Aledo Times Record - Aledo, IL
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By now even non-motorheads should know what a “hot hatch” is; this car, the 2015 VW GTI, is the seventh generation of the original hotrod hatchback that spawned the term, and then an entire global genre of cars. The GTI has been around for so long that when it was time to replace my beloved BMW 2002 (another icon), I came this close to buying the VW. Ever since then, 1976, VW has kept the GTI name — sometimes daringly spelled Gti — for amped-up versions of its basic Golf.

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The Joy Community Festival will be held all day Saturday, June 13.

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Bruce Jenner makes the transgender journey into womanhood. What do I do with that? Does it have anything to do with me? It does.

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You don't want to mess with Nikki and

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You know by now, no doubt, that former U.S. House Speak […]

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Reader question: My sister and I have been in our home since the mid-‘90s and only have a $40K mortgage. She is the only one on the mortgage, and we are BOTH on the deed. The problem is we don’t get along, she has cancer and hasn’t worked but is...

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DAVENPORT, Iowa—Young writers who wish to experiment with a variety of creative techniques are invited to participate in St. Ambrose University’s Young Writer’s Camp this summer. The camp, intended for students entering grades 3-9,...

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Aledo, Ill. – Hundreds of people will participate in Relay For Life of Mercer County on Saturday, June 27th from noon to midnight at Central Park in Aledo. Relay For Life will honor cancer survivors, their caregivers, and pay tribute to those...

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