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Metal has the potential to rust, but you won’t find any rotting like there is commonly found in wood...

By Sandy Griffis April 25, 2019
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Fertilizers are compounds that contain one or more essential plant nutrient(s) and are formulated to be applied to plants either through the soil or by foliar spray.

By JEFF SCHALAU, Special to the Courier April 25, 2019
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If you’ve experienced flower garden failures, you probably have labeled yourself as having a “brown thumb.” However, even experienced gardeners make mistakes resulting from impatience and the initial excitement of spring planting.

By KEN LAIN, Special to the Courier April 25, 2019
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A home is a safe haven for its residents. No matter what’s going on at school or the office, many people know they can relax in comfort and safety when they arrive home at the end of a day.

By MetroCreative Services April 25, 2019
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Maximizing a home down payment can make sense: The bigger the down payment, the lower the monthly mortgage bill and the better the chance of building equity more quickly.

By BARBARA MARQUAND, For the Associated Press April 25, 2019
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I am in my 70s, have been married for 42 years and have three grown children. I found out two years ago that I had a child with a woman I had dated 10 years before I met my wife.

By Annie Lane April 25, 2019
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In May, we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week and honor all of the educators who are preparing students for the future.

By J. Dyer, District Manager in Prescott April 25, 2019
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Here are the senior menus for the week of Monday, April 29 to Friday, May 3

April 25, 2019
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The New Horizons Disability Empowerment Center’s annual gala will be held Sunday, May 18, at Hotel St. Michael in the Crystal Ballroom in downtown Prescott.

By The Daily Courier April 24, 2019
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Dear Annie: Every summer for the past 15 years, my mother has insisted on driving 1,500 miles to spend 10 days with me. We have had some really fun visits, but now she is 88 years old and just had heart surgery. She frequently falls despite using a walker.

By Annie Lane April 24, 2019
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Families worried about the nation’s accelerating measles outbreak are now testing their blood at local clinics to make sure they are immune to the illness that has triggered a warning by the nation’s top doctors.

April 23, 2019
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I’m in a really bittersweet situation. I hit it off with a friend who happens to live quite far away....

By Annie Lane April 23, 2019
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Ukrainians elected comedian Volodymyr Zelensky president by a huge majority Sunday. Do not EVER doubt America’s ability to positively influence the world. ...

By Argus Hamilton April 23, 2019
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As the weather starts warming up, cool salads come to mind. This bacon pasta salad is a tasty change from your regular green salad.

By Diane DeHamer April 23, 2019
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My name is Mikey and I am 5 years old. I spent all my life with a wonderful owner, but now need to find a new home.

April 23, 2019
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It is always wonderful to get feedback from those who have read this column.

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Dear Annie: My co-worker, “Jane,” is the front-desk person and has a bird’s-eye view to everything.

By Annie Lane April 22, 2019
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DEAR DR. ROACH: My boyfriend recently was diagnosed with an aneurysm. The report says the abdominal aorta is 3.02 cm in largest dimension and recommends screening every six months. Do we need to see a cardiologist for a second opinion? Is there medication to help? -- B.S.

By Dr. Keith Roach April 22, 2019
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The PUSD Student of the Week is Lila Sawyer.

April 21, 2019
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Dear Annie: I am hoping you can help me sort this out. I am an avid animal lover, and I have had animals all my life. I am now on the brink of turning 65 and have no pets.

By Annie Lane April 21, 2019
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What has been lost? And can it ever be replaced? The heart and soul of Paris, Notre-Dame Cathedral, reminds us that our greatest treasures are not permanent.

By Judy Bluhm April 21, 2019
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Days Past: How Arizona Got on the Map — Part 26
Arizona Becomes a United States Territory — Part 2

In the article two weeks ago we traced Arizona’s early days as a neglected part of New Mexico Territory and how the Gadsden Purchase started the concept of a political subdivision by that name.

By AL BATES, Special to the Courier April 20, 2019
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My problem is that my friends are highly critical of everything I try on, but not of each other.

By Annie Lane April 20, 2019
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Forty years ago, Kay Bolander was dealing with a devastating family diagnosis: Her new husband had just learned that he had Parkinson’s disease.

By Cindy Barks April 20, 2019
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I’m a successful doctor. My husband and I are well known in our area. ... He bruised me, again, in a fight we were having over money.

By Rhonda Orr and Dr. Cheri L. McDonald, PhD, LMFT April 20, 2019

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