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New York City's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree goes up

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An annual tradition reached a milestone Saturday.
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New York City's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree goes up

New York City's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree goes up

4 monthes ago   |   By

NEW YORK - The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is in place and will soon be strung with 50,000 LED lights as one of New York City's star holiday attractions - the gift of a same-sex married couple. The 72-foot-tall, 12-ton Norway spruce arrived on a flatbed trailer Saturday morning and was hoisted by a crane into a spot overlooking the Rockefeller skating rink. Crowds will gather Nov. 28 for a televised ceremony to see the tree burst alive with 5 miles of multicolored lights and a 900-pound Swarovski crystal star.
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