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    The many ways that people and towns in Southern Illinois is preparing for the solar eclipse Aug. 21.

The many ways that people and towns in Southern Illinois is preparing for the solar eclipse Aug. 21. Julian Lim jlim@mcclatchy.com
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See all of the BND’s coverage of the 2017 solar eclipse

July 23, 2017 8:26 AM