The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
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There has been much controversy over the Common Core, the attempt to set uniform standards in education by establishing a curriculum that children must master at various grade levels. The goal has been to raise the level of achievement in subjects such as reading, math and science in which American children have fallen behind. American education is competing with the educational systems of other countries that, according to test results, achieve greater success.

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Try one of these 20 summer burger recipes to shake up your grilling routine this season.

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Ditch the store-bought stuff and make your salad dressing from scratch.

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Grace Fae Dutton, 83, Eldorado, died Saturday, June 12, 2014, at Fountainview Nursing Home.

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Robert W. Noel, 81, McLeansboro, died noon Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion.

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Winda J. Wenzel, age 62 of Shawneetown, died peacefully on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in the Ridgway Nursing and Rehab Center.

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Anna Hayes, 89, resident of Eldorado, passed away Friday July 11, 2014, at Harrisburg Medical Center.

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Nada Juliet Upchurch, 90, Dahlgren, died 8:32 a.m. Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

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