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TOP STORIES

October is Domestic Violence
Awareness Month

Community gathering Thursday evening

[OCT. 12, 2000]  What is domestic violence and how does it affect you? Domestic violence is a pattern of assaultive and coercive behaviors, including physical, sexual and psychological attacks, as well as economic coercion, that adults or adolescents use against their intimate partners to gain or maintain power and control. To increase awareness of the prevalence of domestic violence in Logan County, the Domestic Abuse and Violence Task Force of the Healthy Communities Partnership is sponsoring a community gathering on Thursday, Oct. 12.

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An appeal for life

A nurse makes a presentation at LCS chapel on her efforts to make Congress, the healthcare industry and the public take notice.

[OCT. 12, 2000]  Lincoln Christian College and Seminary welcomed a brave warrior this morning. For over a year, Jill Stanic has been lobbying to stop live birth abortions at Christís Hospital in Chicago where she is a registered nurse.

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SPORTS TALK

Part 1

Area NFL teams
showing their muscle

By Jeff Mayfield

[OCT. 12, 2000]  At least thatís what the fans of the St. Louis Rams and Indianapolis Colts are saying. Both teams are off to a good start. In fact, the Rams are one of only two undefeated teams in the entire National Football League. The other of course, is the Minnesota Vikings. The Chicago Bears on the other hand are not flexing their muscles. But, do they have the personnel that those other teams have? This week the LDN offers up a progress report and prognosticates on what the future may hold.

[sports commentary]


SPORTS NEWS

Lincolnís wooden bat team
extends record to 7-1

[OCT. 12, 2000]  Lincolnís wooden bat high school team continued its winning ways last Sunday, taking a doubleheader, 1-0 and 7-2, from the Normal-based MacDonald All-Star team in games at Lincoln College. The All-Stars had players from Normal Community, Bloomington High School, Quincy, Galesburg, Streator and Prairie Central. The Lincoln team now stands at 7-1 in its fall season. In weather more fitting for winter football, the team faced natureís elements in extraordinary fashion.

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MOVIES & VIDEOS

"All the Little Animals"

[OCT. 12, 2000]  A recent release on video, "All the Little Animals," is a quality story about a mentally handicapped young man who escapes from danger and temporarily finds happiness, only to have danger once again seek to destroy him and take all that belongs to him.

[film review]


ORGANIZATIONS

Zontaís annual turkey dinner will be Sunday, Nov. 5

[OCT. 12, 2000]  The Zonta Club of Lincoln is sponsoring their annual turkey dinner fund-raiser on Sunday, Nov. 5, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Lincoln Community High School cafeteria, where over a thousand people are expected to share a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings plus dessert and drinks.

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Ladies singing group welcomes guests at rehearsal

[OCT. 12, 2000]  Ladies, young and young at heart: Do you sing with a school group or a church choir? An area cappella ladies group is looking for additional singers. With the Christmas season drawing near, this group will be studying and singing Christmas music arranged in four-part harmony. Most of these songs you will already be familiar with. We have several singing engagements already scheduled, and this would be a good time to visit a rehearsal.

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- MML responds to SOS presentation

- Council still seeking leaf disposal solution

- Landfill to be open extended hours

- Fall color

- Book reviews

"Ereth's Birthday"

"Postcards to Father Abraham"

- LDNís coverage of local controversies

- Volleyball: LCHS vs. Jacksonville

- Volleyball: Hartsburg-Emden vs. Greenview

- Volleyball: Mount Pulaski vs. Rochester

- Volleyball: Olympia vs. U-High

- LCHS golfer participates in sectional

- Olympia golfers narrowly miss advancing to state

- Lincoln hosts three-way swim meet

- Olympia swimmers vs. Limestone

- Special Deliveries sibling class scheduled

- Letter: Thanks from Healthy Communities Partnership

- Letter: Thanks from the Klockenga family

- Webb Lectureship to feature Dr. Sidney Greidanus