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Dear Abby | Man’s skill on dance floor attracts unwelcome attention

DEAR ABBY: My husband loves to dance, and so do I. In fact, we met dancing many years ago. He takes Zumba classes despite his knee problems. I loved Zumba but stopped because it hurt my knees. Many times women have come up to him — oblivious of my presence — to tell him how good he is. This has hap

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Dear Abby | Reunion with dad threatens to split woman’s family apart

DEAR ABBY: I am 28 and recently found my biological father through Facebook after more than 20 years of not knowing if he was still alive. Although I am happy that I found him, I’m scared to let my family — my mom, my stepdad and my sisters — know I have reconnected with him.When I asked about my
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Dear Abby | Reunion with dad threatens to split woman’s family apart

DEAR ABBY: I am 28 and recently found my biological father through Facebook after more than 20 years of not knowing if he was still alive. Although I am happy that I found him, I’m scared to let my family — my mom, my stepdad and my sisters — know I have reconnected with him.When I asked about my

Arcadia volunteers work with Special Olympics athletes but worry that budget cuts may impact similar programs

The local groups model their work after the Special Olympics unified program, in which the volunteers play with the athletes as opposed to coach from the sidelines.

Arcadia volunteers work with Special Olympics athletes but worry that budget cuts may impact similar programs

The local groups model their work after the Special Olympics unified program, in which the volunteers play with the athletes as opposed to coach from the sidelines.
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Dear Abby | Girl’s severe allergies cause strain with animal-loving aunt

DEAR ABBY: My 8-year-old daughter is seriously allergic to most animals, including cats and dogs. Even a little fur sets her off. She was recently sent home from school sick after she had borrowed a sweater from a friend who has a cat. We are working with an allergist, but this isn’t something that
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Dear Abby | Girl’s severe allergies cause strain with animal-loving aunt

DEAR ABBY: My 8-year-old daughter is seriously allergic to most animals, including cats and dogs. Even a little fur sets her off. She was recently sent home from school sick after she had borrowed a sweater from a friend who has a cat. We are working with an allergist, but this isn’t something that
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Dear Abby | Hard-working wife unloads on husband at day’s end

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have demanding jobs neither of us is crazy about. I sell insurance; she manages a hairdressing salon for a large company. At day’s end I keep the events of the day — good or bad — to myself. I have heard the saying “Don’t bring your family problems to work, and don’t bring

Touring Eastern State Penitentiary: Watchful eyes, hidden messages, mystery murals

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The Parent Trip: Sara and Dion Lindmont of North Wales

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