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  • Teen directs increasing anger toward his mother, sister

    Dear Abby: I'm afraid something is wrong with my younger brother. He's just turned 13, and he's become violent and angry. Before, he used to tease me ...
    Dec. 10, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Ex-military couple can’t agree on continent to call home

    Dear Abby,My husband recently retired from the military. We have four school-aged children. The youn ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 9:06 pm
  • Knitters provide prostheses for survivors

    Dear Abby,You would be doing millions of women a great service by telling them about Knitted Knocker ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 2:23 pm
  • It's time for a mom-to-mom talk about having another child

    Dear Abby,My daughter asked me whether she should have another child, and based on what I have obser ...
    Dec. 4, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Teen's pursuit of crush could do more harm than good

    Dear Abby: I am 14 and a freshman in high school. I'm not allowed to date (my mother's rule), but I really like a boy. I think of him all the time. Th ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Man drains family savings to fund law firm

    Dear Abby,My husband of 23 years, “Gerald,” quit his job to start his own law firm. He told me about ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Wife’s job at gym has husband in a sweat

    Dear Abby,My wife and I have been married for almost 11 years and have three children. About 4 years ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 10:21 am
  • Self-made entrepreneur enjoys new-found popularity in bed

    Dear Abby,I recently started seeing a self-made entrepreneur. He’s intelligent, and basically the mo ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Grandma tired of being good sport, chauffeur

    Dear Abby,My daughter and son-in-law have only one vehicle that is running. He works out of town, so ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Dear Abby: He moved in; now he wants to move on

    Dear Abby,Earlier this year, I moved away from home to move in with my boyfriend. We had been dating ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 1:15 am
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    Rock Falls is considering a ban on leaf burning. Should the city finally take that step?
    Yes. Sterling and Dixon have had bans for years. It’s time for Rock Falls to impose a ban.
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