Thursday Numbers

Quote of the day:

Sit with the winners, the conversation is different. – Unknown

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you’re a first-time visitor, this is the weekly column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes sprinkled with sarcasm and humor.

This week’s topics include unemployment claims, COVID-19 cases & deaths, record-high cases, Trump’s federal judges, play ball, Montana Law Enforcement Academy, Trump’s disapproval rating, the death penalty, 2020 Census, Trump & coronavirus, a Tennessee dog, miles of border wall, plus much more!

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Terrific News Tuesday

Correction does much, but encouragement does more. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Hey kids – 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:

  • Tribal Healthcare Grant
  • Montana Law Enforcement Academy
  • Powerball Winners
  • Young Professional Profiles
  • Pope Francis
  • Common Age
  • The Twinkie

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Caught My Eye…

Welcome to the first “Caught My Eye” of April and, overall, the 140th “Caught My Eye” column from The Western Word.  Epic!

We’re here every Friday – even through the rain, the snow, the sunshine, or the Montana Legislature…

Since it’s Friday, that means it is time to let your hair down, loosen that tie, and unbutton that top button.

So what is “Caught My Eye?”  It’s the column where I take a quick look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week.  Often I throw in some sarcasm just to make you smile.

Today I write about the Baucus reelection tour, Down goes Williams, Referendums, Cadets, SB 107, North Korea, Unemployment, Tricare, Rutgers, Manatee Gray, Marijuana, birthdays, and much more!

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