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Macon entices its young to return home

Sometimes a community’s ability to survive and grow is based on its capacity to move into the future. Other communities are luckier. The future itself keeps coming back to Macon. Settled in the 1820s by pioneers traveling the Great Trail, a Native American trade route, Macon County experienced rapid growth when two railroad lines—the Northwest Railroad and the Hannibal and

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