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This Christmas, city won’t stand for ‘Charlie Brown’ tree

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A year after its scraggly “Charlie Brown” Christmas tree caused an uproar, a Pennsylvania city is putting up a more traditional tannenbaum this holiday season. The official Christmas tree in Reading will be a pleasingly plump, 25-foot-tall white fir. The Reading Eagle reports that crews cut it down Monday. Last year’s tree was a sad-looking Norway spruce that drew immediate comparisons to the sparse sapling in “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” Some demanded a replacement, but instead, Reading wrapped a blue…

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