Tuesday, November 2nd. Day 306 of 2021
It’s Deviled Egg Day. I’ll pass
1920: The first commercial radio station in America, KDKA of Pittsburgh, PA, began regular broadcasting
1948: Harry S. Truman defeated Thomas E. Dewey for the U.S. presidency. The Chicago Tribune published an early edition that had the headline “DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN.”
1983: President Reagan signed a bill establishing a federal holiday on the third Monday of January in honor of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
1992: Magic Johnson retired from the NBA again, this time for good because of fear due to his HIV infection
2016: The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in the World Series. It ended the longest Major League Baseball championship drought at 108 years
In the News: Two dead, child wounded in Lenoir shooting…Pedestrian killed in Hickory…22 new cases of COVID-19 over weekend in Alexander County…Taylorsville Town Council meets today…Taylorsville man charged with assault…Alexander County man facing felony drug counts in Hickory
Weather: Temps are cooling, Sunny today high in low 60’s
Sports: Cougar Basketball begins practice…North Iredell and Foard Volleyball in Regional Final today…World Series Game VI tonight in Houston…KC survives against Giants…Hornets fall at home
Happy Birthday: Ken Rosewall, Jay Black, Patrick Buchanan, Stefanie Powers, J. D. Souther, Maxine Nightingale, David Schwimmer, Nelly
According to www.gasbuddy.com the average price of gas in North Carolina today is $3.24 per gallon. One year ago the price was $1.89 ! How do feel about shutting down those pipelines ?
Oregon city limiting church from feeding homeless https://www.vice.com/en/article/4awyqw/oregon-brookings-ordinance-limits-churches-from-feeding-homeless
Quote of the Day:” Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues”… Napoleon Bonaparte