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Community Relations Commission Looking to Educate the Community About Commonly Used Phrases

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Have you ever stopped and thought about the origin of the works you use in everyday conversations?
Phrases like “That’s so Gay”, or “Low man on the totem pole” are thrown around without any thought, but when the phrases where originally created they were used as a way to demoralize a race, religion or someone’s sexual orientation.

Weather Here Not as Bad as Elsewhere

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Strong to severe thunderstorms moved through the region once again yesterday, but much like the first round, they didn’t provide many problems, if any, in Galesburg.

The National Weather Service doesn’t have any storm reports for the immediate area, but storm spotters did tell forecasters that roughly one-and-a-third inches of rain fell in town in just three hours yesterday evening.