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June 03, 2000

Learning To Walk Again

[FEB. 5, 2000]   Jodi Higgins loves to swim. With a swimming scholarship to Lincoln College, she competes regularly in the 50- and 100-yard freestyle. When she is not in the pool, she can be found participating in 5K road races and working out at least two days during the week. But her regular workouts aren’t just for looks. She is tackling her most challenging sport yet—learning to walk again.


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Washington-Monroe Jumps for Heart Health

[FEB. 5 2000]    Teachers, parents, students and alums at Washington-Monroe Elementary School pitched in to raise more than $1,000 for the American Heart Association Saturday. “This is the third year for the event,” said fifth-grade teacher Debbie Pettit, “and we have already exceeded our goal.”

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 Choosing child care

 Important decision for parents

[FEB. 4, 2000]  For Chip and Stephanie Schwarzentraub of Lincoln, choosing a day care program for their 5-month-old daughter, Sloan, was far from easy. The Schwarzentraubs aren't the first, and won't be the last parents faced with the difficulties of making a child care decision. There is however, a licensing program, implemented by the Department of Children and Family Services, to ensure that quality care is provided to every child in day care.

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