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Dixon,

city (1990 pop. 15,144), seat of Lee co., N Ill., on the Rock River; founded 1830, inc. 1857. Corn and soybeans are grown, cattle are raised, and there is light manufacturing. On the site of the Dixon Blockhouse is a statue of Abraham LincolnLincoln, Abraham
, 1809–65, 16th President of the United States (1861–65). Early Life

Born on Feb. 12, 1809, in a log cabin in backwoods Hardin co., Ky. (now Larue co.), he grew up on newly broken pioneer farms of the frontier.
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 as a youthful captain in the Black Hawk War. A correctional center is in Dixon.

Dixon

Willie, full name William James Dixon. 1915--92, US blues musician, songwriter, and record producer, whose songs have been recorded by many other artists
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Dixons Group has more than 1,400 stores across the UK, Ireland, the Nordic countries, France, Spain, Italy, Hungary and the Czech Republic.
We expect mobile devices to be very popular this Christmas so we're delighted to offer our customers this hot new accessory," said Stuart Carson, marketing director for Dixons.
The Dixons Group, which has more than 1,370 stores across the UK, Ireland, the Nordic countries, France, Spain, Italy, Hungary and the Czech Republic specializes in the sale of high technology consumer electronics.
Group headquarters are at Dixons House, Maylands Avenue, Hempel Hempstead, Hertsfordshire HP2 7TG.
System integrator Infogain was involved in the development of the multi-channel/multi-chain e-commerce system with individual front ends to recognize the branding of the various chains within the Dixons Stores Group.
With more than 1,150 stores across the UK, the Republic of Ireland, the Nordic region and the Iberian Peninsula, It trades through Dixons, Currys, PC World The Link in the UK and Eire, Elkj0p, in the Nordic region, and Ei System in Spain and Portugal.
Dixons Group plc (United Kingdom) is Europe's leading specialty retailer of consumer electronics, with more than 1,150 stores across the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, the Nordic region and the Iberian Peninsula.
Under the terms of the agreement, Dixons Store Group (DSG) purchases CardScan Executive units from Mobile Vision Distribution (MVD), Corex Technologies' European distributor.
Freeserve is wholly owned by Dixons Group PLC and was launched in September last year.
NYSE:CKP), the leading provider of radio frequency (RF)-based Electronic Article Surveillance Systems for retailers worldwide, will install its RF systems in 560 stores operated by Dixons Stores Group Ltd.
The Dixons also failed to file their individual income tax returns and pay their taxes during that same period.