The Mexico Ledger - Mexico, MO
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The world lost John Lennon far too early: The astonishingly talented Beatles musician and lyricist from Liverpool was only 40 when he was murdered in New York City in 1980. The songwriter would have celebrated his 75th birthday today, and in his honor, we're rounding up some of our favorite Lennon lyrics from his time with the Beatles as well as his solo discography. Click through the gallery above to see them all.

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By brenda fikeManaging EditorMcMillan, Hawthorne and Eugene Field elementary schools participated in the National Walk to School Day Oct. 7. The event was coordinated by school nurses who started their Johnson & Johnson...

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When noted American artist Norman Rockwell came to Paris, Missouri for a few days in  1945, he made quite an impression on the citizens of the small town. His sketches resulted in not only a four-page spread in one of the nation's...

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Obituary published Oct. 9, 2015 in The Mexico Ledger

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Death Notice published Oct. 9, 2015 in The Mexico Ledger

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump came to Las Vegas on Oct. 8, insulted most of his rivals, bashed the media, called the current crop of American leaders incompetent and promised to make America great again. Again.

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If it's possible to judge a city's dining scene by its burgers, then these 10 cities are America's food capitals. 

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If lovers want to exchange vows in the future, they might want to disclose credit scores now, a paper from the U.S. Federal...

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Tensions among three of the Republican presidential hopefuls vying for support from the establishment wing of the party burst into public view this week after their campaign vehicles were involved in a pileup en route to an event in Cedar Rapids,...

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Operations at the Shamrock Proppant plant in Mexico were shut down indefinitely on Thursday in the wake of the recent downturn in oil prices and a pullback in fracking operations.According to a report released Oct. 6 by the Energy...

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Officials in Charlotte, North Carolina, are considering whether to create ďpublic safety zones,Ē areas within the city where people with past convictions, and merely arrests, would be restricted from entering.

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