• Girl’s boyish figure often deceives others

    Dear Abby: I’m a 14-year-old girl with a problem. Because of my buzzed short hair, slim hips, and flat chest, I frequently get mistaken for a boy. It ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Your Weekend Top 5

    Egg hunt in Dixon DIXON – Walmart and the Dixon Park District present an Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. S ...
    April 18, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • Assistant’s gruff attitude needs adjusting

    Dear Abby: How do I deal with an assistant who keeps calling me a "brownnoser"? She did it again yesterday at a staff meeting in front of my boss and ...
    April 17, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • Thriller can’t transcend sci-fi cliches

    For years, the rumor about Johnny Depp was that he wouldn’t take a role that required him to get a h ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:40 pm
  • Father is selfish to put his health at risk

    Dear Abby: I am a 34-year-old wife and mother of four. I'm concerned about my husband. He is 44 and drinks at home every evening after work.
    April 16, 2014 - 8:39 pm
  • Brunching it up for Easter

    First comes church, for those who go to church. Then comes brunch.Easter brunch has become almost as ...
    April 15, 2014 - 8:50 pm
  • Nuts and seeds are good nutrition

    Many weight-conscious people know that nuts and seeds are high in calories and might shy away from them for that reason. While you need to watch your ...
    April 15, 2014 - 8:35 pm
  • Cellular snoop discovers boyfriend is cheating

    Dear Abby: I have been in a long-distance relationship with "Victor" for several years.Recently I be ...
    April 15, 2014 - 8:34 pm
  • Signs of an abuser apply to women too

    Dear Abby: I read your Jan. 8 column about the warning signs of an abuser. Would you use your influence to say that men are also victims of abuse?
    April 14, 2014 - 7:17 pm
  • Communication online lacks personal touch

    Dear Abby: I recently exchanged pleasantries via email and text messaging with a lady I met on a website. One day later, I received a message from her ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Tulips help young scientists track seasonal change

    AKRON, Ohio – When Renata Fossen Brown checks on the progress of a patch of tulips at Cleveland Bota ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:22 pm
  • Old lumber trending in some new homes

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Reclaimed lumber is among the most environmentally friendly building materials bec ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:22 pm
  • Subscription sample boxes shake up beauty routines

    CHICAGO (AP) – It's a beauty product fan's dream: a monthly box sent to the door filled with samples ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:22 pm
  • State of marriage mirrors disposable society

    Dear Abby: My wife and I were discussing our sons-in-law, and young men in their 20s and 30s in general. We were wondering where the attitude of "any ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:22 pm
  • Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on late show

    NEW YORK (AP) — CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late ...
    April 10, 2014 - 3:08 pm
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