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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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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.

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Argus: What would I do with millions?

The Powerball Lottery paid off a huge jackpot winner in Iowa Monday. As the jackpot grows, we all fantasize about what we’d do if we won it.

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Powers: Canine musical freestyle — for the fun of it!

The Blackpak and I just returned from a Canine Musical Freestyle National competition in Tucson. Folks from several states came with their pups to compete for ribbons and titles.

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Dear Annie: Invited, invited, invited ... not invited

Dear Annie: A former co-worker of my husband’s invited us to his son’s wedding. We received the usual “save the date” card one year prior to the ceremony. For the whole year, he asked us whether we would be attending every other week.

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Pet Focus: Kelly -- Yavapai Humane Society

Kelly is a beautiful 6-year-old Shepherd mix. She enjoys being brushed and knows basic commands like “sit.”

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Pet Focus: Thor -- Yavapai Humane Society

Thor is a handsome, happy 6-year-old pitbull who has been looking for his new home since August.

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Pet Focus: Moonshine — Miss Kitty’s

Meet Moonshine who is a handsome 4-year-old silver tabby with lime green eyes.

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Pet Focus: Jack — United Animal Friends

It is obvious at a glance how Jack got his nickname of “One-Eyed Jack.” When it was necessary to remove his eye to get him healthy, United Animal Friends had the surgery done.

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Pet Focus: Minette — Miss Kitty’s

Minette is a 2- to 3-year-old Torbie (tabby and calico/tortoiseshell) with light green eyes. She is just about everything wrapped into one.

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Roach: Candida glabrata may require more focused treatment

To Your Good Health

I am a 66-year-old female in good health. In May 2017, my Pap smear showed that I had an infection of Candida glabrata and an itchy fungal infection in my rear-end area.

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Coffee as teaching tool: Mile High students learn skills as they run cart, sell to teachers

Quad-City Schools

Watch out Starbucks, there is a new coffee house in town, The Badger Bean, with the friendliest baristas in town.

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HUSD expands preschool services for families

Quad-City Schools

Bright Futures Preschool has been a part of the Humboldt Unified School District (HUSD) for over 20 years.

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Heritage Middle School students enjoy the drama

Quad-City Schools

Heritage Middle School is taking the success of last year’s self-produced play, “Aladdin,” to another level. In response to the overwhelming interest among students, Bret Ely, Heritage’s art teacher, has headed up a new drama class on the middle school’s campus.

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Scholl: District strives to meet students’ desires

Quad-City Schools

As a superintendent, I don’t get the chance to work with children as much as I would like. I make an effort to get out to the schools as much as I can to interact with students and to see the outstanding work that our teachers and staff are doing in classrooms.

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Bluhm: A poignant reminder of how fragile humans can become

She called me Stephanie. Well, my mother is 96 years old and is allowed a bit of confusion.

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Dear Annie: Breaking the gift limit?

With the upcoming gift season, a question regarding dollar limits set by clubs.

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Honoring veterans, Veterans Day Tribute 2018 lists many more men, women than ever before

Veterans Day Tribute 2018

The Daily Courier asked its readers to share the stories of local residents’ service in the U.S. military, which published in a special section on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in observance of Veterans Day.

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Amazing Places: Sycamore Canyon ‘man’

Two weeks ago, we went to Sycamore Canyon and enjoyed an amazing Indian ruin.

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Days Past: Corporal John Henry Pruitt, U.S.M.C.

WWI double Medal of Honor recipient

John Henry Pruitt was born on Oct. 4, 1896, at Pruitt Hollow, near the small settlement of Fallsville, Newton County, Arkansas, to George Benton and Melissa Belle Pruitt.

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