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‘I spend a fortune on home maintenance. I realize my other husband basically lives in my house for free’: What is a fair way to split the costs?

I am a retired 62 year old woman. I was widowed in 2006 at the age of 46 and raised my two children (now 24 and 27) alone. I used my husband’s life insurance money (about $500,000) to maintain our home, provide childcare, and put both kids through college without student loans. I have also …

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Opinion | My land is covered in invasive weeds. It’s a losing gardening battle.

November 25, 2022 at 7:00 am EST (Washington Post Staff Illustration; Images by Dana Milbank, iStock) Comment this story Comment When I covered the George W. Bush White House two decades ago, I spent long weeks in a school gym in Crawford, Texas, waiting for updates on events at the nearby Bush ranch. Invariably, the …

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Opinion: Tolls will not solve our epidemic of road deaths

Sarah Iannarone Iannarone is Executive Director of The Street Trust, which advocates for a safe, equitable, low-carbon, multimodal transport system. She also serves on the Oregon Department of Transportation’s Regional Toll Advisory Committee. Last week, Oregon leaders, Representative Susan McLain and Senator Lee Beyer, called for tolls as a solution to our state’s transportation challenges, …

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OPINION: Snapshots of Safety Fall Edition Part 2 – 7 home safety tips in cold weather

ADVICE — It’s getting chilly and will soon get even colder. The Racine County Eye offers the following safety tips to start a conversation about home safety as we begin a new season of sub-zero temperatures and dark mornings and evenings. The air has become fresh and we see some beautiful color changes. Racine and …

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opinion | Florida Democratic Party Blows Up on Smithereens, Seeking ‘Clean House’

In a state known for its gators, hurricanes and theme parks, Florida remains politically wild and unknown despite continued development and growth. If the state swung massively to the right in the 2022 midterm elections, a confluence of factors could swing the political pendulum back with long-term strategic planning and organization throughout the year. If …

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My mother wanted her home with my two brothers. They said I could live there rent free if I pay taxes and maintenance. Is that a good idea?

Dear Quentin, My father predeceased my mother and she inherited their second home. My mother bequeathed house and property to my youngest brother and eldest brother. None of them are able to look after the house or the property and they have given me permission to repair it and live there. The deeds are still …

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BUNNY IN TOWN: AMBUCS Fundraiser at Stafford’s Public House | Community | Savannah News, Events, Restaurants, Music

It’s AMBUCS Bowlapalooza time! Hosting a fundraiser for AMBUCS at Stafford’s Public House on Thursday, September 22 is bowling celebrity Vernon Donovan. The State Farm agent looks dapper as he chats with his work family, Catherine Eaton, Kelly Zampieri and Lacey Helton, as they wait for the guests to arrive. As one of 26 Celebrity …

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