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recognition for volunteerism goes to Jackie Baker and Theresa
Pictured from left are Amy Martin,
acting deputy director of the Office of Regional Outreach, Illinois
Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity; Jacquelyn
Baker of Main Street Lincoln, Volunteer of the Year 2011; Lauren
Adkins, manager of the Field Services Division, National Main Street
Center, National Trust for Historic Preservation; Mitzi
Brandenburg, coordinator of the Illinois Main Street program in
Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity; and
Theresa Richert of Main Street Lincoln, Volunteer of the Year
2011. More information is in today's Top Stories.
undated photo provided by the Bellevue, Wash., Police Department, shows Sky
Metalwala, who is currently 2 years old, with his mother. The toddler was
reported missing Sunday after his mother told police she left him
sleeping alone in her unlocked car for an hour after it ran out of gas, while
she and her 4-year-old daughter walked to a gas station.
Shoe Sensation is now open! Robin
Whitacre stands in the boot department of Lincoln’s newest
retail business: Shoe Sensation. Whitacre, a native of Lincoln,
has been hired as the store manager.
Tuesday afternoon the store was open for business, and
customers were buying. The store carries a full line of shoes
for the family, including work, dress and athletic. Commenting
on the new store, Whitacre said, “We have everything, and our
kids' section is awesome!”
Veterans Day reminder: military
service and Social Security ... Autumn offers lessons for retirement
... Oct. questions and answers from
Social Security ... Are you retirement ready? What you
need to consider.
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photo released by the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi on Tuesday shows a fresco painted by Giotto in the famed
basilica, where an art historian has spied a horned devil hidden in
the frescoed clouds. The Franciscans say the surprising detail in
the upper level of the basilica had
likely escaped notice for eight centuries despite all the attention
that Giotto's cycle of frescoes receives from art lovers.
Penn State football coach Joe Paterno gestures as his
son, Scott Paterno, ushers him past media members after arriving at
his home Tuesday in State College, Pa. Paterno's
support among the Penn State board of trustees was described as
"eroding" Tuesday, threatening to end the 84-year-old coach's career
amid a child sex-abuse scandal involving a former assistant and
one-time heir apparent.