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Football fans and advertisers look forward to the Super Bowl, held every year in early February. The Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, hosts Super Bowl LV this weekend. The National Football League champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers meet the Kansas City Chiefs, the American Football...
Here we go again, the lowering of qualifications in order to prove a company or government entity has a “diverse” staff. I have quoted verbatim an advertisement for a job position from a Washington state corporation located on the “liberal westside” to illustrate my point (including the company...
Where can I get useful information about my medicines and supplements? Are you looking for information on one of your prescription medicines? Needing to know about which non-prescription medicine works best? Intrigued by a supplement or herbal product, but not sure whether you should try it...
The recent announcement by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) of a $2 million-plus dollar fine levied against Gebbers Farms for violations related to guest worker deaths during the COVID pandemic is setting off alarm bells within the agriculture community. With...
President Trump was impeached for the second time two weeks ago. Beyond the fact that the action was truly pointless, it is also un-American. Throughout our history we have stood for fairness. We have held that an individual is innocent until proven guilty. Trump was accused by the media and the...
This past week, my husband has sick with a low-grade fever, barking cough, nausea, diarrhea, and a tightness in his chest. After 3 days of this misery, we had him tested for COVID. Thankfully, his result came back negative. There are 2 types of cough: productive and non-productive. Coughing that...
Having guts to speak truth to power is not considered a common character attribute among Republicans nowadays because former President Donald Trump (as of Wednesday, Jan. 20) and his cronies have threatened to “primary” any in the GOP who don’t completely apply their lips to his buttocks on any...
Last week I shared with my reader(s?) our new status as a Third World Banana Republic and the hidden financial windfall therein for those here in the strategically located North Central Washington who act quickly to get in on the ground floor. Now it is time we get down to the serious...
Normally I confine this column to items of local interest involving issues germane to Quad City readers. Recent national developments, however, imply such opportunities to our sleepy little backwater that I cannot in good conscience keep them from the rest of you. We are now officially the world...
My clinic received their first allotment of COVID-19 vaccine Monday morning of this week. Hooray! We started vaccinating our clinic staff the very next day. I received my first dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine this week, and yesterday my pharmacy student Albert and I administered vaccine to my...

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