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Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — The Mexican government began airlifting the first of thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos on Tuesday, as residents picked up the pieces of shattered, flooded homes.

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Tourist Carl Hassler from California looks at debris and damaged furniture at the entrance of the Hilton hotel after it sustained severe damage cuased by Hurricane Odile in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja Californ…

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Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

A man stands by a trailer that was swept along with debris, by the flood waters and high winds of Hurricane Odile in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula that leveled everything from ramshackle hom…

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Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

Tourist Patrick Egan from California looks at the interior patios of the Hilton hotel, damaged by Hurricane Odile in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula that leveled everything from ramshackle hom…

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Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

A tourists looks to the ocean from inside a debris-filled area at the Hilton hotel after the resort sustained severe damage from Hurricane Odile in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula that leveled…

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Fla.'s 'Gray Belt' a glimpse at nation's future

Fla.'s 'Gray Belt' a glimpse at nation's future

In this Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 photo, in addition to her job as office manger of the Audibel Hearing Aid Center, Maureen Locher, right, offers homemade cookies to senior customer Maurice Wright in Homosassa, Fla. In Citrus County, Florida more than a third of residents are senior citizens…

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Fla.'s 'Gray Belt' a glimpse at nation's future

Fla.'s 'Gray Belt' a glimpse at nation's future

INVERNESS, Fla. — A billboard at the county line advertises home health-care services. Local churches try to create a feeling of belonging for elderly members who may be disconnected from family members up north. Lawyers and accountants make house calls like doctors. Elderly residents get fe…

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A shingles vaccine mystery among the elderly

Only about 20 percent of Americans over 60 have had the shingles vaccine.

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Aerobics instructor gets seniors moving, shaking

Aerobics instructor gets seniors moving, shaking

The way volunteer aerobics instructor Carmen Hemrick sees it, getting older is no reason to slow down. With retirement comes more leisure time, as well as the opportunity to use it to get active and focus on physical health.

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Seniors meet, mingle at church-sponsored program

Seniors meet, mingle at church-sponsored program

Folks who gather weekly at Ascension Lutheran Church’s Senior Moments meet-ups redefine what can be considered “senior moments.”

March 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Fair offers on-site screenings, info for seniors, caregivers and others

St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church will hold its fifth annual Family Caregiver and Senior Resource Fair from 8 to 11:45 a.m. Sunday in the West Murphey Gallery at the church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave.

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Dear Abby for Sept. 21

DEAR ABBY: I am fortunate to be a stay-at-home mom. My days are spent doing chores and taking care of the kids. I also volunteer extensively at their schools, but I do find time for other pursuits, such as reading and writing.

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Dear Abby for Sept. 20

DEAR ABBY: My father admitted to having an affair a few years ago. At the time, my mother was very upset and threatened to leave, but somehow they worked it out. However, he is still seeing this woman. They talk on the phone for hours, and he visits her house frequently, leaving my mother al…

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Dear Abby for Sept. 19

DEAR ABBY: In response to “Contemplating Change in Rhode Island,” who is considering retiring with a friend to a city with a warmer climate, I would offer the same advice we have given our friends. She should know that she’ll need to be proactive in developing a social network in her new location.

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Dear Abby for Sept. 18

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 14-year-old girl who just started high school. I started to notice boys when I was in middle school, and I’d like to start dating soon.

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Dear Abby for Sept. 17

DEAR ABBY: My younger sister, “Tanya,” is 22 and a single mother. Her son is 2. She’s pregnant again, and this time her baby will be a girl.

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Dear Abby for Sept. 16

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend of four years, “Joey,” is a kind and loving person. Recently the father of one of his close childhood friends died. We live a plane ride away, and Joey could not get time off work to attend the services.

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Dear Abby for Sept. 14

DEAR ABBY: I’m 8 years old and in second grade. I’m writing because I’m being bullied at school. I’m really smart, and at my school that’s a really bad thing. I try hard to be nice, but here that’s worse than being smart.

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Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: Now that California law prohibits drivers from using cellphones and texting while driving, an additional issue needs to be addressed and acted upon. Bicyclists are supposed to abide by the vehicle codes, too, but they rarely do — and that includes not wearing protective gear.

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Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: I have four siblings. We get along fine as long as we’re apart.

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