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2015-01-26 12:25:12

Event Will Raise Funds for Alzheimer's Disease Awareness and Dementia-Care Programs WASHINGTON, Jan.

2008-10-09 15:00:10

DEAR ABBY: I am writing regarding the letter from "Sniffled Out in Indiana" (July 18), who complained about the noises her co- worker made throughout the day. True, her co-worker may suffer from an allergy or chronic post-nasal drip, but it is also possible that he has Tourette syndrome.

2008-10-09 09:00:10

By Jeanne Phillips Dear Abby: I am writing regarding the letter from "Sniffled Out in Indiana" (July 18), who complained about the noises her co- worker made throughout the day.

2008-09-22 09:00:58

By Jeanne Phillips Dear Abby: I work in a doctor's office where some of our elderly patients are dropped off by a transportation company. These patients often have no one with them or meeting them in the office. If the person is coherent, it's not a problem.

2008-07-10 15:00:54

DEAR ABBY: I am a single parent, although I never intended to be. Last fall, I was asked to baby-sit a 14- year-old boy. He has been in my custody ever since. His mother abandoned him. Only in the last month have I actually gotten legal custody of him from Social Services.

2008-07-10 12:01:17

By Jeanne Phillips Dear Abby: I am a single parent, although I never intended to be. Last fall, I was asked to baby-sit a 14-year-old boy. He has been in my custody ever since. His mother abandoned him. Only in the last month have I actually gotten legal custody of him from Social Services.

2008-06-23 00:00:10

DEAR ABBY: Please help me alert your readers about an important program launched by companies in the information technology (IT) industry to educate, train, certify and provide job placement assistance for returning veterans.

2008-06-18 18:00:16

DEAR ABBY: Please help me alert your readers about an important program launched by companies in the information technology (IT) industry to educate, train, certify and provide job placement assistance for returning veterans.

2008-06-16 18:00:38

DEAR ABBY: I am 19 years old and have known a girl I'll call Emma for a couple of years. She's 14 and like a member of my family - a little sister. My parents joke that Emma is their second daughter. Emma is an only child and lives with her mother.

2008-06-16 09:01:17

By Jeanne Phillips Dear Abby: I am 19 years old and have known a girl I'll call Emma for a couple of years. She's 14 and like a member of my family -- a little sister. My parents joke that Emma is their second daughter. Emma is an only child and lives with her mother.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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