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Winter heating costs
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A good customer hit by the credit crunch?
Has Countrywide, Indy Mac or another mortgage lender cut off your credit line? Are falling home values making it impossible to refinance your home? Email email@example.com to tell us your story
Surging cellphone bills
Has your cellphone bill gone sky-high because someone in your family text messages, downloads ringtones, or uses premium services too much? We want to hear your story. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ever been solicited?
Have you been approached by a prostitute or call girl while attending any major conventions or sporting events, such as the Super Bowl, PGA, US Open, or World Series? If so, please email email@example.com.
Do you gamble?Are you a regular at casinos? Would you let a photographer and reporter hang around on a visit and interview you at home? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What are the quirky, odd, or just plain interesting jobs in Massachusetts? Tell us about someone whose job makes you envious, inspired, or perplexed.
Have a quandary? Share it, and your question and Miss Conduct's answer may appear in an issue of the Globe Magazine. Submit a question.
Tales from the City
The Globe Magazine is seeking anecdotes about life in Boston. They can be simple, funny, touching, baffling -- anything, really. If you have one, please share your tale.
Do you have a business etiquette question? Submit it to Business Columnist Peter Post.
From the past seven days
For the record
Bob Ryan's blog
The scouting trip
Pat Riley is playing hooky from the dreadful Miami Heat in order to scout college players. I'll bet it won't be as interesting a trip...
Ferraro says comment wasn't racist, but steps down from Clinton campaign role
For most of day two in the Geraldine Ferraro fracas over remarks she made about Barack Obama, neither side backed down. But this afternoon, according...
Tewksbury weighs sports cutback
Like Stoneham last year, Tewksbury is considering a cutback in high school sports. Stoneham wound up saving sports after local officials passed a trash fee....
Wednesday & Friday
Tuesday & Thursday
The Boston Zoning Commission set a limit of four yesterday on the number of college students who can live together off campus, a far-reaching decision that could spur a citywide crackdown on crowded student housing. (By Peter Schworm, Boston Globe)
Help wanted. The nation may be teetering on the brink of recession, with payrolls shrinking and many employers casting off workers. (By Robert Weisman, Boston Globe)
State health authorities yesterday proposed a major campaign to catch prescription drug abusers by alerting doctors when patients visit multiple clinics and pharmacies in pursuit of powerful painkillers and stimulants. (By Stephen Smith, Boston Globe)
They say they only want to protect their "right to dry." And in three New England states, advocates for clotheslines - yes, clotheslines, strung across the yard, draped with socks and sheets - are pushing for new laws to liberate residents whose neighbors won't let them hang laundry outside. (By Jenna Russell, Boston Globe)