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Madison Heights association loses bid to host World Series tournament in 2024, may try again

The Madison Heights Youth Baseball Association struck out on a bid to host a World Series tournament in 2024 in large part because of the appearance of the US 29 Business corridor, MHYBA President Ronnie Adams recently informed the board of supervisors. Supervisor Jimmy Ayers asked Adams to speak on the failed bid during the …

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Planning to Take Social Security at 62? 3 Reasons to Wait Until 70

(Adam Levine-Weinberg) A big question for Americans nearing retirement is when to file for Social Security benefits. While the US government has set full retirement age at 67 for people born in 1960 or later, Americans can choose to take a reduced Social Security benefit as early as age 62 — or wait beyond full …

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Planning to Take Social Security at 62? 3 Reasons to Wait Until 70

(Adam Levine-Weinberg) A big question for Americans nearing retirement is when to file for Social Security benefits. While the US government has set full retirement age at 67 for people born in 1960 or later, Americans can choose to take a reduced Social Security benefit as early as age 62 — or wait beyond full …

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Planning to Take Social Security at 62? 3 Reasons to Wait Until 70

(Adam Levine-Weinberg) A big question for Americans nearing retirement is when to file for Social Security benefits. While the US government has set full retirement age at 67 for people born in 1960 or later, Americans can choose to take a reduced Social Security benefit as early as age 62 — or wait beyond full …

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Livestock market once the busiest place in town | Feature

For years, the bawling of cattle, the chant of the auctioneer, the clatter of boots on walkways filled the Norfolk Livestock Market. There, farmers and ranchers came to buy and sell livestock. In between auctions, they gathered in the café to discuss market prices, the weather, crop conditions or the state of the world. Which …

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Medicare Enrollees Have a Big Decision to Make

(Maurie Backman) Millions of seniors rely on Medicare to cover their health-related needs. But Medicare offers different types of coverage, and choosing the right plan could spell the difference between reasonably affording healthcare in retirement and struggling to keep up with it. Meanwhile, we’re only a few weeks away from the start of Medicare’s open-enrollment …

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