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Bev Pettit’s photo workshop is canceled during the pandemic. But the company won’t give her a refund. Is that their final answer?

October 16, 2021
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Dear Annie: I’m here to offer the European perspective on tipping.

October 16, 2021
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Just to be in Ellen Bashor’s presence is an adventure — her spirit of exploration is such that she could convince the most devout couch potato to join her on a “skulkabout,” her version of a stroll and search for birds, plants, insects, combined with lively conversation to exercise one’s mind and soul.

By Nanci Hutson October 16, 2021
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We don’t have too many books in our house. Stained cookbooks, tattered field guides to birds and trees, and children’s books lovingly inscribed with messages like the one in Chris Allsburg’s Two Bad Ants “To two good guys, Byron and Peter, from Gramme and Grandaddy.”

By MARTHA BADEN, Prescott Public Library Manager of Public Services October 16, 2021
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Days Past: “The ‘ONLY’ Woman Sport Scribe”
The Career of Sally Jacobs at the Arizona Republican Newspaper, 1912-1922

Who would be crazy enough to hire a sports commentator who did not know the difference between a box score and a boxcar? Who thought the little cushions on the baseball diamond were there in case a player fell?

By Heidi Osselaer, Special to the Courier October 16, 2021
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In 1916, efforts of the Tucson Chamber of Commerce to abolish the Papago Reservation failed.

October 16, 2021
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Courier digital subscribers can print this Wonderword Puzzle challenge. This feature will print on standard 8.5x11-inch paper.

October 16, 2021
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Dear Annie: How much is appropriate to share in the workplace when it comes to personal matters?

October 15, 2021
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DEAR DR. ROACH: Why is it that no matter what time a surgery is scheduled, the rule is "no food or drink after midnight"?

By Dr. Keith Roach October 15, 2021
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Tonight, the Prescott Film Festival will be showing Mission: Joy - Finding Happiness In Troubled Times. This documentary is about the friendship between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and their insights into how to live a life of joy. I will be joining a three-part panel to lead a Q&A discussion afterwards.

By Paula Hewing, Courier Columnist October 14, 2021
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I was in a nine-month relationship up until about a month ago. Without going into a lot of detail, the guy I was seeing decided to ghost me without any warning. We had a great conversation on Thursday, and then on Friday morning, he blocked my calls, emails, etc.

By Annie Lane October 14, 2021
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This energy efficient beauty in Granite Dells Estates makes a statement, from its stucco with stone exterior and tile roof to the large, welcoming courtyard entry with water feature: You are surrounded by rustic elegance.

October 14, 2021
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YCCA has been receiving numerous phone calls asking about the amounts of deposits requested in construction and remodeling contracts. While there are no statutes or contractor regulations that deal with deposits, there are several things of which the homeowner should be aware.

By Sandy Griffis October 14, 2021
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Get ready to pay sharply higher bills for heating this winter, along with seemingly everything else.

By STAN CHOE, Associated Press October 14, 2021
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Autumn gardening is a great time to look back on garden successes and disappointments. There’s still plenty of time to do some garden maintenance.

By KEN LAIN, Special to the Courier October 14, 2021
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A work by British street artist Banksy that sensationally self-shredded just after it sold at auction three years ago fetched almost 18.6 million pounds ($25.4 million) on Thursday — a record for the artist, and close to 20 times its pre-shredded price.

By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press October 14, 2021
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A flood-hit riverside restaurant in Thailand has become an unlikely dining hotspot after fun-loving foodies began flocking to its waterlogged deck to eat amid the lapping tide.

By By TASSANEE VEJPONGSA, Associated Press October 14, 2021
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Happenings and sermons for Prescott-area churches, congregations and places of worship, as of Oct. 14, 2021.

October 13, 2021
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I’ve been with my significant other for almost three years now. We live together and have a pretty good life. ...

By Annie Lane October 13, 2021
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I was recently asked by a customer how likely it would be to see a curve-billed thrasher in Prescott. If I had been asked this question a few years ago, I would have said it was pretty unlikely. However,...

By Eric Moore October 13, 2021
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Does Big Government come from small minds? Which might then lead to dumb laws? All over this great nation there are laws “on the books” that reflect just how much our legislators like to make up laws.

October 12, 2021
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At first, there was skepticism about what would become the most extensive study of Hispanic and Latino health in the United States.

By MICHAEL MERSCHEL, American Heart Association News October 12, 2021
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A medical school lecture taught Dr. Samuel Kung a vital lesson: He needed to see a cardiologist. As a toddler, Kung had Kawasaki disease, an illness of unknown cause that tends to strike young children.

By MICHAEL MERSCHEL, American Heart Association News October 12, 2021
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Older adults without heart disease shouldn’t take daily low-dose aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, an influential health guidelines group said in preliminary updated advice released Tuesday.

By LINDSEY TANNE, AP Medical Writer October 12, 2021
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I’m struggling with a situation I can no longer handle. My husband has a long history of periodically “falling ill” with mystery illnesses the doctors treat as minor everyday issues, but which inevitably result in his being unable to function.

By Annie Lane October 12, 2021

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