Rain showers are likely mostly along and east of the Mississippi River this morning; shower chances continue through the day but become much lower by ...
Conversation starters for today from The Olde Disc Jockey's Almanac
May 29, 1910…An airplane raced a train from Albany, New York to New York City. Glenn Curtiss won the $10,000 prize. He was the pilot of the airplane.
May 29, 1939…The radio serial "When a Girl Marries" began its 18-year run, first on CBS, then on NBC starting in 1941, and switching to ABC in 1951.
May 29, 1942…Bing Crosby, backed by the Ken Darby Singers and the John Scott Trotter Orchestra, recorded Irving Berlin's "White Christmas," which became the biggest-selling single of all time until Elton John surpassed it with "Candle In The Wind (Princess Diana Tribute)" in 1997. Crosby re-recorded "White Christmas" in 1947 and that is the version heard most often on the radio at Christmastime.
May 29, 1953…Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first humans to reach the top of Mount Everest.
May 29, 1974…U.S. President Richard Nixon agreed to turn over 1,200 pages of edited Watergate transcripts.
May 29, 2004…In Washington, DC, the National World War II Memorial was dedicated.
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A 1,000-pound cow produces about 12 tons of manure per year. ... See MoreSee Less
Interim Clinton Police Chief Tom Bohle reports the phone issues at the headquarters continue and it may be Friday afternoon before the problems are resolved. Here's he original statement
The Clinton Police Department is experiencing problems with their non-emergency telephone number, (563) 243-1458.
Until further notice we ask that all non-emergency calls be made to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office at (563) 242-9211.
Emergency phone calls are not effected and will continue to be answered at #911. ... See MoreSee Less