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Until the Uniform Monday Holiday Act of 1971, George Washington’s birthday was always celebrated on February 22nd. Then it became known as President’s Day and is popularly viewed as a day to celebrate all U.S. presidents past and present. The ...

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Champions are pleased to live in a part of the world where there are still wild bears and the sighting of a majestic bald eagle is not a rare event.  The Missouri Department of Conservation has a GPS Tracking Study ...

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Groundhog Day came and went in Champion under a gray and gloomy sky where no shadow was cast by anything, animate or inanimate, ground hog or hound dog.  The Pennsylvania woodchuck saw his shadow.  The Champion whistle pig did not.  ...

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After a couple of days of much enjoyed sunshine, Champions were blessed with a gentle all day rain, the kind that soaks in and trickles right down through the limestone into the aquifer. It is the kind of rain that ...

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The red, blue, white, gold and green lights reflected on the wet tarmac were a dazzling sight as Champions recovered from the turbulence that brought them through the clouds Sunday evening. Those wheels touched the earth again and the g-forces ...

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Good news comes from Champion’s hub that the New Year has begun well and that the weather is on a warming trend. Lannie Hinote had great adventures getting back to Mountain Village, Alaska. It seemed like travel took about half ...

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EDINBURGH-December 30, 2016. Edinburg, Scotland County, Missouri is up on the northern border of the state, the second county west of the Mississippi River. There was a post office there from 1841 until 1845. Named after the ancestral home of ...

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EDINBURGH – December 23, 2016. The Winter Solstice came with a celebration of darkness and light and with great feasting and merry making. The shortest day of the year (quite short in Edinburgh–just 6 hours 39 minutes) brought new acquaintances ...

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EDINBURGH—December 19, 2016. The naughty and nice list is getting a lot of attention all around the world at this time of the year. When asked if a granddaughter had received what she wanted for Christmas one year, she replied, ...

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It does not happen everywhere in the world that a sashay down to the convenience store for a last minute cake mix involves passing a passel of equestrians. Bud and four of his buddies mounted up at 8:30 in the ...

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