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Rosemond: Shy kids can benefit from play dates

Q: Our 7-year-old is very shy. He doesn’t enjoy the sort of social activities, including sports, that other kids his age are generally involve…

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Everyday Cheapskate: Get paid to donate your stuff

If you itemize your tax return, you probably know that you are allowed to deduct the fair market value of items you donate to charity. But wha…

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Quigg: Kids learn lessons in adversity

Morgan is a typical teenager in many respects. He has a passion for sports, a wicked sense of humor and the usual teenage angst when it comes …

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Dear Abby: Teen's friend is on self-destructive path

Dear Abby: I am a 14-year-old girl, and my friend "Leah" is out of control. She has been going down the wrong path since sixth grade. She is w…

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Dear Abby: Time has come to end sisters' four-year silence

Dear Abby: I have been estranged from my sister for four years. She lives across the country, so it hasn't been difficult to hold a grudge. Ei…

March 27, 2015 5:00 am(0)

Cain: Artists must lawyer up the right way

The first time I heard Robin Thicke's “Blurred Lines,” I assumed it was Marvin Gaye's “Got To Give It Up.” When I was informed otherwise (afte…

March 27, 2015 4:45 am(0)

Education carries a hefty price

A few words about the high-priced education of Marty Stroud.

March 27, 2015 3:30 am(0)

Local NAACP voices concerns to school board

Editor's Note: This is an edited version of a presentation made by the NAACP, Decatur Branch to the Decatur school board on Tuesday night.

March 27, 2015 3:30 am(0)

Thumbs UP!/Thumbs DOWN!

THUMBS UP! To Lauryn Pugh, who won the Macon/Piatt County Regional Spelling Bee last weekend and will now represent the area at the national s…

March 27, 2015 3:30 am(0)

Congrats, we're getting healthier

Congratulation, Macon County, you're getting healthier.

March 26, 2015 3:30 am(0)

Obama's hearing is selective

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough recently spoke to J Street, a left-wing organization that fancies itself the headquarters of the to…

March 26, 2015 3:30 am(0)

Dear Abby: Short-cut cooking is source of guilt for busy wife

Dear Abby: I am a full-time working woman, part-time student and new wife to an incredible husband. We're in our mid-20s and have been living …

March 26, 2015 2:00 am(0)

Everyday Cheapskate: Fine china, dishwasher don't mix

Dear Mary: Twenty years ago I was lucky enough to receive a five-piece, service for 12, Spode Christmas Tree China (green band) from my mother…

March 26, 2015 2:00 am(0)

Cook's Choice: Add some avocado for variety

In the not-too-distant past, my sister-in-law and I were discussing the food options, especially for fruits and vegetables, that are available…

March 26, 2015 2:00 am(0)

Dr. Roach: Adult spina bifida requires team of specialists

Dear Dr. Roach: My sister has spina bifida. She is 72, on heavy-duty pain meds and is very discouraged, as no doctors have been able to help h…

March 26, 2015 2:00 am(0)

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