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In Texas, Mourning First Responders Who Paid With Their Lives – NYTimes.com

April 21, 2013 – Tragedy In Texas As Explosion at Fertilizer Plant Kills at Least 14:    Three-tenths of a mile from this town’s own ground zero, barely more than 24 hours after an explosion at a fertilizer plant tore through … Continue reading

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Library That Holds No Books.

February 9, 2013 – Library That Holds No Books: Texas County Plans to Open Facility That Will Offer Users Only Digital Editions (artist’s rendition above and below). A Texas county is set this fall to open one of the nation’s … Continue reading

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State Federal Spending versus Federal Taxes – Did your State Gain or Lose?

September 2, 2012 – – State Federal Spending versus Federal Taxes – Did Your State Gain or Lose: Some American States receive more in federal spending than they pay in federal taxes; others receive less. Over twenty years these fiscal … Continue reading

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Interactive Map of Broader Unemployment Rates by State.

February 2, 2012 – Broader Unemployment Rates, by State: Discouraged, Underemployed Workers In addition to the regular unemployment rate, the Labor Department tracks a broader measure, known as the U-6 rate, including those who want a job but have given … Continue reading

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An Earthquake Struck Central Oklahoma Early This Morning and Rocked Five States.

November 5, 2011 – An Earthquake Struck Central Oklahoma Early This Morning and Rocked Five States: An earthquake struck early Saturday, in central Oklahoma, knocking pictures off walls and waking people and pets as it shook an area that stretched … Continue reading

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Erratic Tropical Storm Lee Won’t go Away.

September 4, 2011 – Erratic Tropical Storm Lee Won’t Go Away: Drop of the keys Lee – Please go away. At 10AM Sunday, Tropical Storm Lee (TSL) was located 45 miles west of Morgan City Louisiana, with sustained winds of … Continue reading

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World Drought Map – A World in Crisis!

July 18, 2011 – – Drought Spreads Throughout United States and World: Floods, tornadoes, earthquakes, tsunamis and other extreme weather have left a trail of destruction during the first half of 2011. But this could be just the start to … Continue reading

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