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  • A federal gas tax increase is back on the table
    Dave Ross | January 05, 2015 7:25 am
    The Senate may now be under the control of Republicans like Senator John Thune of South Dakota who a few years ago was saying things like, "The president seems to have an obsession with raising taxes. Anybody who studies this knows full well that doesn't solve the problem."
  • Can good parenting raise your child's IQ?
    Dave Ross | January 02, 2015 7:22 am
    It's natural to think that things like reading bedtime stories, posting the alphabet of the wall of the nursery, playing Mozart at bedtime should all boost your child's intelligence. Well, Professor Kevin Beaver, who teaches criminology at Florida State decided to test that idea.
  • Why you feel so sleepy
    Dave Ross | December 31, 2014 11:15 pm
    Part of the reason you're sleepy could be staying up too late last night. But the other part could be the way you were trying to get to sleep. If you were trying to read yourself to sleep with an e-reader, you were sending a conflicting message to your brain.
  • Maybe New Jersey is to blame?
    Dave Ross | December 31, 2014 6:59 am
    "A small child accessed a concealed weapon that was inside the victim's purse, and discharged it, striking the victim. And she's deceased on scene," explained a police officer.
  • It's the wild west up there
    Dave Ross | December 30, 2014 6:23 am
    This Christmas will be remembered as the year an entire generation of guys got their first drones.
  • When birds get too smart
    Dave Ross | December 29, 2014 5:45 am
    Professor Ed Wasserman teaches experimental psychology at the University of Iowa and he designed an experiment using shapes on cards to test the intelligence of crows.
  • Another year gone
    Dave Ross | December 25, 2014 11:10 pm
    A poem by Dave Ross.
  • Is Santa a Democrat or Republican?
    Dave Ross | December 24, 2014 11:41 am
    Chris Cillizza and Phillip Bump of the Washington Post asked various political consultants to consult on the politics of Christmas - specifically, whether Santa would vote Democrat or Republican.
  • Time's up, shoppers...
    Dave Ross | December 24, 2014 6:01 am
    A poem by Dave Ross.
  • It is an incredible coincidence
    Dave Ross | December 23, 2014 7:48 am
    One day after the President said this about the cyber attack on Sony's computers, "We take it very seriously. We will respond proportionately."
  • The show must go on
    Dave Ross | December 22, 2014 6:35 am
    Sony Pictures is promising to figure out a way to release Seth Rogan's comedy "The Interview" about two journalists being recruited by the CIA to assassinate dictator Kim Jong Un - in spite of North Korea's threats.
  • Seattle opera singer finds family, reality TV fame in Sweden
    Alyssa Kleven | December 21, 2014 6:36 am
    Katie Malik, 34, was a contestant on season 4 of "Great Swedish Adventures," battling it out with other Swedish descendants to meet long-lost family members.
  • Sony is getting hammered
    Dave Ross | December 19, 2014 6:13 am
    Think about it: the cyberterrorists - apparently sponsored by North Korea - had no trouble nuking Sony's computers.
  • We really tried
    Dave Ross | December 18, 2014 6:21 am
    We have done our best to teach Cuba a lesson. Bay of Pigs invasion, exploding cigars for Fidel, bomb plots, and of course the embargo.
  • Dave Ross original song: Come to Cuba | December 17, 2014 10:18 am
    President Obama said Wednesday the U.S. is re-establishing relations with Cuba, which reminded Dave of his song, "Come to Cuba."

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