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The Grandes Dames Of The Sea Ply The Tuscan Waters

A most unusual regatta recently celebrated vintage yachts, some more than 100 years old, and a time when sailing the oceans depended on well-trained crews with little more than compass and sextant.

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Leased Solar Panels Can Cast A Shadow Over A Home's Value

Installing solar panels on a house to produce electricity is expensive. Leasing is one popular alternative, but some homeowners are learning that 20-year contracts can complicate a home sale.

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Want More Stress In Your Life? Try Parenting A Teenager

Being the parent of a teenager can be uniquely stressful even in the best of times. But seeking advice from other parents can help, as can spending one-on-one time with that button-pushing kid.

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