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Another Piece of the Space Shuttle Columbia Found in Texas
Authorities in the East Texas city of Nacogdoches have found an object about four feet in diameter that NASA believes to be a power and water tank from the space shuttle Columbia. “It’s one of ours,” said NASA spokeswoman Lisa Malone. “We’re looking into whether we…
This Day in History for August 3 – NBA Formed and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1492 – Christopher Columbus sets sail from Palos de la Frontera, Spain (More info) 1900 – The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company is founded (More info) 1949 – The National Basketball Associa…
Expert Predicts Food Price Hikes [AUDIO]
An economist with the USDA is predicting substantial hikes in the price of food this year. The Wyoming Army National Guard will host their monthly memorial for veterans this month. Amy Richards has a report. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News. Read Original: Expert Predicts Food Price H…
Casey Anthony Attorney Jose Baez Eyes Book and TV Deals
Casey Anthony’s defense attorney, Jose Baez, who already has his eye on a gig as a TV legal analyst, reportedly met with a literary agent from Inkwell Management last week in the hopes of also landing a book deal. The agent, Richard Pine, already represents authors such as Arianna Huffington …
This Day in History for July 26 – USPS Established and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1775 – Congress establishes the United States Post Office and names Benjamin Franklin the first US Postmaster General (More info) 1908 – The Office of the Chief Examiner, which later becomes the Fed…
Arrestee Calls Officer a ‘Shetland Pony Perspirator’
A man was arrested in Casper on Saturday after officers received a call that a male was throwing fireworks out of a hotel window. Police officers responded to the Showboat Motel early Saturday morning after the night manager reported that 60-year-old Gene Stratton Carney was throwing fireworks out o…
California Politician Proposes South California as 51st State
We’ve been doing the 50-state thing since Hawaii got the nod in 1959. But if one California politician gets his way, we’re going to have to add another star to the flag. Jeff Stone, who sits on Riverside County Board of Supervisors, is proposing that his and 12 other counties in the so…
Glenn Beck Relocates to Texas
Texas is a pretty big place — but is it big enough for Glenn Beck? The Lone Star State is about to find out. Conservative pundit Beck, whose New York-based television show for Fox News was recently canceled — or he voluntarily left, depending on whom you ask — sold his $3.6 mill…

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