The rotating sphere near the corner of Main Street and Ingraham Avenue that people call Sputnik has been repaired and is spinning again. It was installed nearly 50 years ago by the owner of Jenkins Lincoln Mercury, according to a Ledger article on the midcentury neon artifact.

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