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Angie’s List has advice on when to fix or nix appliances
Too many homeowners are shelling out big bucks for shiny new appliances when a service call could extend the life of their existing refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers and ranges for years, saving money, time and trouble.
 
But unless you’re Mr. or Miss Fix-it, how do you know when to repair and when it’s time to pull the plug? The answer is surprisingly simple, says Angie Hicks, founder of Angie’s List (www.angieslist.com), the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local appliance repair companies, along with more than 425 other categories of service.

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Instead of Genoa’s possible run to the state football playoffs, this

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tilt refers to senior drummer Chance Champion, senior trumpeter Rian Nissen, highly-decorated senior drum majors Nikki Habel and Jim Posey, veteran director Briann "Mr. Ed" Edwards, and the 65 musicians who make up the Fighting Genoa Comets' Marching Band.

Edwards and assistant director and drum line major-domo Doug Asher agree this is one of the most memorable groups in Genoa band history.

Because as the post-season's weeks roll along, one can visibly see these marching Comets get just as jacked up for these playoffs as their brothers-in-arms wearing the helmets with the venerable, old "Gs."

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The Oregon Arts Council will present a benefit for needy area families featuring singer Matt Walch Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Fassett Middle School auditorium, 3025 Starr Ave.

Singing Big Band standards and classics recorded by Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, Elvis, Bobby Darin and other greats, Walch has more than 10 years of performing experience. Based in Jackson, Mich., he has appeared throughout the United States. His credits including opening for the Glenn Miller Orchestra and playing  the lead in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He was also  a featured dancer and soloist for two years in the jazz show choir, Starfleet Ambassadors.

Admission is $10 per person, or $8 with the donation of a non-perishable food item or new toy. Proceeds will benefit the Oregon Health and Welfare Christmas basket program to aid local families this holiday season.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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