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Planning to watch the bowl games New Year’s Day? Calories can add up more quickly than touchdowns. So much for starting 2015 on a new footing and in better shape.

National CBS broadcast Tuesday celebrates Charlotte-based artist Patricia McBride, four other masters.

Audiences had their pick of genres during the Christmas weekend, but despite a host of fresh arrivals, splashy holiday fare like "Unbroken" and "Into the Woods" proved no match for "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies."

A city once infamous for the smoke-belching foundries that blanketed its buildings and streets with a heavy layer of soot is turning to lightning-fast Internet speeds to try to transform itself into a vibrant tech hub.

Toppman: Tim Burton’s latest look at artistic outsiders – the much-reviled painting Keanes – is his weakest to date. Grade: D

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Toppman: The film pays tribute to a man who had an amazing story by telling only a percentage of it. Remarkably omitted is his conversion to Christianity. Grade: C

Listen to Mark Wahlberg utter words like “apotheosis” and “obstreperous” without guffawing, and he’s already won his riskiest bet in “The Gambler” – playing a literature professor. Grade: B-

New Year’s Eve is without a doubt the biggest global party in the world and there’s no shortage of options in Charlotte this year. Here are 15 ways to ring in 2015:

The restaurant littleSpoon opened in July, with a cafe-luxe decor and intriguing breakfast/lunch menus that were a little off the beaten path without getting crazy.

~Party Pix 12.26.14

It's time to reflect on the year that was by looking back at the best concerts and the best music...

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Christmas night, with the kiddies winding down after a crazy day of hyped-up holiday fun, is a great time to watch the small-hearted Grinch try – and fail – to destroy Christmas for the Whos of Whoville.

Among the collector items to be offered in the Scottsdale auction is this four-cylinder, 1929 Ind...

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