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September 13 09:18 AM
In January, Congress extended some of the 2008 Farm Bill programs for nine months. This didn’t include important disaster assistance programs for farmers and ranchers. On Sept. 30, many of these programs will expire, leaving producers and rural communities without a wide variety of Farm Bill programs.
September 13 09:18 AM
"On Sept. 9 we received the news that U.S. Forest Service Engine Capt. Token Adams lost his life while scouting a fire on the Santa Fe National Forest in New Mexico. Token and his family are in our thoughts and prayers following this tragedy, as we honor his lifetime of service to our Nation.
September 13 09:18 AM
Moments after jumping, Debbie Williams, a fifth-grade teacher from Post, Texas, attempted to perform a “corkscrew,” which is some sort of aerial maneuver. Instead, she smacked into another diver at something like 50 miles per hour. The impact knocked her as cold as day-old pizza before she had any chance to open her chute.
September 06 09:49 AM
Maybe I read more than I should and maybe I think a lot more than I should, too, but didn't the sheriff say he was saving tax dollars by extending the service life of the vehicles out of one side of his mouth while spending tax money to update the decaling on the patrol units?.
September 06 09:49 AM
The broad impacts that immigration reform would have for our economy are well documented. According to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office and Social Security Office of the Chief Actuary, the bipartisan Senate immigration reform bill would boost our economy by 3.
September 06 09:49 AM
The out-of-town “escape” did not, unfortunately, slow down the happy birthday parade of calls, texts and e-mails that followed the obligatory office “birthday party” a day early (Thursday). And, yes, the mailman did bring the usual assortment of birthday cards from.
September 06 09:49 AM
The Bible says, “And a child shall lead (teach in this case) them.” More lessons from the nursery … God has again used a newborn child to teach me some important spiritual truths. The latest course of instruction concerns eating, an area in which every child excels.
September 06 09:49 AM
Since the number of meth labs seized may be a rough indicator of the number of meth users, this indicates that meth use is also on the rise. When one factors in the huge seizures of meth along the southern border with Mexico, the premise that meth use is on the rise is no stretch of the imagination.
August 30 01:24 PM
Another concern is that sex workers comprise a very high percentage of crystal meth users, and this increases the risk of HIV sexual transmission. In addition, China is concerned that young people under age 35 are most likely to use new synthetic drugs such as “new ice.

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