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Tuesday, November 28, 2000

The Festival of Trees opened Friday morning at the Logan County Courthouse.  Admission is free, and guests can vote on their favorite creatively decorated large and small Christmas trees, wreaths and swags.  The display is open from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and on Sundays from noon to 6 p.m.

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Everyone is invited

Caroling and candlelight tonight

[NOV. 28, 2000]  Everyone is invited to a community event at the Logan County Courthouse this evening. Enjoy an evening that harkens back to a simpler time and highlights our historic heritage.

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DARE lessons reviewed at LJHS

[NOV. 28, 2000]  Early on Monday morning, Officer Montcalm visited Mrs. Carrie’s health class again to present the DARE program to seventh graders at Lincoln Junior High. Today’s lesson, DARE session number nine, was a review of the information the students had been taught throughout the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program.

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HOME AND FAMILY

Part 2

Decorating your Christmas tree

[NOV. 28, 2000]  Just as fashion has changed through the years — from petticoats and corsets to bell-bottoms and platform shoes — so has the trimming of the Christmas tree.

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[Edward D. Jones owners and employees celebrate their move to a brand-new building with a ribbon-cutting this morning by Lincoln Mayor Joan Ritter, Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce directors and ambassadors. Edward D. Jones has relocated to 281 S. Kickapoo St.]


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Don't forget the humidifier filter

[NOV. 28, 2000]  Christmas shopping on Thanksgiving weekend usually goes its merry way without me. What I do on the day after Thanksgiving is go back to work. Many businesses have six holidays, and the Friday following Thanksgiving isn't one of them. Christmas and New Year's Day come soon, so I don't mind. One advantage is that right after Thanksgiving most offices are less crowded and more relaxed than stores.

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Illinois basketball
surprises and questions

By Greg Taylor

[NOV. 28, 2000]  Today, the LDN takes a look at five early-season surprises from Illinois men's basketball.

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SPORTS NEWS

Hartsburg-Emden vs. Waverly

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Mount Pulaski vs. Auburn

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Illini Central vs. Tremont

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Library event to include jugglers and lunch

[NOV. 28, 2000]  On Saturday, Dec. 2, the Lincoln Public Library will be hosting their annual "Teddy Bear Picnic." 

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