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  1. New episode of -30- airs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday

    Thursday at 7:30 p.m., another episode of The Press of Atlantic City's new television show, "-30-," will air on Stockton University's channel.
  2. Jack Davis, Mad magazine artist and prolific illustrator, dies

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Davis, the prolific Mad magazine illustrator, cartoonist and movie poster artist, has died.
  3. Explore the Shore: All aboard the A.J. Meerwald

    As parents boarded the A.J. Meerwald in Barnegat Light last week, they hugged kids they had not seen in four days.

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Franny the Shopaholic: Find deals on kayak paddles

Dear Franny The Shopaholic: Please find a paddle for my kayak. I lost one. Any deals yet? - Miriam L.

Family ties may not be worth trouble

Dear Abby: I am a single mother of two biracial daughters ages 2 and 4. They fill my life with joy and I am thankful to be their mother. My problem is, I haven't been able to face my family members since the birth of my second child.

Broadway giant James ‘Jimmy’ Nederlander dies at 94

NEW YORK (AP) — James M. Nederlander, who took over the fledgling Nederlander Organization from his father and built it into one of the largest producers of live entertainment and a dominant national theater chain that includes nine Broadway houses, has died. He was 94.

Actress who played TV psychic Miss Cleo dies of cancer

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The actress who became famous playing the Jamaican psychic Miss Cleo, claiming to know callers’ futures in ubiquitous TV infomercials and commercials 15 years ago, has died of cancer.

Kid going to college? The 7 cooking skills they need to know

When our oldest child left for college last fall, I knew I would miss him terribly. But would he miss or even think about home? We’re really close, but Solomon is an independent guy and had spent plenty of time away, so I was pretty sure he wouldn’t be homesick. I was happy to call him weekly, but I wasn’t sure what might prompt him to initiate a call or text.

Legendary broadcaster Ed Hurst still behind the mic at 90

When Ed Hurst, of Margate, looks back on his 73 years working in radio and television, some years stand out as favorites.

Bernie supporters have one thing to look forward to: A new book

Bernie Sanders may have waited until the last minute to endorse his former rival Hillary Clinton, but he wasted no time moving ont o the next thing: a new book.

In 'Gleason,' a football star with ALS finds new purpose

NEW YORK - In the opening moments of the documentary "Gleason," the celebrated New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason talks to the camera with a not-yet-occupied crib behind him. He has just learned that he has ALS. Soon the symptoms will take over. Preparing for what's coming, Gleason tells his unborn son that he wants to give him "as much of myself as I possibly can while I still can."

Boy George on tour: 'It's a funny old time for music'

Boy George was chatty. He always is. Catty, too. Of course. The veteran British rock star phoned to dish about Adele, Prince, Brexit, Donald Trump, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Duran Duran and Culture Club, his band that's on the reunion trail. He was quick to laugh - at himself and at others.

Ten ways to avoid identity theft

Question: What can seniors do to protect themselves from identity theft? My brother-in-law, who's 77, had his identity stolen, and I want to prevent it from happening to me. - Worried Relative

Wireless headphones good for TV

Question: I would like two wireless headphones for me and my husband to use with two televisions, an Insignia and an LG. The LG has an optical port connected to a ZVOX soundbar, with no other open audio connection. The Insignia TV has an open coaxial digital port and a headphone connection.

No hope for marriage without intimacy

Dear Abby: I have been married for almost three years to a woman who refuses to share the same bed with me. It started on our honeymoon when, after having sex, she chose to sleep in a different bed whenever there were two beds in the room.

Dad must learn to accept help with kids

Question: My husband and I are fortunate and have great maternity/ paternity leave, which we're splitting. Right now, it's his shift and he's at home with our 7-month-old and preschooler.

The Band Perry to play Tropicana in November

The Grammy-award winning The Band Perry will be playing at the Tropicana Casino and Resort Showroom on November 12, according to a release from Tropicana.

Taking action, prevention important in face of diabetes

I often speak on the “disease of the century,” diabetes — and for good reason, it is a serious disease. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death, and having diabetes nearly doubles our chance of having a heart attack. I was a gestational diabetic, I have close family members who are diabetic and pre-diabetic, and a friend who is legally blind from diabetes and recently had a stroke, a complication of diabetes. We are all touched by diabetes.

Step up and support ailing husband

Dear Abby: After two failed marriages, I married a wonderful man whom I love but am not in love with. He recently had a seizure, after which he was diagnosed with dementia.

Mexican salads that don't contain the word 'taco'

So, you run into a salad story written by a Mexican - me - and expect to see a taco salad? Not likely.

You-owe-me mood hurts a marriage

Question: My husband agreed to have children even though he didn't really want them. He did not make any conditions, and I would not have granted any. We have two, one more than he agreed to and one fewer than I want.

Poor hydration linked to obesity, study finds

Watching your waistline? Pay attention to how thirsty you are, suggests a new study that found a link between poor hydration and obesity.

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