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September 26, 2000

State qualifiers in 4-H participate in a Home and Family Show at the Logan County Fairgrounds
[complete story coming tomorrow]


An interview with Jeff Mayfield

Tomczak next to tackle Lincoln High School football challenge

Part 2 of 6

[JULY 12, 2000]  A new football coach has hit town. Ron Tomczak faces many challenges coming into his first season with the Lincoln Railers. With this in mind Coach Tomczak has come here with a plan...with a strategy to turn things around. From July 11 through 17 you can read through a series of questions and answers from an interview conducted by LDN Sports Talk writer Jeff Mayfield with Coach Tomczak. Get the inside scoop on how Coach Tomczak sizes up our team in the CS8, his strategy, philosophy and training plans to manage our team.

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Part 1

Experience the
flea markets

Home-decorating bargains are close to home

[JULY 12, 2000]  Each month from April to November, hundreds of people flock to the Interstate Center in Bloomington with one thing on their mind – finding a bargain. With the trend to recycle pieces of the past and the eclectic style of home decorating more popular than ever, this local flea market and antique show is one of the hottest tickets around. People everywhere these days are decorating their homes with castoffs, garage sale finds and found treasures.

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Lincoln Daily News captured these young athletes in action during a Stop-n-Play session Wednesday morning at the Central School playground.  
Stop-n-Play is sponsored by the Lincoln Parents Center and the YMCA.  All parents are welcome to bring their small children to the play sessions which are usually held the 4th Wednesday of each month at the Library.

Click here to check out Young Athletes in Action!

"The Bipolar Child"

[JULY 12, 2000]  According to the "Mayo Clinic Family Clinic Health Book," bipolar disorder is a manic-depressive illness that is characterized by recurring periods of mental illness in which episodes of excitement and hyperactivity either occur alone or alternate with periods of depression. In their new book, "The Bipolar Child," Demitri and Janice Papolos examine this disorder in the earliest years of children. According to the authors, "It has long been thought in the psychiatric community that children could not be given a diagnosis of bipolar disorder until the mid to late teens and that mania in children was extremely rare…the disorder can begin very early in life and is far more common than was previously supposed."

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Lincoln Colts take second at
July 4 weekend tournament

[JULY 12, 2000]  The Lincoln HEAT Colt team (15- and 16-year-olds) took second place at the July 4 weekend River City Baseball Tournament in Evansville, Ind. The talented Colts began with a 13-2 win over Newburgh, Ind. Jeremy Ohmart, Derek Schrader and Danny Schick led the offense with three hits apiece, with Schrader banging out five RBIs, including a triple and home run. Blake Schoonover took the pitching win in the five-inning game, allowing five hits and striking out five.

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Gospel music program to be presented at
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on July 26

[JULY 12, 2000]  The 2000 Ambassadors of the Association Free Lutheran Bible School will be presenting a program of gospel music at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on Wednesday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m.

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