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  1. Two holiday light displays rise in Dover

    Events

    DOVER — The population of this East Hillsborough community swells every holiday season as visitors from all around flock to two holiday light events: Christmas Lane and Nights of Shimmering Lights.

  2. Ruth: Holiday consumerism starts too early

    Columns

    The holidays are upon us, a time of family togetherness, the warmth of good tidings between friends, the spirit of Christmas when we take time to reflect on the spiritual essence of the season as we commemorate the birth of the baby Jesus.

  3. Diggin' Florida Dirt: Cold-weather tips for Tampa Bay gardeners

    Home and Garden

    Every winter I vow my plants are on their own this year. I will NOT scramble to cover them and lug their heavy pots indoors when it gets cold.

    Refugees from the garden huddle in Penny’s dining room during a 2012 freeze warning.
  4. Candy Cane Acres returns to fairgrounds — bigger and brighter

    Events

    BROOKSVILLE — To entice past visitors and lure newcomers to its replicated North Pole, this year's edition of Candy Cane Acres at the Hernando County Fairgrounds has added more shine, reconfigured its lighting displays and installed new attractions.

    Jasmine Sandoval, 6, excitedly points to the Christmas lights during last year’s Candy Cane Acres Christmas celebration at the Hernando County Fairgrounds in Brooksville.
  5. Tell Me About It: Pressure to wed begets apprehension

    Relationships

    Q: My girlfriend and I broke up earlier this year because I was ready to get engaged and she was not. She said she didn't know when she would feel differently and didn't want to make me wait too long. I was hurt and disappointed but agreed with her sentiment and we parted ways for a few weeks. At which point she …

    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:...

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    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....

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