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Holiday happenings over winter break

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Staff Writer clark66@umail.iu.edu   Classes are quickly coming to a close, and soon finals will be wrapped up as well. What will you do with all of the free time afforded to you between work and family (chosen or otherwise)? South Bend, Mishawaka, Goshen, Elkhart, and the surrounding areas have plenty of

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First Fridays: Bringing the South Bend community together

By: NICK WORT Staff Writer Downtown South Bend is full of business after business. But once a month, Downtown South Bend Incorporated (DTSB) brings these businesses together to celebrate the First Fridays event. “First Fridays is an opportunity both for the public and for businesses, the businesses get an opportunity to showcase what they do

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South Bend offers local holiday shopping alternatives

By: MELISSA SEYBOLDT Staff Writer Since 2010, American Express has urged people to dedicate the day af­ter Black Friday to “shopping small,” calling it Small Business Saturday. Such efforts have aided in spreading the word about the positive impacts local shopping has on communities. Not only does shopping locally support families close to home –

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