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re: Polling shows beer consumption unchanged during pandemic - BluegrassBelle
When Kentucky was evaluating what taxes had dropped during COVID-19, one of the only ones that didn’t was our alcohol tax. It actually produced higher revenue than usual. ...
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re: Children Wearing Masks All Day, the Unintended Consequences - BluegrassBelle
[quote]My follow-up would be is this more or less dangerous pathogens the kids are exposed to now that their noses & mouths are covered and they can't keep touching those areas of their faces...assuming proper mask wearing for the entire duration. [/quote] I would also question the variable of t...
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re: Removing any doubts the neighbors might have - BluegrassBelle
[quote]While I might not understand the lifestyle, I can certainly respect that they have taken care of their home. I'd much rather have this as a neighbor than other elements of our society.[/quote] Same. ...
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re: Chris Paul enters NBA’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols - BluegrassBelle
[quote]Apparently rumor is CP3 got placed into the protocol because he went into the stands in Denver and hugged his family. For fricks sake man. [/quote] And is vaccinated? :lol: When we returned to in-person school, if you were vaccinated you only went into quarantine IF you were symptom...
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re: Does your town have fast food restaurants? - BluegrassBelle
That is a little odd. When I visited Columbia, Kentucky for a CE at Lindsey Wilson, they have around 4K in their town and had McD’s and Burger King. ...
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re: Summer School Question - BluegrassBelle
[quote]They’re on the 9 weeks system and he did fail the first semester with a 66 F. [/quote] [quote]Do some schools fail a student for failing a semester?[/quote] Yes. I believe it’s more of a credit issue. If the full class is 3 credits, he may only get 1.5 if he failed half of the year and ...
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re: Children Wearing Masks All Day, the Unintended Consequences - BluegrassBelle
[quote]The analysis detected the following 11 alarmingly dangerous pathogens on the masks: • Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumonia) • Mycobacterium tuberculosis (tuberculosis) • Neisseria meningitidis (meningitis, sepsis) • Acanthamoeba polyphaga (keratitis and granulomatous amebic enc...
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re: Children Wearing Masks All Day, the Unintended Consequences - BluegrassBelle
[quote]Two thoughts: One: If the kids weren’t wearing the masks, wouldn’t they have been exposed to the TB, Diptheria, etc. anyway? Two: Where the frick are these kids living that there’s a ton of infectious bacterial infections?[/quote] I feel like this study is similar to the ones we do ...
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re: Morgan Stanley CEO to bankers: If you want NYC salary, you need to be in NYC - BluegrassBelle
Probably. Once I become fully licensed, I plan to set up a couple days a week where I do strictly Telehealth so I can WFH. ETA: I like the hybrid, personally. ...
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re: Morgan Stanley CEO to bankers: If you want NYC salary, you need to be in NYC - BluegrassBelle
[quote]People are downvoting you and have no clue what they are talking about. We have people working the same position from California to Maryland, none are paid based upon where they live. This isn’t the same for every company, but there are companies that operate this way. We considered a...
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re: Children Wearing Masks All Day, the Unintended Consequences - BluegrassBelle
[quote]this is probably more an issue of parents not washing their kid's masks[/quote] Or using single use masks repeatedly. I’d be interested in seeing a study of why students were out sick during the in-person return to school during COVID-19. We had exceptionally high attendance even with ...
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re: Summer School Question - BluegrassBelle
Was the D given on the premise that he complete X number of summer school classes to get it? I have seen a school do that and if they don’t show up for summer school it gets dropped to an F/U on the transcript. ...
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re: kentucky speedway + biden + ford = - BluegrassBelle
[quote]They couldn't use the convention center parking in Louisville?[/quote] No. Kentucky Kingdom is fully open. And the Expo Center is actively having events. ...
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re: Water heaters and pvc pipes are next - BluegrassBelle
This has been an issue well before now. We got lucky to get our replacement water heater back in January as quickly as we did. I’ve had friends dealing with a shortage for a few weeks now. ...
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re: Anybody get calls from strangers wanting to buy your real estate? - BluegrassBelle
[quote]A few months after my father died, I started getting inquiries about purchasing his house. I don't own that house. My mother does, and she's still alive.[/quote] I've gotten some emails myself, same situation. Dad's name is exclusively on the title. I just grew up there. ...
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re: Gas prices jump 17 cents in a week in the Tampa area - BluegrassBelle
[quote]According to AAA, one week ago, a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area cost $2.78. As of Monday morning, gas prices in the area jumped 17 cents per gallon to $2.95. [/quote] Gas here has been consistently over $3.00 since May. St. Pete/Tampa ...
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re: Which SEC running back will have the best season in 2021? - BluegrassBelle
If Kentucky finds a QB between Levis, Allen, and Gatewood, Chris Rodriguez will be one of (if not the) best RB in the SEC. PFF graded him as the top returning tailback in FBS. And the stats he got last season was against a fully stacked box as well. ...
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re: The workforce shortage is real and ridiculous - BluegrassBelle
[quote]With all these so called begging for workers issues, I have not seen ANy about Chick-Fil-A….. interesting.[/quote] To be fair, Chik-Fil-A also offers their employees (even the kids they have their working) legitimate upward mobility. They offer scholarship opportunities (and not just some ...
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re: From 12-year-old meth addict to honors college scholar - BluegrassBelle
[quote]For all you "decriminalization of drug charges" types out there, just look how messed up this woman was. I don't have all the answers, but to be lenient on drug charges can't be the right answer. [/quote] The part of that decriminalization that gets routinely glossed over is instead of...
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re: Anybody get calls from strangers wanting to buy your real estate? - BluegrassBelle
[quote]I guess these guys keep trying until they get an unsuspecting grandma to take advantage of.[/quote] Two days after my Mom passed, my Dad started getting almost non stop calls and mail about wanting to purchase my parent’s home. One actually showed up at his door after he stopped answering ...
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