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Dear Annie: A year ago, my best friend, “Tia,” got her real estate license, and she has been working very hard to build her clientele. She has succeeded in selling two homes and being the buyer’s agent for three.

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Dear Readers: So, you’ve got it. You’ve had it, and now, you’ve got it. What? You’ve had your COVID vaccine, and now you’ve got your COVID vaccine card. The card has your name and birthdate on it (so don’t post it on your social media), the dates and brand of vaccine you got, along with the …

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We all hope for a breakthrough in the cure for cancer. Thankfully, scientists are making progress in the fight against this and many other devastating diseases.

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Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 10 years. We have three children who mean the world to me. I’m sure that, on the outside looking in, people think everything is great. However, my wife has developed a drinking problem.

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Dear Readers: A few weeks ago, I asked you to share the most valuable trait that a dad (or dad figure) instilled in you. Hundreds of you were thrilled to write in about that prompt. Below is just a small sampling. Happy Father’s Day.

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LANCASTER — The congregation of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 502 West Ave. K, has been looking forward to being able to have Sunday services back in their church building. The problem is that over the months, as they have been worshiping in the weather-protected “courtyard” of the church, ma…

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WASHINGTON — In another victory for religious groups at the Supreme Court, the justices on Thursday unanimously sided with a Catholic foster care agency that says its religious views prevent it from working with same-sex couples. The court said the city of Philadelphia wrongly limited its re…

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Dear Annie: My former spouse, “Ted,” was extremely abusive — not physically but emotionally, psychologically and financially. He is good at it, and his victims are like a frog in a hot pot. Ted breaks you down so gradually, slowly grooming you to question your perceptions of everything. I’ve…

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Dear Annie: I have been married for 20 years. When my wife and I first married, I was the sole breadwinner. I had a very good job and made a pretty comfortable living. My wife stayed home and raised our children. In 2008, technological advances rendered my line of work obsolete. I had to sta…

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Dear Heloise: One of the staff who helps my disabled son is from Africa and has been here for several years. Now his wife and two young children are coming, and I need some suggestions for items to put in a gift basket for them. Since he has been here for several years, they do not need hous…

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It’s way too early for Christmas music, but most of the lyrics to “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” can be applied this year to the pandemic’s crisis that has horribly saddened living for billions of the planet’s residents and includes the loss of many lives.

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Dear Annie: Lately, I find myself thinking a lot about old roommates, friends and co-workers. I’m talking about people from over 30 years ago, whom I haven’t spoken to in decades. I think I would like to tell them how they have impacted my life in positive ways. Should I reach out to them or…

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Dear Annie: My older brother and I have been dealing with a touchy situation for years. We are both adopted; our parents divorced when we were very young, and they both remarried.

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Dear Heloise: I use lemons a lot for the zesty taste that they give a number of dishes. I was going to make a recipe that called for the lemon zest as well as fresh squeezed lemon juice, but my lemons went bad only a couple of days after I bought them. Now, as soon as I get home from shoppin…

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Dear Readers: As I am drafting this column, the COVID vaccine is being made available to teenagers and children as young as 12. Here are some things to know:

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Dear Annie: My daughter is the co-owner of a salon in Florida. All the folks there work extremely hard trying to make a living.

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Dear Annie: I just finished sending a baby gift to the daughter of a friend of mine. She had a registry, and I selected a gift and had it mailed to her with a congratulatory message.

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WASHINGTON — Georgetown University ecologist Emily Williams first became fascinated with birds not because of their beauty, or their sweet songs. She was riveted by their extraordinary travels.

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Dear Annie: My “Laura” is the light of my life. It’s been more than a year since we found each other, but my whole body still shakes with anticipation every time I see her. Recently, though, I can’t help but feel a growing tension between us. This is my first real romantic relationship, and …

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Race-related tensions within the Southern Baptist Convention are high heading into a national meeting next week. The election of a new SBC president and debate over the concept of systemic racism may prove pivotal for some Black pastors as they decide whether to stay in th…