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By Mike Thayer According to our "Oh-so-wise" government, in order to maintain a healthy weight, the U.S. daily recommendation is to consume 225 - 325 grams of carbohydrates per day based on a 2,000 calorie diet. If you're the typical American, that's horse manure. If you're the typical American, consuming... Continue reading
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By Mike Thayer According to our "Oh-so-wise" government, in order to maintain a healthy weight, the U.S. daily recommendation is to consume 225 - 325 grams of carbohydrates per day based on a 2,000 calorie diet. If you're the typical... Continue reading
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The Juicy Lucy This burger was made famous in Minnesota, instead of a burger with a slice of cheese on top, it's a burger with ooey-gooey cheese melted in the middle core of the burger. Ingredients: One pound ground beef One pound pork sausage (where my burger is different, another... Continue reading
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The Juicy Lucy This burger was made famous in Minnesota, instead of a burger with a slice of cheese on top, it's a burger with ooey-gooey cheese melted in the middle core of the burger. Ingredients: One pound ground beef... Continue reading
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Many veterans of war, including myself, have concerns with foreign products being purchased from countries at war, namely those in the Middle East. We have come a long way in recent years to obtain our own oil and natural gas... Continue reading
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Decked in Monster gear, chugging a tall boy of the energy drink as he was flanked by scantily clad models, Kurt Busch celebrated the biggest race win of his career. Busch used a last-lap pass to win the crash-filled Daytona 500 on Sunday in the opening... Continue reading
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Decked in Monster gear, chugging a tall boy of the energy drink as he was flanked by scantily clad models, Kurt Busch celebrated the biggest race win of his career. Busch used a last-lap pass to... Continue reading
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U.S. environmental chief Scott Pruitt has unveiled plans to roll back at least three Obama-era rules at the EPA while vowing to give businesses “regulatory certainty.” Those policy reversals, set to start this week, will empower the Environmental Protection Agency... Continue reading
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Wal-Mart Stores Inc <WMT.N> is running a new price-comparison test in at least 1,200 U.S. stores and squeezing packaged goods suppliers in a bid to close a pricing gap with German-based discount grocery chain Aldi <ALDIEI.UL> and other U.S. rivals like Kroger Co <KR.N>, according to four sources familiar with... Continue reading
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Wal-Mart Stores Inc <WMT.N> is running a new price-comparison test in at least 1,200 U.S. stores and squeezing packaged goods suppliers in a bid to close a pricing gap with German-based discount grocery chain Aldi <ALDIEI.UL> and other U.S. rivals... Continue reading
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Congressional lawmakers begin returning to Washington on Monday after a tense week-long recess in which Republicans got an earful about ObamaCare and other issues and ahead of President Trump’s first speech to a joint session of Congress. With the GOP controlling both chambers of Congress and now the White House,... Continue reading
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Congressional lawmakers begin returning to Washington on Monday after a tense week-long recess in which Republicans got an earful about ObamaCare and other issues and ahead of President Trump’s first speech to a joint session of Congress. With the GOP... Continue reading
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IOWA CITY — His victims include towering centers such as Purdue’s Isaac Haas, Minnesota’s Reggie Lynch, Ohio State’s Trevor Thompson, Indiana’s Thomas Bryant and Seton Hall’s Angel Delgado. But he also has done it to quick, little guards such as... Continue reading
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Oscar got it wrong, wrong, soooo wrong. The presenters announced the wrong Best Picture; Moonlight was the winner, not La La Land. It was the biggest, most embarrassing, most awkward mistake in the history of the Academy Awards, played out before an audience of millions watching on TV and a... Continue reading
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Oscar got it wrong, wrong, soooo wrong. The presenters announced the wrong Best Picture; Moonlight was the winner, not La La Land. It was the biggest, most embarrassing, most awkward mistake in the history of the Academy Awards, played out... Continue reading
Reblogged 1 hour ago at Coralville Courier
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By Mike Thayer I used to look up carb counts on the internet or read the packaging for each and every food item I prepared and ate. When putting something on the grill or in a frying pan for example, I would read the packaging or look on the internet... Continue reading
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By Mike Thayer I used to look up carb counts on the internet or read the packaging for each and every food item I prepared and ate. When putting something on the grill or in a frying pan for example,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Grilling Good Eats By Mike Thayer If fried fish is about the only way you will eat fish, then you'll come to like grilled fish even better than fried after reading this chapter. That's pretty much the only way I used to eat fish, fried... Beer batter was preferred and... Continue reading
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Grilling Good Eats By Mike Thayer If fried fish is about the only way you will eat fish, then you'll come to like grilled fish even better than fried after reading this chapter. That's pretty much the only way I... Continue reading
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. — By the 29th game of the college basketball season, freshmen are supposed to be out of gas. They’re not accustomed to playing that many games in a season so they hit a wall at some point... Continue reading
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(CNN) One man is in custody after an accident at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans injured at least 28 people, five seriously, officials said. Police Chief Michael Harrison said the suspect, who was driving a pickup truck that hit two cars before running into the crowd, appeared to... Continue reading
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(CNN) One man is in custody after an accident at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans injured at least 28 people, five seriously, officials said. Police Chief Michael Harrison said the suspect, who was driving a pickup truck that... Continue reading
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The camaraderie promises to be nonstop as usual at the Mid-America Trucking Show March 23-25. When truckers are not congregating at the Kentucky Expo Center, plenty of them hang out at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium parking lot. Exhibit Management Associates,... Continue reading
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On 2/25/17, at approximately 2058 hrs, Iowa City Police officers responded to the area of Taylor Dr. and Hollywood Dr. after receiving reports of several gunshots in the area. Officers checked the area and located a vehicle that had been... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The son of a Texaco truck driver from Bridgeport, Connecticut, actor John Ratzenberger has always had a strong affinity for the industry. So after he became famous as voluble mailman Cliff Clavin in the 1980s sitcom “Cheers”... Continue reading
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