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Christmas in the Canyon tradition continues this weekend
FULTON, Ill. -- Christmas is in the air, and in the canyon in Fulton, as the annual Christmas in the Canyon celebration kicks off the holiday season on Saturday. Originally started by Harold and Thelma Wierenga, the Christmas in the Canyon traditionContinued ...
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- Christmas in the Canyon tradition continues this weekend
College basketball: Cougars fall short of upset
CLINTON -- They're just young men learning about life and a little basketball along the way. Clinton Community College fell to Rock Valley for the second time in a month, but this time it was much closer, and the Cougars had their chances to win theContinued ...
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Most U.S. silent films have been lost
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The vast majority of feature-length silent films made in America have been lost due to decay and neglect over the past 100 years, allowing an original 20th century art form to all but disappear, according to a study released WednesContinued ...
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Wags and barks speak volumes when talking to dogs
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages? Dr. Gary Weitzman, president ofContinued ...
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Jameis Winston investigation clouds Heisman
The 12-game regular season once again won't provide clear answers as to the best teams in college football -- nor will it settle who should win the Heisman Trophy. On the field, No. 1 Florida State's quarterback Jameis Winston is outstanding. It's anContinued ...
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- National News
Obama: Inequality a challenge
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama turned his focus Wednesday to the pocketbook issues that Americans consistently rank as a top concern, arguing that the dream of upward economic mobility is breaking down and the growing income gap is a "defiContinued ...
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- Food & Health
Restless leg syndrome not a laughing matter
DEAR DR. ROACH: Why do people snicker when I tell them I have RLS? They wouldn't laugh if they knew the amount of sleep deprivation I have endured during the 20 years it took to correctly diagnose it. I think if it hadn't been for Sinemet (levodopa aContinued ...
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Federal agents search home of former GOP lawmaker
DES MOINES -- Federal agents recently searched the home of a former state senator and seized computers and other materials. The Des Moines Register reports Wednesday that agents from the FBI searched Kent Sorenson's home on Nov. 20. Sorenson's attornContinued ...
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Deere expands share buyback program
MOLINE, Ill. -- Deere & Co. said Wednesday that its board of directors approved an increase to the company's share buyback program. It also declared a quarterly dividend. The tractor maker said that it will boost its share buyback program by $8 billiContinued ...
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Students build toward learning
CLINTON -- Building robots and small cities out of Legos is more than just a game for students at Camanche Elementary School and River Bend Middle School. It is a chance to win a national championship. The For Inspiration and Recognition of Science aContinued ...
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