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Parting Shot -- Cubs win! Cubs win! 

Chicago Cubs players celebrate after winning Game 4 in baseball's National League Division Series Tuesday in Chicago. The Cubs won 4-6. They will now await the winner of the Los Angeles Dodgers-New York Mets series to play for the National League pennant.

The Tech Deck

Combat - Balancing the Dice

The dark forest is lit by a lone campfire. Four figures crouch next to it, eating heartily. “I can’t believe we did it, I mean we actually won!” Another speaks, “Well, my goblin friend, when the dice are on your side anything is possible. I’m gonna get some more ale … I think that fighter had some left in his pack.”

Eye On Boise

Small plane lands on Idaho interstate during rush hour

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A small airplane with a single engine that stopped working made a belly landing on Interstate 84 in Boise, Idaho, right at the start of rush hour traffic Tuesday morning. Two law enforcement...


An encounter with David Letterman 

Fellow Ball State University graduate David Letterman and I crossed paths once. Just once. I was a freshman in 1968 and Dave was a senior. I lived in Waggoner Hall, which at that time was a dorm for men only and was often referred to...

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