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It sounds like you may have a bearing or CV joint going out. Your vehicle will need to be jacked up and inspected. It may be more than one problem too. Its possible the dragging noise could be something between brake pads and rotor, but the grinding that comes and goes in reference to direction sounds like a bearing or joint. I would take it to a professional right away and ask for an estimate only, and then get other estimates from other shops as well. Good luck to you.
This sounds like a definite case of worn brake pads. They might have previously fitted pads with soft linings for better stopping power and if your truck is automatic the pads wear down faster on automatics than manual.Ask them to fit pads with harder linings if they have available, but you will have to machine those brake disc's to re-smoothen them or fir new ones(A better proposition) as they are most probably scoured from metal against metal and fitting new pads onto scoured disc's will not only make your brake drums run very hot, but also wear down pads faster than normal and cause poorer braking response.Or maybe that was the problem from the beginning, scoured disks from before a year ago! Check it out good luck.
Poor quality brake pads or improper machining of the brake rotors is the common cause. Use factory OEM disk pads from the dealer, not the cheapest thing out there to avoid this type of problem with noise. Note the noise doesn't affect braking...
Without hearing it i honestly couldnt say they could all be right and everything is worn out ,have you checked the brake pads for wear in case that is causing the noise like a worn brake disk (rotor) and as the pad wears down the metal on the pad backing is rubbing on the edge of the worn brake disk ?? take the wheel off and have a good look yourself