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February 2017 (Vol. 86, No. 06)

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Featured Article from the February 2017 (Vol. 86, No. 06)
One caller wondered why he should be required to join MMAC, asked why MMAC was not a non-profit, and compared it to some kind of extortion attempt. If he had questions like these, I assume there are others with similar questions and I will address them here.

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