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  • ‘Dear Abby’ columnist Pauline Phillips dies at 94

    NEW YORK (JTA) — Pauline Phillips, the woman known to the world as the advice columnist behind “Dear Abby,” has died. Phillips, the daughter of Russian Jewish immigrants, died Wednesday at 94 after years of battling Alzheimer’s disease, according to news reports. Writing under the pseudonym Abigail van Buren, Phillips’ “Dear Abby” was syndicated in… More ▸