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May 22, 2013

'Run to the Wall' pit stop made in Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON — —

An estimated 800 cyclists from around the country made a pit stop in Mt. Vernon on Tuesday as one of the legs on the “Run to the Wall.” Veterans and their families take the trek to the nation's capitol for a Memorial Day service. The group began their journey in California. They visited Jefferson Barricks in St. Louis this morning before coming to Mt. Vernon, where they received gas at the B.P. service station on 44th Street and ate lunch at Dale's Harley-Davidson.

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    Mrs. Harlan's seventh grade students at Opdyke-Belle Rive Grade School displayed their projects at in the gymnasium of the OBR during the science fair on Wednesday. The students participated in the fair as part of their science grade. Students and staff were encouraged check out each display and ask questions about the experiments. Some of the projects included conducting electricity from lemons, bubble gum flavors that lasted the longest and which soil grew soy beans the best.

    In the name of science

    Mrs. Harlan's seventh grade students at Opdyke-Belle Rive Grade School displayed their projects at in the gymnasium of the OBR during the science fair on Wednesday. The students participated in the fair as part of their science  grade. Students and staff were encouraged check out each display and ask questions about the experiments. Some of the projects included conducting electricity from lemons, bubble gum flavors that lasted the longest and which soil grew soy beans the best.

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