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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.


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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The government criminally prosecuted the Dixons for failing to file their income tax returns.
George Dixon was one of 19thcentury Birmingham's most signifi-cant and influential figures.
The boards of mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse Group plc and electrical retail company Dixons Retail plc announced on Thursday that they have recommended an all-share merger of Carphone and Dixons, to form a new consumer electricals, mobiles, connectivity and related services company which will be known as Dixons Carphone plc.
Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in North Hollywood to remember Maggie Dixon, the women's basketball coach at West Point, who died Thursday after suffering an irregular heartbeat.
Owner DSG International said Dixons would become an online retail operation.
The Dixons and their two children were not harmed, but Mr.
This profile explains the direction Dixons is taking, with estimated sales data and market shares, and analysis of key events which will affect the retailer's outlook over the coming years.
As the four walked by the Dixons, they made racial remarks, DeLana Dixon said.
One retailer positioned this way for the Christmas rush is PC City, a division of multi-billion dollar British electronics retail conglomerate, Dixons Group.
PC World has an excellent reputation for supplying customers with the latest PC technology products from respected brands in the industry," remarked Tony Clare, of Dixons Stores Group.