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Theme-parks preview 2019: A look beyond Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ land

When Disney announced plans for its Star Wars lands, didn't the opening seem far, far away? Well, surprise, 2019 is "already" upon us and we can expect to see Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disney's Hollywood Studios by this fall (after a debut in Disneyland sometime this summer). But there are many new attractions coming to Central Florida's theme parks in the next 12 months. Here's a quick roundup – perhaps a cheat sheet for your next cocktail party – of what to expect and when.

Raleigh leaders continue to debate short-term rentals

Supporters and critics continue to weight the options of short-term rentals like Airbnb and VBRO within the city of Raleigh. The City Council debated rules that would ban entire homes from being rented out.