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Matt Driscoll

What happens when an elf goes off his shelf?

"The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition" is a 2005 children's picture book that describes how Santa's "scout elves" hide in people's homes to watch over activities, good and bad. One elf in Gautier, Miss., known as Elf on the Bayou, went rogue.

Matt Driscoll

Gender-neutral bathrooms await students

This video shows what gender-neutral bathrooms look like at Rising Hill Elementary in Kansas City, Mo. Next week the Tacoma City Council is expected to vote on an ordinance requiring single-occupancy restrooms to be labeled as gender neutral.

What happens when an elf goes off his shelf?

"The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition" is a 2005 children's picture book that describes how Santa's "scout elves" hide in people's homes to watch over activities, good and bad. One elf in Gautier, Miss., known as Elf on the Bayou, went rogue.