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I applied the updates per the site status report. Nivo Slider was upgraded from 1.x to 2.x. Now, the home page of my julio site is a mess.
The fix was to go to /admin/config/media/media-nivo-slider/edit/2 (the home page slideshow) and change the slideshow style from "none" to "julio_slideshow". It appears that Nivo's update reset this value.