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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree ushers in the holiday season

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NEW YORK (CNN) - There's nothing like the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Tree to let you know it's Christmas time.

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was on hand to help light the tree Wednesday night. The 80-foot Norway spruce came from New Jersey and was decorated with more than 30-thousand multi-colored lights. It will remain lit through the holiday season -- until January 7th.

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