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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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Dear Annie: Desperate to decode this dating dilemma

Dear Annie: I’ve found myself in a dating maze and desperately need some advice. I’ve been dealing with some mixed signals from the person I’m dating; he’s all about making plans and being super affectionate one day, then is distant and elusive the next. I’m getting whiplash. How do I make sense of this behavior without coming off as needy or insecure? I genuinely care about the connection but could use some tips for decoding this emotional puzzle. – Love Limbo


Ask the doctors: Readers respond

Hello, dear readers, and welcome to a bonus letters column. We’re continuing with mail from readers living with long COVID, and for whom recent research is offering some insights.
A&E >  Books

It’s alive! EC Comics returns

EC Comics, which specialized in tales of horror, crime and suspense, and was shut down in the “moral panic” of the 1950s, is making a comeback.
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Seattle’s newest NBA superstar and his dad’s 90-year-old butcher shop

In 1932, Mario Banchero's great-uncle, Ed, who everyone knew as Catfish, opened a small butcher shop in Seattle's Rainier Valley. Hamburger was 3 pounds for 25 cents. They did a little under $8 on their first day in business. On Sunday, Mario Banchero's son, Paolo, will play in the NBA All-Star Game. At just 21, he will be the youngest player in the game.