Opinion

The care behind the card

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Dear Annie: Frequently, we read letters from your readers who are mystified about the fact that when they send a card or a package carefully wrapped and mailed, the recipient

Lower my Medicare premium

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Toni: We get your column in our local papers. From you, I learned about Social Security’s “Life Changing Event” form (SSA-44) and the ability to appeal the extra IRMMA premium

Controlling daughter-in-law

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Dear Annie: The problem is not with our son, but his wife. They dated in high school and college, and she was friendly and nice to us during those periods,

The best inexpensive cordless stick vacuum

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Faithful readers will recall that over the past years, I’d received more requests for the best inexpensive cordless stick vacuum than all other such requests combined. I heard you loud

Picture causing worry

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Dear Annie: Recently, I got married after being single and a widow for 23 years. My husband and I are in our late 70s and very active. We went on

Manage money for college

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All around the country, newly minted high school graduates will soon be heading off to college. They’ll be taking a lot of things with them, but statistics tell us that

A mugging of Uncle Joe

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In his opening statement at Wednesday’s Democratic debate in Detroit, Joe Biden addressed Donald Trump while pointing proudly to the racial and ethnic diversity of the nine Democrats standing beside

Where tax dollars are well spent

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Even though you’ll usually see me buzzing like a busy bee around the county all weekend covering events, this weekend I was away in San Antonio planning my wedding. My

Blind orphan whistled through life

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With the encouragement of his piano teacher at the Texas School for the Blind, Fred Lowery got up the nerve to audition for a radio program on July 31, 1929.