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  1. Candy Cane Acres returns to fairgrounds — bigger and brighter


    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.
  2. Tell Me About It: Pressure to wed begets apprehension


    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 …

  3. Tell Me About It: Being civil doesn't have to mean friendship


    Q: My wife and I are divorcing after many years of marriage, and I am having a difficult time understanding her desire to remain friends. The reason for the divorce is her cheating on me multiple times, and I finally realized our marriage died many years ago.

  4. Column: Florida farms bursting with innovation


    In Vance Whitaker's office in Wimauma, a philodendron vine drops out of the ceiling, seemingly from nowhere. The vine is older than he is.

  5. Editorial: Reasons to give thanks


    Thanksgiving is traditionally a day spent relishing food, family and fellowship. Americans observe the holiday in a variety of ways, nestled in front of televisions watching football or parades, salivating over scrumptious meals or perhaps carefully devising shopping strategies. For a few moments, we should each make …

    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....



    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:...


    Ron and Brick can handle Black Friday. Can you?

    Deal Divas Black Friday Guide: That Escalated Quickly

    Happy almost Turkey Day! Pro-tip: Give that bird in your fridge a tap today and make sure it's not still frozen (NOT THAT THAT HAPPENED ME ME THIS MORNING, NO SIR)....