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Thursday 01/22/2015
Local Ash Ketchum competes in Pokémon Championships
Posted: January 22, 2015 - 12:13 am

At only 10 years old, Max Overdevest has fought battles against monsters, and he even has a nemesis.

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Meghan Trainor’s debut album delivers feel-good messages for women
Posted: January 22, 2015 - 12:16 am

Calling all Meghan Trainor fans and “silicone Barbies.”

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Wednesday 01/21/2015
The Hippodrome holds first of three-part architecture film series
Posted: January 21, 2015 - 11:54 pm

Architecture admirers can discuss modern buildings and their impact at The Hippodrome State Theatre’s three-part film series on architecture.

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Prints, patterns and (Lilly) Pulitzer coming to Target
Posted: January 21, 2015 - 11:53 pm

Bright colors and stylish silhouettes are coming to a Target store near you April 19.

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Trophy Hunting: Oscar nominations full of surprises and snubs
Posted: January 21, 2015 - 11:51 pm

With the 87th annual Academy Awards a month away, one of Hollywood’s biggest nights is preparing to bestow one of the industry’s highest honors to some of the year’s brightest stars and screenmakers. Usually, the nominees for the Oscars follow the same general pattern as ceremonies preceding them, including the Golden Globes. This year’s batch, however, has taken a sharp turn from the norm and has garnered some sharp criticism in response. In analyzing the big categories, as well as evaluating the facts, this moviegoer is wondering how the ceremony will ultimately go down.

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A breakdown of J. Cole’s latest album: 2014 Forest Hills Drive
Posted: January 21, 2015 - 11:46 pm

As 2014 came to a close, J. Cole released his third studio album, “2014 Forest Hills Drive.” It’s titled after his childhood home in Fayetteville, North Carolina, which seems appropriate as much of the music deals with J. Cole going through various stages of his life. 

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Lucky's Market and the evolution of the supermarket industry
Posted: January 21, 2015 - 11:44 pm

The recent opening of Lucky’s Market sparked a flurry of excitement. People are buzzing about the amazingly low prices and exceptional, fresh, locally grown produce. Functioning as a central source of goods, Lucky’s provides customers a place to purchase food and socialize. Small, specialized “superettes” like The Fresh Market, known for its European-style experience, and Trader Joe’s, known for its Hawaiian T-shirt-clad crew and brand-name packaging of hard-to-find goods, thrive alongside larger supermarkets like Publix. Ward’s Supermarket has a niche as well, as it is the only locally owned grocery store in Gainesville.

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Former marine’s photography on display at Gainesville Church art exhibit
Posted: January 21, 2015 - 11:40 pm

While serving the country when he was in the Marines, Evan Strouse took photos of his surroundings, and the Gainesville community took notice.

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Thursday 01/15/2015
Brad Schultz: kindergarten teacher in Ocala, fashion designer in Gainesville
Updated: January 15, 2015 - 1:24 am

Each day, Brad Schultz seamlessly transitions from a kindergarten teacher in Ocala to a local fashion designer in Gainesville, and he manages to keep both jobs separate.

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Beatles fan has ‘every little thing’
Updated: January 15, 2015 - 1:25 am

 

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