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TOP STORIES

Board approves union contract; discusses coronerís office,
medical coverage for prisoners

[DEC. 20, 2000]  The Logan County Board Tuesday night unanimously approved a new contract with the Teamsters covering employees in the highway department.

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BUSINESS

An exotic getaway

Elegant new bed-and-breakfast
in downtown Lincoln

[DEC. 20, 2000]  Yesterday morning, Mayor Ritter and members of the Chamber of Commerce gathered with owners John and Jason Steffens in front of their new Eckertís Suites ó a bed-and-breakfast ó for a ribbon-cutting. You may already recognize the Steffens brothers; they own Eckertís Inc., Fine Furnishings and Fine Dining, and Grapes and Grounds at 121-123 S. Sangamon.

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BOOK LOOK

Children's book reviews

'Mouse's Christmas'

[DEC. 20, 2000]   It is a cold Christmas Eve and Mouse hasnít seen any of his friends for days. Wondering if they have forgotten him this Christmas, he decides to visit them all.

[book review]

'The Twelve Days of Christmas'

[DEC. 20, 2000]   This song is familiar to all, but itís Jan Brettís illustrations that make this book delightful.

[book review]

'The Dog Who Found Christmas'

[DEC. 20, 2000]   Buster, a very active puppy, finds himself alone and wandering the streets at Christmas time. 

[book review]

'Kit's Surprise: A Christmas Story'

[DEC. 20, 2000]   Kit and her best friend, Ruthie, were looking forward to the Christmas season until the Great Depression hit Kitís family hard.

[book review]

'The Christmas Eve Mystery'

[DEC. 20, 2000]   Do cattle kneel, or bees hum a hymn, or horses talk at midnight on Christmas Eve? Mike and Susan, child detectives, want to stay up late and hide in the hayloft of the riding stable to listen to the horses.

[book review]


 

SPORTS NEWS

LCHS girls vs. Olympia

LCHS boys vs. Springfield

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Hartsburg vs. Decatur St. Teresa

[sports report]

Illini Central vs. Midwest Central

[sports report]

 

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MOVIES & VIDEOS

'The Virgin Suicides'

[DEC. 20, 2000]  Everybody who sees this film reacts differently. Some say it was very good, while others hold that it was a terrible film and they are still trying to figure out what it was really about. What everyone seems to agree on is that it is very different.

[film review]


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It isn't too late

If you didn't get out to the Ho Ho Dough drawing Sunday, you haven't missed out.  It was postponed due to the weather.

Instead, the drawing will be TONIGHT (Wednesday, Dec. 20) at 6 o'clock at the north entrance of the Logan County Courthouse.

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OBITUARIES

- Florence Lessen

- R. Lyle Staats


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TONIGHT: The Fak's Machine

Mike Fak and Jim Ash host a community call-in show.  Their show airs on Lincoln Daily News over the MediaOne link every Wednesday night beginning at 7 p.m.

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