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A Poe Boy From a Poe Family

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

Many people know Edgar Allan Poe for his dark and at times creepy short stories and novels. He is perhaps most famous for his works The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Fall of the House of Usher, but many do not know that Poe invented the modern murder mystery as we know it today when he wrote The Murders in the Rue Morgue.

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Central Illinois’ First Drone Conference

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Entertainment, Heartland News | 0 comments

November 10, 2017

Join other enthusiasts and professionals for this one day conference. Enjoy demos and presentations by national and local drone experts representing agriculture, insurance, education, communications, the FAA and more. From choosing the right equipment and making safe flight plans to drones’ effect on your life and work. This event is packed with useful information and opportunities to connect around this cutting-edge topic.

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Movie Or Miniseries?

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Entertainment, Heartland News | 0 comments

I’m sure a lot of comparisons between the It miniseries (1990) and the It movie (2017) will be about CGI graphics and the revamp of Pennywise the clown as well as the other modern updates of the movie, but there are a lot of other differences based on what was acceptable for filming at the time and what people wanted to see.

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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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