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Anakin, Solo, and Luke are this week's Humane Society of Decatur and Macon County Pet of the Week.

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When Guatemala’s schools in closed mid-March, teacher Gerardo Ixcoy invested his savings in a secondhand tricycle that he and his brother converted into a mobile classroom. Each day the 27-year-old set out pedaling among the cornfields of Santa Cruz del Quiché to bring socially distanced lessons to his sixth-graders' homes and yards.

MACON — Jimmy Dale Kater, 78, of Macon, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, July 20, 2020 in the same home he was born. Jimmy was b…

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Tubman and her two brothers decided to escape the plantation and head to Pennsylvania in 1849, when their owner passed away and they feared they would be sold. Her brothers became frightened and turned back.

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Sandler was roundly praised for his charismatic performance as a desperate jewel salesman in the Safdie brothers' exhausting and exhilarating “Uncut Gems.” His fans hoped he could find his way to an Oscar nod, but the crowded best actor category left him no room.

MOUNT ZION — Jean E. Barber 95, of Mt. Zion, IL passed away at 4:15 p.m., Tuesday, July 23, 2019, in Bement Healthcare Center.

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