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Salvation Army red kettles disappear inside two Michigan businesses

Kettles among 100 placed in local businesses

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OWOSSO, Mich. – Two Salvation Army red kettles, a fundraising tradition in December, have disappeared in Shiawassee County. The Argus-Press reports that the kettles were on counters inside a Big Boy restaurant in Caledonia Township and Rollin’ Smokes in Owosso.

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They were among 100 kettles placed inside local businesses in addition to the outdoor kettles. Lt. Justin Steckbauer of the Salvation Army says “it hurts.” The kettles probably had a few hundred dollars.