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Are Vinyl Records Making A Comeback?

Yes, I'm old enough to remember vinyl records...I still have a bunch, and a turntable on which to play them! The old saying, "Everything 'old' is 'new' again" seems to be true with the way folks like to listen to music. As I said, I still have probably a couple of hundred albums, dozens of 45's, and even a few box sets! I've always thought vinyl sounded better than just about anything they've come up with over the years! Check out this article, and the surprising new statistics regarding good ol' vinyl records!

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¡Viva CES Las Vegas 2014!

What would life be like without electronics? Well, for one thing, you wouldn't be reading this epic piece of blogging, because there wouldn't be any computers, smart phones, tablets, or even radio! Every year about this time, electronics developers, manufacturers, and marketers all get together in Las Vegas, NV for the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES). This is where the "cutting edge" of technology is displayed.

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Latest Road Conditions From TxDOT

Here is the latest update on Texas road/highway conditions, courtesy of TxDOT:

*****   Sunday 12/8/13 5 p.m. UPDATE   *****

TxDOT MAKES PROGRESS REMOVING ICE FROM ROADWAYS, CAUTION STILL NEEDED FOR MONDAY MORNING COMMUTES AS TEMPERATURES FALL

Roads much better, but bridges remain a problem in North Texas due to black ice risk

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What Were the Most Popular Baby Names in 2013?

Picking a name for a baby can be tough, so maybe this study will help.

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Black Friday 2013 — A Guide to the Best Deals in Stores and Online

Black Friday has grown into a weekend of consumer-oriented festivities starting as early as 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. We've put together a guide as to who’s open when and what kinds of deals you can find when you shop, either at brick-and-mortar stores or on the Web:

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50th Anniversary of the Assasination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy

How much was he loved and respected? He told us we could fly to the moon... and we believed him.

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2003 Class of Cuero High to Hold Reunion

The Cuero High School class of 2003 will hold its 10 year reunion from 3 p.m. to midnight Nov. 16 at the Cotton Patch Party Ranch, Farm-to-Market 952 and Farm-to-Market 2656 (three-way stop) near Yorktown.

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LAX Shooting — Gunman Opens Fire at L.A. Airport, Kills One TSA Agent [UPDATED]

UPDATE 2:30 p.m. EST: NBC is reporting that one TSA agent was killed and three others wounded. Airport police shot and may have killed the gunman at the scene. The shooter, whose identity has not been confirmed, was taken into custody after being shot.

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Earl Pitts 10/30/13: Healthcare Website

Capitol Hill testimony...fingers of blame pointing in all directions...and the government's health care website still doesn't function correctly! Today, Earl examines how the country that gave the world the light bulb, movies, and, yes...computers, can't come up with a fully-functioning website to sell ObamaCare! In case you missed it this morning, we have it for you here!

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Earl Pitts 10/23/13: Government Smokescreens

Earl is suspicious. So are his friends at the Duck Inn. One scandal after another comes screaming out of the headlines, and each one seems to draw out attention off of the previous one. Could it be, there's a reason for all of this? If you missed Earl's commentary this morning, we have it for you here.

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Earl Pitts 10/17/13: The Founding Fathers Disagreed, Too!

A new poll has Earl a little troubled. Apparently, a segment of the U.S. population feels that the Founding Fathers of this country would be extremely disappointed with the political bickering and infighting that goes on in Washington, DC. Mr. Pitts asks, "Is it maybe time to bring back the days of Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton, and duels with pistols?" In case you missed this morning's episode, we have it for you here!

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Earl Pitts 10/16/13: No Real Shutdown

Earl thinks all of the hype surrounding the threatened government shutdown is, well, hype! To help put things into perspective, Mr. Pitts has a long list of government entities that continued to be a part of our daily lives while a selected few departments were "shut down." If you missed this morning's episode, we have it here.

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