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Corridor Calendar: Week of Dec. 7, 2018

Tuesday Planners are back. Each Tuesday at 9 a.m. the planners will meet at the Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive to plan for events, such as Cookies with Santa. All are welcome and volunteers are needed.

Social Security: Caring for children

During the holiday season, most of us, regardless of our beliefs, focus on the children we love. Children are our future — we share our knowledge and talent with them — we pass on our values to them knowing they will share those gifts.

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Study that took aim at 'Joy of Cooking' is retracted

More work by a prominent food researcher, including a study that took aim at the "Joy of Cooking," has been retracted because of problems with the data.

Ask the Contractor: ‘Water Hammers’ can be hard to ignore in your home

This past week there were three phone calls relating to “water hammers” and three phone calls asking about how to replace broken garage door windows. Let’s talk water hammers first.

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Donating to charity is a personal process

Giving to a favorite charity is a worthy way to end the year.

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2019 Community Nature Study Series

The Community Nature Study Series offers a wide range of topics from black holes to butterflies and beyond! Learn about local species, weather, conservation issues and more in this engaging annual program.

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Moore: Help save critical riparian habitat to protect endangered bird species

There are three important local conservation efforts running concurrently—the Save the Dells campaign, the Ecosa Institute’s Forever Dells campaign, and the “It’s for the Birds!” campaign.

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Dear Annie: Husband has a night in with someone else

Dear Annie: I was recently out of town for a long weekend with some girlfriends.

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Meals on Wheels pie auction

It was standing room only at Meals on Wheels for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner and Pie Auction on Wednesday, Nov. 21.

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Wander the Wild benefits area children

The Highlands Center for Natural History celebrated its 10th annual Wander the Wild fundraiser on Sept. 23 at the Windmill House in Chino Valley.

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Gum recession: causes & corrections

Looking closely at your smile, do you notice that your gums are beginning to pull away from your teeth?

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Hamilton: Bush funeral will end with golf tournament

George HW Bush was flown to Washington for his funeral today at the National Cathedral.

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Dear Annie: Gift-giving woes

Dear Annie: As the holidays draw near, I like to be prepared and buy my gifts early.

Donor appreciation event

The YRMC Foundation Circle for Excellence donor appreciation event was held Nov. 8 at the Adult Center of Prescott to honor our generous community of more than 200 caring individuals who give $100 or more each year toward our not-for-profit health system and its programs.

‘100-year water supply’ - Is there really enough to serve 16,000 more homes?

The picture Gary Beverly painted at the Citizen Water Advocacy Group meeting Nov. 10 at the Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Church could be worse, he said.

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Powers: A Wheelchair Dog! And a law or two!

Most of us have walked around the Courthouse Square a time or two or 100. You may have seen Thomas Gabaldon walking with his dog, Chica, in her wheelchair.

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Jackson: A former Texas football great’s legacy lives on

What do four football quarterbacks equate to? One FULLback! But enough of the silliness and on to the seriousness, which concerns a family-based football foursome.

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Dear Annie: A frustrated situation with my husband

For years, I’ve used ziplock bags for storing leftovers. Over the past two years, he’s insisted on buying a kind that has to be lined up perfectly to be pressed together. I hate these bags, and he knows it.

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Help Portrait Prescott: A new event of ‘creativity and empathy’ for people struggling in life

Scott Bideau is a newcomer to Prescott with a penchant for photography.

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PUSD Student of the Week: Maximiliano Pierce Garcia

It is my pleasure to nominate Max as the PUSD Student of the Week.

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Bluhm: Dealing with holiday weight gain

Around the Bluhmin' Town

Uh oh, it is that time of year to turn the scale back five to seven pounds. Because that is how much weight the average American gains during the holidays! Can this be possible? Well, I guess we start stuffing ourselves (and the turkey) on Thanksgiving Day and the food-fest just keeps on going through New Year’s Day.

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Gambler can’t stop checking his phone

Dear Annie: I have not seen this problem discussed in your column and would really like your advice on this situation, as it’s damaged a 50-year friendship.

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Days Past: How Arizona got on the map - Part 15

Lorenzo Sitgreaves, searching for a new way west

By the time the Lorenzo Sitgreaves expedition left Zuni, they knew Simpson’s report about a new way west was incorrect.

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Dear Rhonda & Dr. Cheri: Marijuana use and entitled kids - a dangerous combination

Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Our daughter was suspended from school due to her smoking pot on campus. Surprise! She’s been smoking pot for two years and argues it’s not bad for her.

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Dear Annie: Scared to date in the era of #MeToo

Dear Annie: I’m a 26-year-old man who’s very nice, thoughtful and kind.