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Outdoor music festival Saturday

The second annual WardStock music festival is from noon to 9:30 pm Saturday, August 24th, at Ward Lake.  Eleven local bands are scheduled to play, and bus and shuttle service will be available.  WardStock organizer Bill Meck gives the details.  WardStock

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