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Dear Dr. Roach: A friend was diagnosed with high blood pressure several years ago and has been on a hypertensive drug since then. However, over the past years, he has lost over 50 pounds and is no longer overweight. He works out every day. He never exercised prior to his diagnosis. He seems …

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Every single day, more than a few of the emails I get from readers start out with this (or a similar) phrase: “I’ll tell you what’s wrong with Social Security!” They then proceed to tell me just that.

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•SHAWN M. BLAKE was hired as the new chief information officer at North American Dental Group. Prior to joining NADG, Blake held CIO positions at Optum Care and MedExpress. Blake earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Slippery Rock University and a master’s in public managemen…

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Dear Abby: Recently, I kindly and lovingly gave my daughter some feedback on how she berates her husband in front of my 8-year-old grandson. I told her I didn’t want him to grow up thinking that’s how we treat the people we love.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Beyoncé is bringing her black parade to the Grammys: The pop star’s anthem about Black pride scored multiple nominations Tuesday, making her the leading contender with nine.

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This Thanksgiving holiday, many people will be gathering for smaller and safer celebrations amidst the pandemic. At these more intimate celebrations, pet owners may find that their animal receives more attention or is allowed more access to the feast than in years past.

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ROME (AP) — Pope Francis is supporting demands for racial justice in the wake of the U.S. police killing of George Floyd and is blasting COVID-19 skeptics and media organizations that spread their conspiracies in a new book penned during the Vatican’s coronavirus lockdown.

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•REAC’s Nov. 10 meeting was opened by president Karen Bush with all officers and 12 members present. A silent prayer was said for deceased members. 

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At a time when so much of the nation is divided, I believe there is one thing we can all agree upon: Good riddance to 2020. It’s been a year for the history books. With respect to Medicare, you’ve already seen plenty of changes, starting with the disappearance of Medigap Plan C and Plan F fo…

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While Pennsylvanians are actively taking measures to protect themselves from COVID-19, chicken farmers now are being encourage to take steps to protect their chickens and turkeys from a highly contagious form of Avian influenza.

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The largest school district in Pennsylvania selected Butler County Community College to prepare noncertified educators working under one-year emergency permits to take content examinations required by the state for instructional I certification.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Barack Obama's “A Promised Land” sold nearly 890,000 copies in the U.S. and Canada in its first 24 hours, putting it on track to be the best selling presidential memoir in modern history.

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An agreement between Butler County Community College will allow graduates with an associate degree in early childhood education to transfer credits toward one of three bachelor’s degree programs in education and be eligible for merit scholarships at La Roche University. 

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MISSION, Kan. (AP) — In July, fourth-grade teacher Susanne Michael was ecstatic as she celebrated the adoption of a former student from a troubled home and two of the girl's brothers.

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rapper Lil Wayne was charged Tuesday in Florida with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, a federal offense that carries a potential sentence of up to 10 years in prison.

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As you may be aware, the Medicare Annual Enrollment deadline is Dec. 7. To help protect yourself and loved ones from potential fraud and/or marketing misconduct, it’s important to know what Medicare Advantage and Part D drug plans and their representatives can and cannot do.

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With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the state spiking to record levels, bus drivers and teachers in quarantine, students getting sick and the holidays looming, Schools Superintendent Scott Hanback in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, made a tough decision this week.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The New Yorker has fired longtime staff writer Jeffrey Toobin after he reportedly exposed himself during a Zoom conference last month. He had already been on suspension and is also on leave from CNN, where he is chief legal analyst.

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I really don't have any way of knowing this, but I'm guessing the majority of my readers are women. And that guess is based on the fact that I get far more emails from women than from men.

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Activity at the American Legion Post 343 hall downtown normally consists of meetings and the sounds of weekly bingo. 

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The City Rescue Mission continues its tradition of inviting members of the community to enjoy a traditional meal on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, from noon to 2 p.m. This year, the meal will be served at the Sankey Center, 125 W. Grant St. in New Castle.

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Recently, I was putting a few bills in my wallet when I discovered a $10 bill and a one-dollar bill in my secret compartment. It’s just a little divider in the section where bills are kept. It’s where I put bills that I earmark for a certain purpose so I don’t spend it indiscriminately. So, …

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