Dear Abby Gives Advice Across Town

Daughter of original advice columnist wants to be called Abby

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    Will they forward her mail?

    Abby has moved -- across town.

    Chicago-area devotees of the long-running Dear Abby column now have to turn to the Chicago Sun-Times for advice.

    The column appeared in the newspaper for the first time Monday. It had previously been a regular feature in the Chicago Tribune.

    Jeanne Phillips is the daughter of Dear Abby founder, Pauline Phillips, and is the current author of the column.

    In Monday's paper, she warned a worried boyfriend away from a girlfriend who gambles too much, and ordered a reluctant secretary to send thank you notes to business associates.

    Jeanne Phillips tells the Sun-Times in an interview that an increasing number of people who write to her for help have troubles related to the nationwide economic downturn.