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Please include the who, what, where, when and why. Give day and date, times in a.m. or p.m., and include addresses with nearest cross street. Include a name and phone number our readers can call for more information. DO NOT TYPE IN ALL CAPITALS, or use unnecessary abbreviations. Please keep items to 200 words.
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Files must be less than 1.95 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png.
Files must be less than 50 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png avi mov mp3 ogg wav mpeg mp4.