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September 25, 2000


Every Day Different for Firefighter
Inspector Mark Miller has “the best job on the planet”

[FEB. 26, 2000]  For most of us, it sometimes seems like we live at our workplace. We may even feel like we eat, sleep and breathe our jobs. However, when 5 o’clock rolls around, we jump in our vehicles and head home. But for Fire Inspector Mark Miller and his colleagues, the day doesn’t end after an eight-hour shift. They still have 16 more hours to go.    

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Litter: An Itemized List

[FEB. 29, 2000]  Have you seen too much trash on the ground lately? One staff writer did. Here's what she says: The temperature went up, the snow piles went down, the sun came out and what a mess in sight: trash.  Suddenly the careless discards of recent weeks lay exposed on the ground. Whether dropped on the spot or windblown from who knows where, they became the most noticeable items on streets no longer covered with snow.  Read the em space to find out exactly what she found littering one short block.


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[FEB 29, 2000]   Every fourth year we have a leap year. Today is that special day. Take a look inside at By the Numbers. Check out the important leap day dates. Where did this "extra day" come from? What happened historically on this day? Find out!


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Announcements --

- Ticket Sale Times Announced for March 1 Regional Game

- Donors Add to LJHS Summer Band Camp Scholarship Fund

- LCHS Honor Rolls Posted

- Conservation Tree Sale Underway

- Mount Pulaski Hosts Fundraiser for Visitors Center

Other News --

- Calligraphy With Kindness

- Playing It Safe

- Agencies Gear Up to Fight Drug Labs

- Lincoln's Own--Walking on Air

- One Step Ahead

- Explosion

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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