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What can an Enneagram reveal?

Columnist Barry Evans, at his wife's urging, recently took an Enneagram test. He shares the results.

Tim Conway and Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Tim Conway starred on television for 40 years, most notably on "The Carol Burnett Show." Dr. Gabe Mirkin looks at the condition from which Conway suffered, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.

Democrats want special path to citizenship for illegal immigrants

Congressman Daniel Webster, writing in his weekly message from Washington, D.C., warns that Democrats want to carve out a special path to citizenship for illegal immigrants.

Can you feel the chill?

Villager John Shewchuk, writing in an Opinion piece, takes a hard look at the data when it comes to climate change.

‘Exit Laughing’ a terrific comedy at Melon Patch Theater

Villages-News.com theater critic Don Simson says "Exit Laughing" is a terrific comedy running through June 17 at the Melon Patch Theater in Leesburg.

A Dollars for Scholars thank you       

Villager J.R. “Jim” Zurak offers thanks for all of those who have supported the Dollars for Scholars effort.

Cutting Spanish Springs happy hour smacks of greed and arrogance

The recent decision to cut happy hour in half at Spanish Springs Town Square sends a clear message – there’s a bunch of new sheriffs in town and they could care less about tradition or the rich history of Florida’s Friendliest Hometown.

Friends who moved to Phoenix return to The Villages

Barry Evans writes about a couple who moved from The Villages to Phoenix, but decided to return to Florida's Friendliest Hometown. They have purchased their third home in the same Village.

Heart attacks again linked to red meat

Dr. Gabe Mirkin takes a sobering look at the dangers of eating red meat.

‘Million Dollar Quartet’ offers an unforgettable trip into rock and roll history

Villages-News.com theater critic Don Simson writes that the “Million Dollar Quartet” is now playing at The Hippodrome Theater in Gainesville and if you love rock and roll, you have to see this show.

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