Thursday Numbers

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Quote of the day…

When I was your age, I had to walk 10 feet through shag carpet to change the TV channel. –Anonymous

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 Census forms in the mail, unemployment claims, coronavirus cases/deaths, Secretary of the Navy’s trip, airline travel, coronavirus poll, Easter & coronavirus, Apollo 13, Census self-response rate, chilling new coronavirus study, plus much more!

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