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Supporters of The Dalles Civic Auditorium visited the theater Tuesday morning to celebrate being awarded a $745,000 grant from the state of Oregon that will help pay for renovations. Left to right are: Dennis Morgan, president of the Civic Auditorium Historic Preservation Committee; Mayor Steve Lawrence; committee members Lisa Commander and Leon Surber; and Elizabeth Wallis, the Civic’s program manager. Below, Mahlcolm McDonald, a carpenter with Griffin Construction, works from a hydraulic lift about 30 feet off the ground.

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