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British Healthcare Plan Sounding Better and Better All the Time!

A ?15% premium hike last year was followed by a 19% rise in cost this year for my health insurance. That's on top of a 10% increase in my copay from 20% to 30% and a $1000 rise in my deductible

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A Tribute to One of my Favorite Actors  Characters!

Here's to you Gus Robert! C):-) n

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It's Official!

I posted an article the other day  about a huge hailstone that fell near the South Dakota state capitol of Pierre. Well, it's

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South Dakota- Home of the World's Largest...

Well, it's not official yet but South Dakota may be home to a new world record. It measures 8 inches in diameter and has a circumference of 18.75 inches! (unofficially of course) What is it?

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A Great Quote

"We're now looking at a scenario where response plans include lighting the ocean on fire, pouring potent chemicals into the water, and using trash and human hair to stop the flow of oil. If this is

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The Fool On the Hill; The Song and the Story

    This song was originally done by the Beatles, but I actually prefer the version done by Sergio Mendes and Brasil 66 (below) who had the hit on it, taking it to #6 on the charts. This

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Tornado Safety Rules

With the recent tragic and death causing tornado outbreak in the Southern U.S., and it being "Severe Weather Week" in South Dakota, I thought it might be a good time to post these rules. Those of us

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Mother Gives Her Life to Save Children From Twister

p; A mother of 3 children died shielding them under a mattress in Yazoo County from a tornado that threw her mobile home 100 yards. Nikki Carpenter, 31, was getting her three boys, Austin, 1,

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How Old Are You In Days?

Ever wonder how many DAYS old you are? Me neither, but it was kind of fun to find out anyhow! Here's a neat little website that will "do the math" for you! It will tell you the number of days,

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Native American Inmates Find Hope Through Art Work

p; Inmates have a lot of time on their hands while serving out their sentences in the South Dakota State Penitentiary. But some Native American inmates have found a way to connect to their background

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Tornado Destruction in Yazoo City (video)

Tornado devastates portions of Mississippi. Video taken at Hwy 49 Hwy 16 on the south side of Yazoo City. n

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Severe Weather; Tornadoes Hit Louisiana  Mississippi, Two Deaths Reported

A large storm is making it's way across central Mississippi, and has spawned several tornadoes.  One tornado has hit the counties of Issaquena, Warren, and Yazoo counties. Substantial damage is

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What Happens When the Kids Take Your Keys Away

DON'T LAUGH, THIS COULD HAPPEN TO YOU!       A Biker and His Babe......Kind of gives new meaning to the term back seat driver! C):-)   n

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10 Reasons You Should Pull Over Immediately

p;  Cars are very reliable these days, and it's easy to forget that you can still have an emergency. Here's a Top 10 (make it 12) list of the things that should cause you to

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George Strait Sets Billboard Record

p;     Thirty years into his country music career the "King of Country" is showing no signs of giving up his throne. Strait reached a Billboard   

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Minnesota Twins Win First Game in Their New Stadium

The Twins defeated the Boston Red Sox 5-2 in their fist game played in Target Field today; their brand-new stadium in Mineapolis. It was a game of many firsts. First RBI hit in the new park was hit

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South Dakota #1 on Facebook!

South Dakota takes top spot for number of people on Facebook.  At 31.1% of it's population registered on Facebook it has the highest percentage of any state in the U.S. I just recently joined

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Anne Murray Calling it Quits

Anne Murray has decided to retire from her music career after spending nearly two thirds of her life as a singer. She opened up the field for her fellow Canadian artists throughout her

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Last Supper Painting

The famous Last Supper painting has seen the size of the meals in it grow over the years. In 52 paintings done since the original version, between the years 1000 and 2000, the size of the main

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You Tell ME How He Does It!

   I don't understand the language OR how he does the trick! lol It's fun to watch though! C):-)   n

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South Dakota Doctor Was Pioneer in Cancer Research

One probably wouldn't think of South Dakota as being on the fore front of cancer research, especially back in 1948. Sioux Falls would have been a tiny little community back then. But at least

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Popular Science Magazine Archives Now Online

Popular Science magazine and Google have gotten together to offer the ENTIRE archive of Popular Science magazine online free! It won't only bring back great memories for long time readers, it covers

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Don't Forget! The New Discovery Channel Series Starts Sunday!

Just a reminder that the new series "LIFE" on Discovery Channel starts this Sunday the 21st at 8:00 eastern! For more info and video peeks at the new series go to:

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And the Woman of the Year Award Goes To...

                 Woman of the Year?? n

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