Five Things You Need to Know Today:
1. Enjoy it while you have it. Days are getting shorter, but the weather is beautiful, with a hint of fall in the air. Do you feel it? It will be mostly sunny today, with a high near 82, southwest wind 7mph, according to the National Weather Service.
2. Our Picture of the Week contest, , ends at 9am on Friday. Upload your pictures now!
3. Comment of the day by Kevin Anderson from the
"I also have to jump on these comments about tax breaks for companies that 'ship jobs overseas.' I know it's something Democrats love to say but I find it, oh, so ironic that those very people have no problem with the resulting shareholder return they get in their stocks and mutual funds or pensions as a result of companies shipping jobs overseas. I guess I missed the part where shareholder return was anti-American. Some jobs should go overseas because other countries can do certain things better and cheaper then we can-you know, basic economics. Let us do what we do best and let them do what they do best. Then again, perhaps we should go back to a farming based economy and let the rest of the world pass us by. And yes, for the record I have been laid off before and more than once."
4. On this day in history in 1305, Scottish leader and national hero William Wallace was hanged, drawn and quartered in London.
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