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Personal disclosure leads to family’s judgment

Dear Amy: Recently on Facebook, I shared my story from a former relationship, involving how poorly I was treated and how his sexual assault resulted in me getting pregnant and – after weighing all of my options – choosing to have an abortion. I finally felt strong enough to tell this story without being ashamed.

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Husband’s iPhone addiction leaves wife lonely

Dear Amy: My husband of many years is addicted to his iPhone. It goes everywhere with him and has his undivided attention. There was once a time that this was necessary for his work. I understood and did not mind, but it is no longer a necessity for his work, and his time on this device has me concerned.

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Parents ponder transitioning teen

Dear Amy: My teenage daughter has a close friend named “Edward.” Edward used to be a girl and began transitioning to male last year. Their circle of friends has been intact for years, and they have all been very supportive of Edward.

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Sister’s relationship doesn’t score points

Dear Amy: I am writing about my sister. She entered into a relationship with her new-ish stepdad’s nephew, whom she met at our mother’s wedding. About a year after the wedding they decided to pursue a relationship. She initially asked me my thoughts and I let her know I thought she could do better, as this guy lived several states away at the time, smokes, drinks heavily, and didn’t have a job, among other reasons.

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East vs. West girls basketball highlights

East came away with a 73-54 victory over the West in a girls basketball All-Star Game at Fresno City College on Saturday, June 24, 2017. - Anthony Galaviz/The Fresno Bee
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East vs. West girls basketball highlights 0:34

East vs. West girls basketball highlights

Members ditch clubs, bring out boats as breach turns golf course into lake 0:56

Members ditch clubs, bring out boats as breach turns golf course into lake

Refugee baby raccoon found at flooded Kings River Golf course 0:36

Refugee baby raccoon found at flooded Kings River Golf course

Hundreds of cycling enthusiasts turn out for the 41st annual Climb to Kaiser 1:31

Hundreds of cycling enthusiasts turn out for the 41st annual Climb to Kaiser