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Another typical day in the busiest community in central Illinois.

At left, from left, Logan County Board Chairman Terry Carlton, U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, Lincoln Mayor Keith Snyder and Logan County Emergency Management Agency Director Dan Fulscher hold the check signifying a $325,000 federal grant to continue EMA communication upgrades and to improve security at City Hall.

On the right, the all-new Global Tech training school had a ribbon-cut and grand opening. The school currently offers certified training in HVAC repair, but like the city of Lincoln, the trade school's future knows no bounds. The school hopes to add other trade classes in the future.

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Due to strong readership feedback, we have left pictorials in for the weekend edition. The first two are new albums posted Saturday from Mount Pulaski correspondent Phil Bertoni.)

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Friday, Aug. 21:

  • How did they survive? -- in pictures

  • Homes destroyed, badly damaged by storm -- in pictures

  • Farm community takes hit from storm -- in pictures

  • Aerial view of farmstead 1 south of Lincoln

  • Aerial view of farmstead 2 south of Lincoln

  • Aerial view of farmstead 3 south of Lincoln

  • Ground, crops show trail of damage

  • What a mess! An aerial view

  • Even timber took a hit. An aerial view

  • H1N1 flu and back-to-school

  • Democrats spar, try to escape Blagojevich shadow

  • Quinn: You can't text and drive

  • Lincoln Christian University hosting lectures, plenty to do at the park district, and balloon fest quiz in Close Up
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  • Police reports

  • Lincoln Jr. High School vs. West Lincoln

  • AP news

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Saturday, Aug. 15