to politicians everywhere that messing with Christmas can have consequences, voters in Mustang, Oklahoma voted down an $11 million school bond.

The apparent reason: The superintendent of schools there ruled that a Nativity scene had to be cut from a school's holiday play.