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  1. Dunedin homes shine with holiday cheer for Dunedin Youth Guild's Holiday Tour of Homes


    DUNEDIN — Nine decorated Christmas trees glow throughout the 1966 vernacular home. Ten if you include the glitzy holiday tree freshly painted on a piece of plywood in the artist's studio.

    Red coral is featured in the Appler home, one of five in the Holiday Tour of Homes.
  2. Official trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is released


    Is that the Millennium Falcon?

    It certainly looks like it — streaking across the sky in the new trailer released online Friday for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

    The latest Star Wars film, The Force Awakens, will be released in December 2015.
  3. Column: How to defeat the impulse buy


    Thanksgiving is just past, and the holiday shopping season is here. Once again, a day traditionally meant to celebrate gratitude has inaugurated a month of rampant consumerism.

  4. Column: Near Ferguson, a struggle that begins before kindergarten


    While the nation was focused on Ferguson, Mo., this summer, my attention was on a St. Louis kindergarten classroom not far from where Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer.

    A memorial stands on the street in Ferguson, Mo., where Michael Brown was killed.
  5. Column: Wake up to racial injustice


    In September, I received an email that should have left me feeling vindicated.

    Unusual election could lead to longer term

    It has been an unusually long and complicated election cycle for state Rep. Jamie Grant. A primary election scheduled for August didn’t happen until November, and even then, the results were thrown out....


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    Christmas TV: When and where to catch holiday classics 'It's a Wonderful Life,' 'Home Alone,' Peanuts special and many more

    Grab a mug of hot cocoa, wrap a scarf around your neck, and make sure to crank the air down real low in your house because it’s probably not actually cold enough outside to do any of that: Christmas TV has officially arrived! Real talk: Some of this has been going on since Halloween. (Giving you serious side eye, Hallmark Channel.) But the glut of holiday programming kicks off in the next few days, with the start of ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas, network specials like the Rockefeller Center tree lighting and Peanuts Christmas classic, and this year’s crown jewel, the Grumpy Cat Christmas movie. Here are the highlights:...


    Don't feel guilty if you don't get off the couch today. There's plenty of local sales tomorrow for Small Business Saturday. Check out our guide below.

    Too lazy for Black Friday? Check these #SmallBusinessSaturday sales

    If you are reading this, it's means you, like us, probably did not get out of bed before the sun to stand in line at Target or Best Buy or the mall....