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He “Duct” the Issue

By Mark S. Kuhar

LIUNA – the Laborers' International Union of North America – launched a multi-city media tour in U.S. House Speaker John Boehner's home state of Ohio, highlighting the safety crisis of America's roads and bridges and urging the Republican leader to swiftly adopt the U.S. Senate's bi-partisan Highway Bill.

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The Best Places to Live in the United States

By Mark S. Kuhar

You’ve seen the lists before. This magazine or that magazine lists the best places to live in the United States, based on this or that criteria.

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Happy New Year

By Gary Ryan Blair

The new year has not always begun on January 1, and it doesn't begin on that date everywhere today. It begins on that date only for cultures that use a 365-day solar calendar.

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What in the World?

By Mark S. Kuhar

In the United States, we tend to focus exclusively on our own market, since exports are minimal. But did you ever wonder about the worldwide demand for aggregates?

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St. Nicholas Visits the Quarry

The author of this twisted Christmas tale wishes to remain anonymous. – Ed.

Twas the night before Christmas at the aggregates plant,
Not a creature was stirring, not even an ant.

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