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Stan Lee, creator of superheroes, dies at 95

UPDATED: 9:15 p.m.

Stan Lee’s name became synonymous with the company that would become Marvel Comics, which he joined as a teenage assistant and stayed with for much of his adult life.

On Tap: Brewing up new business

Craft breweries continue to grow at a staggering rate. According to a report last week from the Brewers Association, the number of breweries nationwide has climbed to 7,082 – a full 1,100 more than at the same time last year – with another 2,000 in planning.

Gifted with good deals

Dear Annie: With the upcoming gift season, I have a question regarding dollar limits set by clubs. Say an amount is set at $10. Does that mean the gift value or the dollar amount spent? Recently, I had a coupon that allowed me to purchase $24 candles for $9.50. My friend said I should not give them at a $10-limit party because I would make other gifts look cheap. What should I do? – Anxious in Florida