Terrific News Tuesday

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. – Marcus Aurelius

Welcome to another edition of Terrific News Tuesday (TNT)!

In case this is your first time reading TNT, this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything in this column today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • Under 50
  • First Presidential Debate
  • Self-Driving Rides
  • Montana Highway Patrol
  • Autumn
  • Powerball

Under 50:

We are just 49 days away from the 2016 Election! If you need to register to vote and live in Montana, click HERE. If you live in another state, click HERE.

That also means we are 49 days away from the end of campaign commercials!

First Presidential Debate:

The good news is that we are less than a week away from the first presidential debate!

It will be held next Monday night (Sept. 26) from 7pm – 8:30pm Mountain Time. The moderator will be Lester Holt, the anchor of NBC Nightly News. The debate will be held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. (Source)

Self-Driving Rides:

The ride-hailing service Lyft Inc. will have a fully autonomous fleet by 2021, President John Zimmer announced in a blog post this weekend. (CNN)

The future is looking pretty bright…

Montana Highway Patrol:

The Montana Highway Patrol announced on Monday that it is currently accepting applications for 10 new Troopers to begin training in April 2017. (MTN)

The deadline to apply is October 14, 2016. For more information, visit MHP’s website by clicking HERE.

First Day of Autumn:

If you are a fan of autumn, then this is your week – autumn begins this Thursday (Sept. 22).

If that does not get your attention, me reminding you that we are only 96 days away from Christmas should…

Powerball:

The good news is that someone won the $246,000,000 Powerball jackpot. The winning ticket was sold in Georgia. (AJC.com)

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