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Work-at-home ads promise big earnings but deliver a lot of grief

work-at-home ads by Teresa S. Maher
It's Sunday morning, and you are flipping through the classifieds in your local newspaper. The following ad leaps out at you: "HOMEOWNERS, EARN $1,000 PER MONTH OR MORE! Part-time, work from your home. Rush stamped envelope."

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Christmas concert a success, thanks to community

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Thanks to those who helped during difficult time

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Signature gathering volunteers successful

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Federal aid available for windstorm, flood victims

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Thanks to the community

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Angels of mercy

food bank Examples of boundless love and caring for persons unknown were very evident this Christmas season.

A ring lost and found

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Support for council disclosure proposal

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Show support and pride in Norhshore

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Demand fathers' accountability

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