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Healthy Kids Day

Learn tips for healthy, active living at the North Central Florida YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the YMCA’s facility at 5201 NW 34th Blvd. in Gainesville. The nationwide event is free and open to the community. The event will feature fun, interactive...
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December 21st Predicted To Be The Worst Day Of The Year

Thursday morning (12/21/17) at 11:27am , the winter officially begins (as we sweat in flip flops) and although the changing of the seasons has been a joyous occasion, astrologers are predicting December 21,2 017 as the worst day of the year! It because of a rare cosmic occurrence that hasn't...
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The Best And Worst Retail Stores For Returns

Of course it's the thought that counts but there’s a good chance you'll be returning one of your gifts currently under the tree. A survey of holiday shoppers found that almost two-thirds of people said they made at least one return the past holiday season. However each store has its own policies on...
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Pictures: Chips, Dips & Eclipse Party

Monday, August 12, 2017 was the Great American Eclipse and while the Heart of Florida didn't get a total eclipse, we witnessed over 80% of it. Thanks to everyone who showed up at our party at The Courtyard on Broadway in Ocala. Here are some pictures of the event.
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Chips, Dips & Eclipse Party

The Great American Eclipse is happening on Monday, August 21st with Gainesville and Ocala experiencing a partial solar eclipse of over 85%! So we're throwing a party and you're invited to The Courtyard on Broadway in Ocala. As the eclipse begins at 1:17pm, so do the specials! As more of the Moon's...
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Today's Eclipse Information & Pet/Animal Safety

It's been 38 years since we’ve had a celestial event that has stirred up so much excitement but today we will experience a partial solar eclipse (a pretty substantial one). The shadow of the new moon will begin to block the sun's rays around 1:16pm this afternoon, with a maximum eclipse around 2:...
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How To Safely Watch the Great American Solar Eclipse

It's being billed as the Great American Solar Eclipse, the first total solar eclipse since 1979 will happen on Monday, August 21st and while we won't see a total solar eclipse here in Gainesville and Ocala, the moon's shadow will block 86% of the sun in Ocala and 87% of it in Gainesville peaking...
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Nintendo Sells Super NES Mini For A Limited Time

Nintendo is bring back another piece of your 90s childhood, with the release of its Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) Classic Edition. Just like the NES relaunch last year, the SNES will be in mini form and come loaded with 21 classic games, including never released Star Fox 2 for just...
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Big Night Of Celestial Events Tonight

A trifecta of celestial events will happen Friday night and into Saturday morning. A full moon, lunar eclipse and comet will all be visible. First, the full moon of February, which is known as "Snow Moon" in a month known for big snow. Although not a total lunar eclipse, when the moon turns red,...
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Local Resident Competes on TV game Show, Jeopardy! Wednesday

When you watch game shows on TV, you wouldn't think about all the hops and hurdles you must take to make it. Gainesville's Sharren Gibbs knows all too well as she has tried for 10 years to compete on the TV quiz show, Jeopardy! and her hard work finally paid off as she will be a contestant on...
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