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Alton Telegraph Newspaper Archive: May 23, 1999 - Page 1

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   Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1999, Alton, Illinois                                Hi r M4 i J ito dn the Legislature approved Gov for Alton to obtain federal matching funds for improve FlttST ipeMihg metttS to RiverfrontPark Pedestrian plaza Riverboat landing A m 80 years fi for jV NOTE TMs is t the ifirstpf a threepart series violentstormsthat have the V ftj j mgntmareuto5 tornado1 their sleeping town at t s5 fiin a m disaster 6 40 I t been 51 i PagesA it seems like yes terday saw fright ening cloud twist ing toward our Miller said i t He andhis family huddled in a shallow dirt cellar and heard the 200 mph winds whip their We heardourhome explode into a hundred piebes above our Jhe twister carried broken pieces of our a mile through the Miller climbed out of disbelief 1 fl Ridaand Roll on River Road By KERRY SMITH Telegraph staff Writer i ALTON The the cychsts pedaled to and from Grafton during Saturdays annual RiverlRoad Ride and Roll to stretch both their musclesand the cation1 outreach Pride From 10am to cyclists from thrpugh 76 could be seen journeying hugging andenjoy ing the two1 lanes of the Great River iRoad that were blocked off Illinois of Pride executive directorSue Roll vthan usd oh public beautificatioh projects throughout the River Bendr Pride Inc has been in tencesince 1966 as a nohpVdfit organization focused on beaii tifying the greater Alton This bike ride is a great S i 7 The SMITH Were hoping we drew closetto Renae Eldridge of Alton skated down Road Saturday with her fatherinlaw Terry 500 riders today Its trulyra Eldridge of Godfrey and Michelle Schield of Alton at the annual River Road Ride and Roll family but Patrick and Carol McManus of Edwardsville took the bicycle tandem route carrying along their Ryari and Jonathan C scandal started here Telegraph readers may as part of a schpol program remember him fromhis days that matched as a in dent for the Alton newspaper drew Evening Telegraph a graduate That was the year the dent in Senate was debating Journalism at Northwestern posal1 replace Locks and in   

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