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Scientists continue to investigate the reduction of glaciers around the world with evidence pointing to global warming. Climbers made an amazing discovery 13,000 feet above King's Canyon in California's Sierra... More >>
2 days ago Friday, October 23 2020 Oct 23, 2020 Friday, October 23, 2020 5:25:41 PM CDT October 23, 2020 in Pat Shingleton Column
Around daybreak on October 23, 1947, the Bajkovs were having breakfast in a cafe in Marksville, LA. The cafe was suddenly filled with news that fish were falling from the... More >>
3 days ago Thursday, October 22 2020 Oct 22, 2020 Thursday, October 22, 2020 6:36:53 PM CDT October 22, 2020 in Pat Shingleton Column
We previously referenced noted the foggiest, cloudiest and snowiest city in Canada - St. John’s. Located on the Avalon Peninsula it is also known as the easternmost patch of land... More >>
1 week ago Wednesday, October 14 2020 Oct 14, 2020 Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:00:53 PM CDT October 14, 2020 in Pat Shingleton Column

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A couple of "look-backs" on this Fall Saturday morning...On this date in 1987, I was in Bermuda, accompanying my wife... More >>
4 weeks ago Saturday, September 26 2020 Sep 26, 2020 Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:00:00 AM CDT September 26, 2020 in Pat Shingleton Column
I noticed last March, prior to the postponed "St. Patrick's Day Parade, The Wearin' of the Green," that our seasonal... More >>
1 month ago Thursday, September 17 2020 Sep 17, 2020 Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM CDT September 17, 2020 in Pat Shingleton Column
In July, 1795, The HMS Andromache encountered a hurricane off Barbados. Here was the ship’s log entry: “…9 o’clock, gale... More >>
1 month ago Friday, September 11 2020 Sep 11, 2020 Friday, September 11, 2020 9:00:00 AM CDT September 11, 2020 in Pat Shingleton Column
Today marks the end of the peak 60-day-intervald for tropical storm development. Moving through the end of September and into... More >>
1 month ago Thursday, September 10 2020 Sep 10, 2020 Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:00:00 AM CDT September 10, 2020 in Pat Shingleton Column
"Sunday, September 9, 1900 revealed one of the most horrible sights that ever a civilized people looked upon." It was... More >>
1 month ago Wednesday, September 09 2020 Sep 9, 2020 Wednesday, September 09, 2020 9:00:00 AM CDT September 09, 2020 in Pat Shingleton Column

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