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March 11, 2011 I turned on the TV at a condo in Honolulu, Hawaii and was horrified to see live pictures of a tsunami plowing through Sendai Airport, my airport.

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Some might spell it r-i-v-a-l.

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February 19, 2014

A work in progress

The shell is up.

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When McLean County’s sheriff for 16 years, Don Charging, announced his recent decision to not seek re-election when his term ends this year, he wasn’t shooting from the hip.

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The most pertinent question of the night?

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February 5, 2014

The pantry is open

The need is great – far greater than most realize.

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February 5, 2014

Tackle no longer secret

While Daniel and Peter Olson have become somewhat famous in their home community, their fledgling fishing tackle business is going viral around the world.

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Area real estate sales agents are warming up to the idea that winter, the slower season of selling, will soon be behind them.

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January 29, 2014

Woman on a mission

Just four months ago, Bonnie Anderson was sitting under a mango tree in South Sudan with about a dozen women in 90 degree heat talking about what causes malaria.

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January 22, 2014

Heavy foot = heavy fines

Years ago, Washburn was known as a speed trap.

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