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A punitive measure that would fine Medicaid patients who miss doctor’s appointments is unnecessarily harsh and deserves to be vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon, who has it under review. There are better and less mean-spirited ways to achieve the worthy goals of trying to get patients to take more control...
DEAR ABBY: I read your column and I feel for the people who have problems. I have no worries. Although my life has been far from perfect and no bed of roses, here I am at 95 with no serious physical, spiritual, emotional, family or economic problems. I grew up during the Depression, had...
Editor, Daily News I think it’s wonderful that people love their dogs enough to get out and walk them. It’s not so nice if you’re out walking for your health and you have to dodge dog poop all up and down Enfield Drive.  Please pick up after your dog before they have to change the name from...
Editor, Daily News I think it’s wonderful that people love their dogs enough to get out and walk them. It’s not so nice if you’re out walking for your health and you have to dodge dog poop all up and down Enfield Drive.  Please pick up after your dog before they have to change the name from...
Editor’s Note: Columnist Allen Young has taken the week off and offered the following guest column: ——— My name is Don Erickson. I am the minister of the Community Church of North Orange & Tully and I am honored to be here. My family and I moved here just 3 years ago. Right away, we...
Barely four days have elapsed since the horrific attack in Orlando in which 49 people were killed by a gunman spraying bullets from an assault rifle and threatening to blow things up. Meanwhile, a tone-deaf Missouri gubernatorial candidate insists on running an advertisement depicting himself...
DEAR ABBY: My fiance, “Rick,” and I have been together for years and recently got engaged. We are over the moon about it, and genuinely in love. However, this exciting time in our lives has been met with some difficulties. We recently learned Rick’s mother has been having an affair, which makes...
I feel like I’ve had a total information overload this week thanks to the one-two punch of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) and Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) being held in the same week. First, at WWDC Apple once again announced a series of incremental updates to their...
Editor, Daily News As I am no longer a resident of Athol, I feel that my questioning of the sale of the Lyman Ward School is no longer my responsibility. However, in regards to Mr. Suhoski’s response, he may have given credence to my questioning the proper/legal use of the Lyman Ward School....
The U.S. Mint will begin taking orders on June 16 for the 2016 Native American Coin and Currency set. This consists of a special finish version of the 2016 Sacagawea dollar coin, and a selected dollar bill in a folder. To order coins from the U.S. Mint, visit their website at www.usmint.gov, or...

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