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The 89th Oscar nominations will be announced on Tuesday, January 24.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will announce its nominees for 2017 on Tuesday. We'd like to hear from our readers on the films, actors and actresses you believe deserve a nomination and Oscar. Who are you pulling for this year?

Did you ever attend a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performance?

The greatest show on earth will end this May. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced on its website on Saturday night that after 146 years of performances, it will be folding its big tent forever. Final performances will continue through May. The company's website cited declining ticket sales, which dropped dramatically after elephants were phased out from the shows last year.

Did you ever attend the circus? We'd like to read your comments and memories.

What are your predictions for 2017?

News pundits are being asked to give their predictions for 2017. What prediction(s) are you willing to make for 2017? You can pick from any category. It can be from the sports world, politics, entertainment, etc. Let us know. We want to hear from you.

Setting a New Year's resolution is a tradition going back to ancient times. Tell us what is your top resolution for 2017?

All of us have undesired traits or behavior. We are asking readers to share their top New Year's Resolution(s). A 2007 study by Richard Wiseman from the University of Bristol involving 3,000 people found 88% of such resolutions fail. What was your most successful past resolution?

Facebook is targeting fake news on its influential social network. Do you agree with their efforts to target the "worst of the worst" offenders?

Facebook is used by billions to share personal, family and other types of news. Five fact-checking and news organizations are partnering with Facebook to flag stories deemed "disputed" to alert users the story has flunked the truth test. Users will be allowed to click on a link to learn why that is.

We are asking our readers to comment on the effort. Do you agree or disagree with targeting fake news reports? Post your comments. We'd like to hear from you.

Tell us where to find the best holiday light displays in Borger, Fritch, Sanford and Stinnett

Project Fritch America is holding their second annual Christmas Light Contest. Residents are encouraged to decorate their homes for the holidays. We'd like our readers to nominate the best Christmas light displays in Hutchinson County. Just post where your favorite displays are located. They just might appear in the News-Herald.

National NFL TV ratings continue to decline

The Dallas Cowboys, America's team, secured a playoff spot this past weekend and probable home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs. That's exciting! But TV ratings are down significantly. Why? We'd like to get reader feedback on what the NFL can do to attract more TV viewers.

How much are you planning to spend on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday?

A growing trend and holiday tradition for Americans is bargain shopping on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Both are important to the big box store chains and our local mom and pop stores.

The holiday season holds many wonderful opportunities to give back. How are you planning to give back?

America just celebrated Veterans Day with Thanksgiving and Christmas just around-the-corner. The holiday season is a perfect time to give back and make a difference in our communities.

National Sandwich Day is Thursday, November 3. What's your favorite sandwich?

From school lunches to a quick snack, the ordinary sandwich is a quick meal. Thursday is National Sandwich Day. We'd like to hear from our readers on your most memorable sandwich. What's your favorite sandwich and why? Post your comments here.