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  • Health fair Friday at Turnstone
    The 22nd annual United Way and Organized Labor Community Health Fair will be 8 a.m. to noon Friday at Turnstone, 3320 N. Clinton St.
  • Military academy sessions planned
    The office of Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-3rd, will host meetings for students interested in applying to attend a military academy. All sessions run from 4 to 6 p.m.
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    A member of the staff of Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., will be at Eckhart Public Library in Auburn from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
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Civil War Hairstyles

Historical conference highlights Civil War era

Odds and ends used in women’s hair fashions during the Civil War were part of a demonstration at the Civil War conference.
Photos by Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
Kay Saunders of Washington, Ill., a frequent re-enactor with a performing dance group in Springfield, Ill., looks at different hairstyles that were popular during the Civil War. The presentation was part of the 2013 Midwest Civil War Civilian Conference at Hotel Fort Wayne at 305 E. Washington Center Road.

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