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More than just a bit of prized nostalgia, the pleasures of youth are sometimes worth big bucks. Silver Age comic books — those published between about 1956 and 1970 — are skyrocketing in popularity and rising in value among collectors. Do you have a box of comics hidden away that may be worth money? Just like some vinyl records, baseball cards, first-edition concert posters and toys like Hot Wheels and Barbies, many comic books now have bumped-up monetary value.

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Sometimes it takes a long time before you’re able to pay forward a kindness. This one took me 12 years to repay.

Super-sensitive readers, please pass on this book because it’s riveting but also very disturbing. For true-crime buffs, though, it’s a gigantic “yes”: “The Family Next Door” will have you in its clutches until its back cover is closed.

There is a magical window of time when fresh figs are abundant, and now is the time. Soft and fragrant, fresh figs are oh-so-ethereal to eat. Their flavor is delicate yet nuanced. Depending on the variety, they can be sweet and winey, honeyed or grassy.

Some of us find joy by taking time from our busy lives to observe the fascinating creation God has provided. From today’s wildflower we can observe the great diversity of God’s creation and how we are enriched by that. Diversity as a given in nature should lead us to recognize that the diver…

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Actor and director Peter Fonda, who stepped out of his legendary Hollywood father's shadow to become a counterculture icon with his role in "Easy Rider," has died. He was 79.

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STONECREST – Celebrate the explosion of yellow blooms that will soon cover local granite outcrops with a fall Triple Hike, summiting Stone, Arabia and Panola mountains all in one day. Presented by the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance, Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve, Friends o…

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US rapper A$AP Rocky has been found guilty of assault and handed a conditional sentence after he was involved in a street brawl in Stockholm.

Extra water quality testing on Lake Allatoona will be undertaken this week in response to fears there might be toxic algae in the reservoir, after a Marietta couple’s dog died Saturday within hours of playing in the lake.

After the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, investigators discovered that the lone man assigned to guard the president, John Parker, had abandoned his post to watch the play from an adjacent box at Ford’s Theater. Worse, at intermission, Parker adjourned to a nearby saloon to have drinks with some friends. It was during the second act that John Wilkes Booth entered the president’s box and shot him.

What do the French digital services tax, the employers’ share of payroll taxes and the corporate income tax all have in common? They are rarely shouldered by those entities and individuals targeted by legislators. In fact, one of the most important things to know about taxes is that the peop…

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