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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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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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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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A Rock is a Rock is a Rock

Over the years, people have uttered many profound statements, everything from, “To be or not to be, that is the question,” to “Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.”

You may have never thought about it, since you talk about them every day, but people have quite a bit to say about rocks. Here are some of my favorite quotations.

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