Wednesday, March 26, 2008

US Hwy 80 to be Officially Dedicated as Korean War Veteran Memorial Hwy
This Friday, March 28 at 1:30 pm, US Highway 80 will officially be dedicated as the Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway, honoring all the veterans of that conflict. Ceremonies will take place at the Bibb County Sports Complex in Macon. Guest speaker will be M/Gen Terry Nesbitt, Adjutant General for the State of Georgia.

Georgia DOT Downtown Connector Resurfacing Project Fact Sheet
Project PurposeThe purpose of the project is to resurface a portion of the I-75/I85 Downtown Connector corridor. The roadway was last resurfaced in 1995, prior to the 1996 Sumer Olympics. Asphaltic concrete has a 10-12 year life span.

Dell’s ‘Plant a Tree for Me’ Program Goes Retail with
We thought this was interesting enough to pass on to our environmentally conscious readers. Whether you buy into the global warming thing or not, whether you think the carbon exchange program is nuts or noble, they're planting a tree and that's not a bad thing. Working to make the planet a little cleaner and healthier isn't a bad thing either... :
(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dell customers looking for an environmentally-responsible computing option at can now help offset the carbon impact of the electricity required to power their laptop or desktop, an extension of Dell’s Plant a Tree for Me” program.

High Court Okays Federal Rule on Cutting Health Benefits
( - The Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a federal policy that allows employers to reduce their health insurance expenses for retired workers once they turn 65 and qualify for Medicare.

Missouri GOP Playing Machine Politics with Ron Paul Delegates
(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Ron Paul campaign has been receiving reports that Missouri GOP rules have been violated in the set-up and execution of several county Republican caucuses.

Lead is everywhere it seems...
We should probably put this one in our Recall Roundup blog rather than here since so many of the recalls involve lead these days. However, since I've ranted before about China and lead, I thought I'd share this info on crowns (for teeth) here so I could comment.

Note: No, this isn't here by accident, it's not spam! We're on the list to get updates from this group, thought this one was somewhat interesting from a number of viewpoints so we're sharing. Older Americans, Hispanics, African-Americans, Rural Residents Stand to Gain Most; Implications Seen for Underutilized Federal, State Lifeline Programs Providing Subsidized Phone Service.

Be flexible
While planning for Operation Overlord, better known as D-Day, General Dwight D. Eisenhower continually stressed the point that "the plan is nothing." Considering that there were 2,727 battleships, destroyers, minesweepers, cruisers, larger landing craft, and an additional 2,606 smaller landing craft, and countless aircraft and men, I think it is safe to say that Gen. Eisenhower wasn't minimizing the importance of planning.

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