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September 25, 2000


Agencies Gear Up to Fight Drug Labs

[FEB. 25, 2000]  It is as addictive as crack cocaine, cheap and easy to make with mostly legal substances and immensely profitable. It’s methamphetamine, the up-and-coming drug in the Heartland, and it’s being made in portable laboratories in Central Illinois. Because the problem is getting close to home, Lincoln area health and law enforcement agencies have set up two seminars to let the public know about the dangers of the drug and what can be done to stop its manufacture and distribution.

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                 TEACHING & LEARNING

Lincoln’s Own—Walking on Air


[FEB. 25, 2000]  Willie Hedrick, a University of Illinois student from Lincoln, will be going to Houston, Texas, to participate in fluid experiments for NASA. Hedrick and three others will be conducting experiments aboard the KC-135, a military tanker version of the Boeing 707 jetliner, while it is in the air.



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Pedestrian Traffic—Who Has the Right of Way?
[FEB. 25, 2000]  Lincoln Daily News wants to be a constructive player in making Logan County the best possible place to live. We encourage readers to submit to us specific complaints, concerns, and problems. Our ombudsman will contact the government agency or business that might be responsible for addressing the problem. We will publish the response we get from the responsible party. Lincoln Daily News will always approach this undertaking in a positive manner, seeking only to make things better. Today find out what the law says about pedestrians and traffic on Limit Street.

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- LCC Presents "Godspell"

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- Lincoln College Presents "Working"

- YMCA Soccer Registrations Due

- Conservation Tree Sale Underway

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Television, Radio, Semi Trailer Taken

   Some time between February 11 and February 13, 2000, unknown person(s) forced entry to a 1999 Freightliner semi tractor while it was parked in a lot between the Wendy’s restaurant and the Burwell Travel Plaza on Woodlawn Road.  The unknown person(s) broke a window and took a television and citizen band radio.  The semi tractor was moved and the trailer the tractor was attached to was taken.  The semi-trailer was loaded with washing compounds.  The semi-trailer was a 1992 box trailer, silver in color with Heartland Express on the side.  Unit number 6151, the trailer had Iowa license plates on it.

   Anyone with information concerning this incident or any other crime in the Lincoln/ Logan County area is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 217-732-3000.  Your information will be kept confidential and you may remain anonymous if you information leads to the arrest of the person or person(s) involved.  Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward up to $1500.00.  Crime Stoppers has an answering machine to answer your call.  This is to protect you if you wish to remain anonymous since your call cannot be traced with the machine.  You need to let us know how you can be contacted about the incident or you must watch to see if the subject has been arrested.  This is so we can make a pay out.













































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