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I got abducted this weekend!

Well, I felt like I did after previewing the book, "Who Believes in Roswell-Discovering the Profile of the Roswell Believer." Frank Borzellieri's book is a good read if, for no other reason, the foreword was written by George Noory.

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It’s Strikingly True

"Strikingly True"! That's the title of the latest book from Ripley's Believe It or Not and I'll be giving away a brand new hard cover coffee table version of the book this afternoon (Monday) on the Puffman Show at 4:35 right after I interview Edward Meyer from Ripleys. Edward's the VP of Exhibits & Archives and he's one of my favorite guests to interview. The man i

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Legendary football coach to be discussed on Puffman Show!

Most of you know that my middle name is "sports" and I'll be adding to that legend this afternoon (Friday) at 4:35PM when I talk with John Greenburg. Greenburg probably knows as much or more about sports as I do as he already written several book on legendary college football teams and hall of fame coaches

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How you going to keep them down on the farm

My friend Gary Gollehon checked in with me today as I try to keep in contact with Gary, especially this time of year, to see what's going on with harvest. I understand that some of the custom cutters have moved north of the border into the Lethbridge area . They report that they tried the canola but it was too green at this time. They think/hope that tomorrow (Tuesday) that the spring wheat will be ready. Meanwhile down in Texas, it's still dry with no rain in sight. In fact, one of the guys says that it's hot enough that the ground temperature is so hot that it is impossible to take a drink of water from the tap, as they do not bury their lines very deep. Therefore, the ground temperature heats up the water in the pipes and gives them warm water in the cold water tap! I think we should send Mayor Bonderud down there to show them how to run a water department! There is also concern with the abandoned wheat acres that were never harvested since the ground is so hard that you can't get a danged plow into the ground, as they need to work the abandoned acres to bury the seed. Over in Oklahoma, the producers planted many acres of cotton which is considered to be a drought tolerant crop.

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Thoughts of this weekend

With this Sunday marking the 10th anniversary of perhaps the worst tragedy our country has ever experienced, I thought I would put in a call to my friend Peter Franklin, better known as the Gabby Cabby, that wacky New York City cab driver who's been a frequent guest on the Puffman Show for the past 13 years here in Shelby and before that, probably 10 years when I was working on the East Coast. I remember calling Pete 10 years ago a day or two after 911 and being relieved that he and h

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Time to fly Old Glory

This coming Sunday, September 11th, we are all being encouraged to display an American flag outside our homes, apartments, offices, and stores. I believe that all of us should make it our duty this Sunday to display Old Glory on this 10th anniversary of one of this country's worst tragedies. I found myself watching some "clips" last evening on CNN and living it all over again.

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Happy Labor Day

I hope that most of you have a chance to "put down your labors" today and enjoy this special "end-of-summer"- "start-of-autumn" day. A special salute to all the men and women who ARE working today who are in essential services such as our physicians, doctors, nurses, police and firemen, Labor Day actually began as a Canadian holiday and was later introduced to our country by Peter J

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Money and Power

"Follow the money", that's a quote from congressman Allard K. Lowenstein. My guest this afternoon (Monday) at 4:35 will be Steven S. Sadleir, author of the book "Money & Power-The Secret History". Sadleir is a best-selling author who's education and experience as an economist, international banker, fund adviser and guru enables us to clearly see how the world really works and what is really going on. He

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Obama’s secret weapon

As our lawmakers continue to posture and politicize, the deadline for resolving this danged debt crisis is drawing nearer. But while the GOP and Democratic forces debate and decline one another's proposals, my special guest at 4:35PM this afternoon (Friday) says President Obama alone has the power to prevent a default and a global financial crisis and it's not one of Jim Anderson's Grizzly Sports' free lattaes! Steven Marmon is the man with the answer and he's reported on Congress for the New York Times, wrote about finance for Money Magazine, and is the author of "The Cheaters," a forthcoming book on political sex scandals

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(Yahoo News)
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Million Dollar Fender Bender

From the "I Couldn't Make This Stuff Up If I Tried" file, courtesy of Yahoo News:

A driver fails to negotiate a roundabout in Monte Carlo, taking out a number of pricey autos in the process. Here's the full story.

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New proven screening for lung cancer

Yearly CT scans of middle-aged and older smoker___and former smoker____can reduce the risk of death from lung cancer by 20% according to an 8 year, landmark study funded by the federal government. Health experts are saying that this study's results represent a historic leap forward in cancer detection that could save thousands of lives, although at considerable cost

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Jack Dempsey fighting Jack Sharkey in 1927. (Central Press/Getty)
Jack Dempsey fighting Jack Sharkey in 1927. (Central Press/Getty)
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The Smithsonian Comes to Shelby

I stopped by our Marias Museum Sunday afternoon and wished I could had stayed longer.

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