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More retailers are charging return fees. Here’s how to pay less

If you’re someone who likes to return and exchange gifts after the holidays, prepare yourself: Making returns could feel a little different this year. “It’s going to be hard for consumers to navigate,” says shopping expert Trae Bodge. “The return policies are all over the place.” ...

Move on over!

Dear Readers: We are all rushing about this time of year, but here’s an important reminder: When there are EMERGENCY VEHICLES on the side of the road (for an accident, someone getting a citation, a tow truck, a firetruck, an ambulance, etc.), all states have a “move over” law on the ...

Unable to help emitting bad odor

Dear Annie: I have horrible body odor and halitosis due to a rare medical condition called trimethylaminuria. It makes me emit several odors — mostly rotting food, ammonia and fish. However, there is no medical cure, and I struggle with the condition daily. Lately, with age, I have developed ...

Briefs

Democrats to meet ESCANABA — The Delta Dems will meet Wednesday, Jan. 3 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the USW Hall, 1201 Sheridan Road, Escanaba. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact us at deltademsmi@gmail.com. Dance in Rock ROCK — A dance will be held at the Rock ...

Lessons learned from a friend

Editor’s note: The Daily Press occasionally features the work of guest columnists. Today’s column is by Georgie Holbrook. — — — Lessons I learned from my dear friend Rene Michael Labre, Escanaba, Michigan: I met Michael years ago, he sat in a front row seat at Bay de Noc ...

Drop cookies are what to bake for Christmas

I’m as dazzled by a beautifully decorated holiday cookie as the next person, but when it comes to wielding a pastry bag myself, I’m not a pro. I’m much more about the cookies than the piping. And while elaborately crafted cookies shaped like delicate snowflakes or sporting ombre frostings ...