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Pat Shingleton: "A Weatherman-Snow Stuck"

Pat Shingleton: "A Weatherman-Snow Stuck"

Posted 3:54 PM 11/21/2014 by Pat Shingleton

From 1979 through 1981, I commuted to Pittsburgh from Baton Rouge every week. I "returned home" to showcase the weather on WPXI, the NBC affiliate. My wife Mabyn, remained at "home," here in Baton Rouge. On one Monday morning I landed in Pittsburgh with snow falling at a rapid rate. By the time I (More)

11/19/2014

Pat Shingleton: "It's in the Water and Trees..."

Pat Shingleton: "It's in the Water and Trees..."

Posted 2:48 PM 11/18/2014 by Pat Shingleton

When Thomas Jefferson was Governor of Virginia, he designated 60 acres of land in Bourbon County, Kentucky for farming. Pioneers were instructed to build a permanent structure to raise, store and export "native corn." Corn was too perishable and bulky for transporting. Families consumed limited (More)

11/18/2014

Pat Shingleton: "Before UFO's..."

Pat Shingleton: "Before UFO's..."

Posted 3:54 PM 11/17/2014 by Pat Shingleton

During the very early days of air travel, unidentified flying objects were not referenced when folks looked to the skies. On November 17, 1896, hundreds in Sacramento watched three lights, illuminating a dark and stormy sky. The unusual object traveled 350 yards as it skirted rooftops. Five days (More)

11/15/2014

Pat Shingleton: 'A Quack Up...'

Pat Shingleton: 'A Quack Up...'

Posted 4:25 PM 11/14/2014 by Pat Shingleton

It's opening day of Duck Season for the Coast and West Zones. Luke Guarisco holds the title as champion duck caller for Avoca and Pecan Island Duck Clubs. Along with the Duck Dynasty stars, Austin McCullough and Hayes Alexander, Luke judges callers. Geese fly in a "V" formation to provide 80% (More)

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