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THE BEST OF TODAY’S PAPER: A special section honoring the best local student-athletes is the best local news you’ll find in today’s newspaper. (No link available.)

LOCALS IN THE NEWS: Volunteer Lois Rankin is one of the “12 Faces of Christmas.” | Columnist Tom Palmer writes about the volunteers who help Polk County’s environmental lands. (No link available) | Al and Thelma Penn are highlighted for their annual Christmas decorations.