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January 17, 2019


Deer get diseases, CWD may be the worst
The headlines keep coming, Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) keeps spreading. The one that maybe surprised me the most was the 155 cases detected in hunter-submitted samples from 5,000 deer shot in Arkansas this fall by the end of November. If you like percentages, that's 3%. Not good!
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
All about bits
You might have heard the word before, but most people don't know what a "bit" actually is. It's a unit of measurement for computers. A bit is actually just a one or a zero. That seems like it might not be useful, but a bit makes up everything we do on computers. Eight bits equals one byte, which is usually used to represent a letter. These ones and zeros are also known as "binary code," due to having only two values.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
It's illegal to have a horn that does not work
Question: I noticed that the horn on my vehicle does not work. Is there a law that says a vehicle must have a working horn and when it can be used?
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Tropical anniversary - Part II
Welcome back to Hawaii!
OK, welcome back to my tales from the United States' tropical paradise. Before we leave Oahu, I've got one more story to share - a sad testimony on my fitness.
One of the must-see spots on Oahu is Diamondhead. It's the island's most recognizable mountain (well, actually it's a crater). From the top of it you get spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and Honolulu.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The miracle of Jayme Closs
There was a sigh of relief in area homes and across the Midwest, with last week's news Jayme Closs was found alive.
We all watched in amazement as news unfolded. Not only did Jayme bravely escape captivity, the events that followed seemed to work out flawlessly.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Feeling nostalgic about turning back the clock
There's just something about a game in Comfrey that gives me a feeling of nostalgia.
Comfrey's gym is actually one of the newer facilities in the area, as it was built after the 1998 tornado.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019






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