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PUZZLES PALACE

NOTE: Puzzles Palace games will be offline on theday.com until sometime in January. In the meantime, you can play games directly at Comics Kingdom

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Saved by courage, kindness, and a star

On a frigid December night in the North Carolina wilderness, Thomas Wolfe was suffering from exhaustion, starvation, and an injured ankle.

Snowshoeing with the champions

A couple winters ago, Patti Dillon, bored with her regular exercise regimen, decided to try snowshoes designed for running, so she went online, researched several brands, found a model she liked and or-dered a pair.

BIG TICKET