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Claremont Women's Leadership Conference set for Friday

Women seeking personal and professional growth need look no further than their own backyard. Claremont Lincoln University presents the Claremont Chamber of Commerce Women’s Leadership Conference on Friday, March 6 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Claremont. The conference is aimed at inspiring, motivating, and educating women in their own lives. Attendees will enjoy live presentations from notable speakers as well as a continental breakfast and lunch.

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Frances M. Conn

Laemmle theatergoers deal with bomb scare Sunday night

Theatergoers got a bit of a scare Sunday evening when Laemmle’s Claremont 5 received a bomb threat during the last screenings of the night. According to Claremont Lieutenant Mike Ciszek, officers were dispatched to the movie house located at 450 W. 2nd Street, at 10:38 p.m. after a staff member at the main box office received a phone call from an unknown male stating there was a bomb in the building. Within minutes, four officers from the Claremont Police Department arrived on scene, evacuating 50 people, including patrons and staff.

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LEX in the CITY: Tackling tough questions

Last week, I received a letter that posed some very specific language questions. Thank you Linda and Paul for reading the column and also for giving me some topics to tackle for this month’s article. Given that graduation is just around the corner for some, let’s begin with your first question: Where did “graduated high school” not “graduated from high school” originate?

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