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Starting Point Church finds new home in old pub; plans 3-day grand opening

Pastors want to help people ‘Fuel Your Story’

It took about six months of remodeling, but an old pub restaurant in Prescott has become a local congregation’s first church home.

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Hamilton: Trump doll offers Barbie hush money

Fox News did a story on a new hot-selling stuffed doll called Trumpy Bear for children which wears a MAGA cap comes with a U.S. flag. The cute little thing even talks.

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Dear Annie: Dreading sibling visits

Dear Annie: I am the youngest of five siblings between the ages of 63 and 72.

Church News: Week of November 17

Hope Lutheran Church has a new worship time – 9 a.m. Sundays.

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Senior Menus for the week of Monday, Nov. 19 to Friday, Nov. 23

Prescott Meals-on-Wheels serves from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at 1280 E. Rosser St., Prescott; 445-7630. Menus subject to change.

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Dear Annie: Ditched for a new crowd

Dear Annie: I am a college student and have met few people I would consider friends.

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Councilman Best talks 50th anniversary

Planning committee looking for people to get involved in preparing for events

The town is in the throes of planning for its 50th anniversary celebration, set to begin in the latter half of 2019, said Councilman Mike Best at a recent Chino Valley Area Chamber of Commerce Business and Networking Luncheon.

Corridor Calendar: Week of Nov. 14, 2018

CORDES LAKES Tuesday Planners are back. Each Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. the planners will meet at the Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes.

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Millennials to baby boomers, gifts that grow are all the rage

It’s a jungle in there. Every window, surface and brightly lit corner is filled with decorative or edible greenery. There is no doubt what to gift this person for the holidays. More of the same.

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10 extraordinary succulents to grow indoors

The jade plant you grandmother grew is so yesterday. The popularity of succulent plants has exploded in recent years, due not only to the low care requirements of these sun lovers but also because of the diversity these fascinating plants.

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Give gift of no-plastic sipping straws for holidays

Big problem or a fraction of the world’s plastic consumption? You decide, but know that single-use plastic straws are a recent target of environmental activists.

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A Thanksgiving Countdown: holiday planning made easier

Thanksgiving is just around the bend, and if you are hosting you might already be thinking about how you might plan things better this year, how to make it all a bit less stressful.

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Feature Home: 357 Dreamweaver Dr. • Prescott • $435,000

Move in ready! Immaculate, larger Cloudstone patio home with 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths.

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Choosing the perfect sofa for your space

Shape of room, use should influence decision

Ask interior designers what the most important element in a room is and many will say that — after wall color — it’s the sofa.

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Wood ash can boost garden soil

Material from fireplaces, stoves pays benefits if applied correctly

For gardeners who heat their homes in winter using stoves or fireplaces, good-quality wood ashes can be a soil-amendment bonus.

Social Security: In this season of giving, help a loved one with Social Security

During the holiday season, we surround ourselves with family and friends, some of whom may rely on us for a number of reasons.

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Ask the Contractor: Be thankful for everything you have

The Thanksgiving holiday, above all others, brings to my mind so many different thoughts.

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Coalition for Compassion and Justice holds ‘Wine & Wreath’ event at Elks Theatre

The Coalition for Compassion and Justice held its first Wine & Wreath reception at the Elks Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 8, attended by about 225 people eager to help end homelessness.

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Mountain Oak School gets help with gardens

Mountain Oak School in Prescott was chosen by Lowe’s as a participant in its Heroes program.

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Marvin Bailey’s gift of love benefits Good Samaritan campus

Marvin Bailey, a Prescott-area resident, left a legacy of love for the Good Samaritan Society — Prescott Village when he died last year.

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Myths about diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when the body’s blood sugar is too high. “Insulin, which is a hormone created by the pancreas, helps get sugar from the food you eat into your cells,” says Linda Reagan, Dietitian at Mountain Valley Regional Rehabilitation Hospital. “But sometimes the body doesn’t make enough insulin, and the sugar stays in the bloodstream.”

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Rosenberg: Just how common is sleep apnea?

Dear Dr. Rosenberg: It seems like many of my friends, have been diagnosed with sleep apnea. How common is it?

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Fall prevention in older adults

Every year, more than 1 out of 4 adults — age 65 or older — fall, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of those who fall, more than 800,000 are hospitalized because of injuries, usually to the head or hip.

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Veterans Day With American Legion Post 122

A traditional Veterans Day was celebrated by American Legion Post 122. Starting early, the members posted the colors on the Avenue of Flags.

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Dear Annie: Torn apart by adultery

Dear Annie: Many years ago, I was in the U.S. military. I was sent to Southeast Asia and served three six-month tours.