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    New car polish

    Picked up a 2016 Mazda CX-5 a few months ago. Color is Metallic White. Been using Meguiar's sealants for protection and it's still in good shape. Would like to give it that last bit of shine prior to trying a coating. I've never run a DA before (still looking for the one to get), but have...
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    TPS issues on a 02 Jeep Liberty,

    P0123 High voltage at TPS. Intermittent. Vehicle stalls when CEL occurs. Will restart and run. Graph on code reader seems to indicate smooth operation of TPS. No obvious spikes or dips in the range. Reader only shows %, not actual voltage. Goes from about 12% to 78%. <span...
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    CDC: Salt not really bad for you

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">"The committee found no consistent evidence to support an association between sodium intake and either a beneficial or adverse effect on most health outcomes,"</div></div> <a...
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    A/C advice please

    2002 Jeep Liberty I replaced 2 of the AC hoses (suction and discharge) since they were starting to leak at the fittings. When I removed the suction hose from the accumulator, some of the oil inside was lost in the old hose. I would guess it was less than 1/2 an ounce. The accumulator seemed...
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    Mio water flavor

    I was in the store last night and saw that they had these for half price so I decided to pick up a couple of flavors. I did look at the ingredients and it has some propylene glycol, Sucralose, acesulfame potassium, and some artificial coloring. The flavors that I got actually taste pretty...
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    Arkansas: Fracking = safe

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">"Our results show no discernible impairment of groundwater quality in areas associated with natural gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing in this region," said Avner Vengosh, professor of geochemistry...
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    B-29 in the air!

    I heard it before I saw it. The hum of the radial piston engines was obvious. I was expecting maybe a B-17, or B-24, but as it cleared from behind the building it was clear...an honest to goodness flying B-29! I really couldn't believe what I was seeing! Turns out that the last operational...
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    Meteor hit in Russia

    <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2013/02/15/world/europe/russia-meteor-shower/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.cnn.com/2013/02/15/world/europe/russia-meteor-shower/index.html</a> Injures many people.
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    Groupon has gone Anti

    <a href="http://www.myfoxaustin.com/story/20628164/groupon-cancels-all-gun-related-deals-austin-gun-instructor-calls-for-boycott" title="httpwwwmyfoxaustincomstory20628164grouponcancelsallgunrelateddealsaustinguninstructorcallsforboycott"...
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    Dick's sporting goods pulls AR's

    I just got a call from my Dad and he said all AR's have been pulled at the store here. Guy behind the counter said it came down from corporate. Looks like the anti's are already winning.
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    Mercury and school

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Boca Ciega, Florida -- A chemistry project caused a big problem at Pinellas' Seminole High School Tuesday morning. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says students were given an assignment to bring in...
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    Good front end kit

    I'm looking for a good front end kit for ball joints, etc. Currently looking at this: <a href="http://www.amazon.com/OTC-6295-Front-End-Service/dp/B0002SRH7O/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=1L85TFJF3B42K&coliid=I1IM3LWAKWCKHA"...
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    A case of good shooting

    <a href="http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Flying-Camera-From-Animal-Rights-Group-Shot-Down-at-Pigeon-Shoot-Cops-179983451.html?dr" title="httpwwwnbcphiladelphiacomnewslocalFlyingCameraFromAnimalRightsGroupShotDownatPigeonShootCops179983451htmldr"...
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    U.S. may soon become world's top oil producer

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">U.S. oil output is surging so fast that the U.S. could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest producer. Driven by high prices and new drilling methods, U.S. production of crude and other...
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    Approx. price for decent paint job

    I have a 99 Ranger and the paint is comming off in several spots. This has been going on for a while and I am looking to get it fixed. "Fixed" could be either a total repaint or just fixing the bad areas. The fact that this is in several areas and on different panels makes me think the base...
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    Red Dye #40

    I have been hearing that this might cause behavior issues in children. I've looked on line and there appears to be some validity to this, but I can't find much concrete (lots of the typical scare tactics with little info). Does anyone have any useful information on Red Dye #40 (or other...
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    Ridgid power tools 25% off today

    Online only, check if the tool you want shows the promo code. The promo code doesn't work online so you have to call them but just tell the person that you are supposed to get the 25% off and they will give it to you. Great price on these tools right now. I just found out about it.
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    They are several feet short

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo said he was made aware of the problem late Tuesday. "I'm trying to find out what's going on," Mayo said. "What I've been told is <span style="text-decoration: underline">the...
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    Let Oil Companies Drill More

    <a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/10/tillerson-want-more-jobs-let-oil-companies-drill-more/246263/" title="httpwwwtheatlanticcombusinessarchive201110tillersonwantmorejobsletoilcompaniesdrillmore246263"...
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    Don't defecate in the drivers seat

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Dutch National Railways said Friday it has introduced so-called "pee-bags" as an emergency alternative to non-existing toilets on its short-hop trains. "From today plastic bags will be made available on...
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