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The ‘Grey’s’ Effect

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in Entertainment, Heartland News | 0 comments

March 27, 2005 was the beginning of something that would inevitably change society in the United States, Grey’s Anatomy. The TV show glorifies medicine and the careers of those that work in hospitals. If you’re like some people I know, you believe that the show is highly unrealistic. Which, in most cases, it truly is. However, in my opinion, certain friendships and relationships in the show are more realistic than those that you’d find in the latest movie or book. Although the Meredith and McDreamy love story is about enough to make anybody cringe.

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Binge-able Netflix Shows

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in Entertainment, Heartland News | 0 comments

Are you between shows to binge and looking for a new movie to watch? Here are a
few suggestions to assist you in your entertainment endeavors. Whether you want a lighthearted
comedy, something to watch with the kiddos, or a gripping thriller, this article will tell you
what’s available on Netflix right now for your binging pleasures.
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Upcoming Events in Bloomington-Normal

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in Community News, Entertainment, Heartland News | 0 comments


 As fall is now upon us and classes are in full swing, you may be thinking, “Where did all the summer fun go?” or “What can I do this weekend?”. There are a plethora of things to do in the Bloomington-Normal area over the next few weeks. If you like fuzzy animals, running, or America’s Got Talent, Bloomington-Normal has an event for you.

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Making Jurassic World a Reality

Posted by on Sep 17, 2017 in Community News, Entertainment, Heartland News | 0 comments

Jurassic World is an amazing fictional place filled with dinosaurs and danger. The childlike wonder and amazement within anyone would cause them to visit such a place, teeming with majestic prehistoric beasts, despite the imminent danger involved.  But now, through the Chicago Field Museum, you can visit Jurassic World without the fear of being eaten by a Raptor or trampled by a herd of Apatosauruses.

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The Importance Of Being Earnest at Heartland Theater in Normal

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Community News, Entertainment, Heartland News | 0 comments

A reminder that men are pathological liars and women will stake a marriage on names, The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde and directed by Don LaCasse showcases the extravagances of high Victorian society in England in both witty and charming play in this high- brow romantic comedy.

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13 Reasons Why

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Most Netflix addicts by now know the hit series 13 Reasons Why, the story of Hannah Baker, a girl who killed herself and left behind tapes for her classmates explaining how they contributed to her fate. This author has yet to indulge in the series yet – saving it for a lazy weekend – however, the book that the series was based on, originally released in 2007 by Jay Asher, is a classic favorite of mine.

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