Column: Answer Man has all the answers
by Dick Yarbrough
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05:31 PM, Thursday, April 30
What time is it, boys and girls? It’s time for Answer Man! Time to dip into the ol’ mailbag and see what is on your mind and show you how little is on ours.  While we can’t guarantee total and complete accuracy in our answers, it is Answer Man’s o...

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