posted: 5 mins ago
"Texas lawmakers push to extend the school year
https://abc13.com/e ducation/texas-lawmakers- push-to-extend-the-school -year/5138848/
AUSTIN, Texas (KTRK) -- There's talk in Austin about extending the academic school year by at least one month.
Lawmakers are crafting an education bill to change how the state funds schools. It includes allowing districts to add at least 30 days to the school year.
Several superintendents support the idea, saying it would give teachers more time to help students who st..."
posted: 20 mins ago
"FEMA Online Courses - Free
@Stealth83: Recommend that I periodically post something with self emergency response after my thread titled "Preparing for an Emergency."
FEMA offers free online courses. They cover a wide topic; safety, security, health, radiation, multiple emergency subjects, admin, ect.
The following are the basics and sometimes a pre-request for other courses or residential classes. They are:
IS-100.c Introducti on to the Incident Command System
IS-200.b ICS for Single Resources and..."
posted: 1 hr, 39 mins ago
"Things a man wouldn't usually say...unless working on a car.
Had to replace the oil sending unit on my suburban today, something that should've been simple, but thanks to GM engineering it was a pain in the ass. Got me thinking, probably a few things are said only working on a car.
Today's theme was "if only it was a few inches shorter."..."
posted: 1 hr, 49 mins ago
I hate them. They are straight from the Devil himself. They must be rousing from their slumber because I have killed two in the house in less than 24 hours. Let's hope that is the last of them. They serve no useful purpose...."
posted: 2 hrs, 21 mins ago
"Father spinning gun on finger accidentally shoots self at daughter's birthday party
https://www .kingwood.com/message_boa rd/forumimgs/Kingwood2750 82175454.jpg
posted: 2 hrs, 36 mins ago
"Florida man reported $18,497 income, receives $980,000 IRS refund
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LY NCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- A Florida man thought he had some luck when a $980,000 refund check arrived at his door.
Ramon Christopher Blanchett, of Tampa, Florida, managed to nab that large sum of money after submitting a self-prepared tax return.
The man allegedly claimed that he earned a total of $18,496 in wages - and that he had withheld $1 mill..."
posted: 2 hrs, 50 mins ago
"I got a Christmas card from a friend yesterday
I wish it could talk and tell me where it's been... no date on it from the post office.... just those little lines on the bottom...."