With the warmer weather comes thunderstorm season and something rather surprising that I found, thanks to Keith Carson's Facebook post. Maine ranks in the top ten of lightning fatalities when based weighted by population.
As of 6 o'clock this morning there are 16 confirmed dead in Arkansas and 1 in Oklahoma from tornadoes that swept through the states overnight. I spoke with a friend this morning in Jonesboro, Arkansas, who is hunkering down safely with her children and they, along with others, should be in our thou…
It was quite a list of celebrity deaths in 2013, former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Nelson Mandela passed away in this month of the 5th. Imprisoned for 27 years from 1964 to 1982, became the first black president in South African history in 1994.
As of Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, reports are at least 2,045 members of the U.S. military have died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S. led invasion of Afghanistan in 2001. The Associated Press has also been keeping count and their numbers are two less than the Defense Department's totals.