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Biden wins White House, vowing new direction for divided US

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by a historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil. His victory came after more than three…

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The  senior class of 2020 returned to the Leon campus on Thursday, May 21 for one last stroll around the school. Friends and family cheered from the elementary and high school parking lots as the seniors made the long walk.  Before the stroll, seniors were allowed to clean out lockers, hand in final projects and…

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Big Boy 4014 makes stop in Jewett

Photos from Saturday, November 9.       Union Pacific’s historic Big Boy steam engine on a tour of the U.P. system to commemorate the transcontinental railroad’s 150th anniversary. The engine made a 30 minute stop in Jewett with as many as 2,000 on hand to see the massive engine.

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