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Mautino encourages women to apply for scholarship

Posted: Wednesday, Mar 25th, 2015
SPRING VALLEY, State Rep. Frank Mautino is encouraging eligible women to apply for undergraduate tuition assistance offered by the Conference of Women Legislators.
"Everyone deserves the opportunity to strive for the best and achieve all that they can in life," Mautino said. "The rising cost of college makes this a greater challenge every year, especially for women who had their
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Education Briefs

Posted: Wednesday, Mar 25th, 2015
MONMOUTH - Lydia Hill of Mendota performed with the Monmouth College Chorale during its annual spring tour, March 7-10. The 49-member mixed vocal ensemble presented concerts and performances in Minneapolis, Minn. and suburban Chicago.
The daughter of Steven and Melissa Hill of Mendota, Lydia is a freshman psychology major at the college.
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Military Briefs

Posted: Wednesday, Mar 25th, 2015
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Air Force Airman Reiss Avery graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Avery is the daughter of Lisa and Matthew Avery of Mendota and a 2014 graduate
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Carl’s Quiz

Modified: Wednesday, Mar 25th, 2015
On April 2, 1863, hundreds of women rioted in Richmond, Va. breaking windows and looting stores. What caused them to riot?

The answer to last week's quiz is: Martha Washington was the first woman to be pictured alone on a U.S. postage stamp. The 8-cent stamp was issued in November 1902.
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