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When it ‘rains it pours’

By Lisa Magno It’s estimated that for every one case of elder abuse reported to authorities, about five go unreported. Those same estimates believe that overall reporting of financial exploitation at only 1 in 25 cases, suggesting that there here may be at least 5 million financial abuse victims each year in the United States….

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Walking Along the Fiscal Cliff

Let me begin by giving thanks to Ben Bernanke for coming up with this highly charged phrase: The Fiscal Cliff. The folks on the television have certainly run with it. I do believe that there’s an urgency to sort out our nation’s financial responsibilities. Regrettably, so much that’s being said is at best infotainment and…

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When All Is Said and Dunn: Remembering What’s Important

By Bill Dunn The madness continued in America last week as we, as a nation, shook our heads and shed a collective tear for the victims in Newtown, Connecticut. Despite what the talking heads on the news want to assume, nobody knows what was going through the killer’s head prior to the bullet that ended…

Immigrant Sneider Family Grateful
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Immigrant Sneider Family Grateful

Their First Thanksgiving in America was 1949 By Harry Sneider First Thanksgiving in Northfield, Minnesota with the Sneider family emigrating from Latvia in 1949. -Courtesy Photo The bloody and brutal war was over. We ran all over Europe during World War II looking for a place to live. My father was a prisoner, we didn’t…

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When All Is Said and Dunn: So Spry in the Minds Eye

By Bill Dunn I made the mistake of looking at a few old family photo albums the other day. If you ever have an overwhelming need to feel older in a hurry nothing will do it quicker. Well maybe with the exception of stumbling on some unexpected vintage photos of yourself on Facebook. That can…

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When All Is Said and Dunn: Mean Streets in Monkeytown

By Bill Dunn I don’t know for sure, but it seems like the world is getting meaner. I sometimes feel as though every time I step out of my door that peril lies just outside. Maybe it’s just me being paranoid, but as Kurt Cobain was attributed as saying , “Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t…

World’s Strongest Man Paul Anderson
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World’s Strongest Man Paul Anderson

By Herry Sneider His achievements have never been duplicated in the last 56 years. Olympic Champion Paul Anderson push pressing 585 lbs in 1956. -Courtesy Photo The London Olympics are now history. There are many valuable lessons one can learn from these wonderful Olympics. The big thing that I saw as a coach and a…

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