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COLUMNS

Rick’s List: Novel Rewrites Edition

Following the trend of film remakes, Day columnist suggests some famous novels ripe for plot adjustments.

Taking life back from cancer

This column isn’t about me. It’s about two other cancer patients, one whom I know intimately because I share half his genes and see him all the time, and the other is an eternally 9-year-old girl I only know through Facebook.

ENTERTAINMENT BLOGS

BIG TICKET

Upcoming concerts and shows

Al Pacino — June 3 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. April 29; $125

98º, O-Town, Ryan Cabrera — Aug. 5 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. April 29; $30 - $75

George Winston — Nov. 2 and 3 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $60 - $65

Taylor Hicks — July 9 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $46 - $50

The Australian Pink Floyd Show — Aug. 10 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. April 29; $29.50 - $39.50

Nick Swardson — July 9 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $36.50 - $46.50

 

DEAR ABBY

Couple’s difference in age causes girl’s family to worry

DEAR ABBY: I’m 17 and dating this older guy.

Sister struggles to reconcile love for brother and her faith

DEAR ABBY: I am very excited to be proposing soon to the man I want to spend my life with.

Girlfriend’s business contact arouses man’s suspicion

DEAR ABBY: I’m a divorced man dating a divorcee, “Sylvie,” who is eight years younger.

It’s best to meet online crush on woman’s familiar ground

DEAR ABBY: For the last five months I have been talking to a guy I met via a dating app.

Family dysfunction allows assaults to go unpunished

DEAR ABBY: Thirty-five years ago, my wife was raped in her mother’s home when she was a teenager.

First cousins look forward to growing old as a couple

DEAR ABBY: I am a retired widower.

Parents who preach respect don’t practice it themselves

DEAR ABBY: I am a 17-year-old girl and a senior in high school.

HOROSCOPES

Your stars - April 30

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Sharing information will be your ticket to success.