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Technology sometimes throws a “ringer” into our best, or fool-proof plans. That was the case a few weeks ago when we emailed our column to The News-Register. Somewhere in my punching of the computer keyboard a previously printed column was mistakenly e-mailed.
To those who thought they had seen the column, we apologize.  To those who didn’t notice the repeat, we welcome you to the club called, “Living With a Short Memory.” And to those who don’t read the column we appreciate not having to make an apology to you.
Speaking of memory, we wonder how many people forget to take their pills. After reading nearly a full newspaper page on when to take your pills, the author made the startling conclusion. She said, “Although morning is probably ideal, the best time of the day is the time you’ll remember.”
The president’s threat to close down the U.S. border with Mexico has been drawing lots of attention. Not only are the immigrants from Mexico and other Central American countries concerned, but U.S. citizens as well. One of those citizens warned we have only about three weeks’ worth of avocados in the United States, so we must forget about avocado toast and guacamole.
For those of us who read obituaries, this comment from a funeral home director in Iowa claimed an obit that was “one for the ages.” We will omit the full name of the deceased who was described as a regular guy. The paragraph said, “TSL made his last inappropriate comment on March 29, 2019. If you are wondering if you may have ever met him, you didn’t -- BECAUSE YOU WOULD REMEMBER.”
At the time this column was written Nebraska legislators and the governor still are trying to hammer out a tax relief path for taxpayers. Judging from out-of-state newspapers’ headlines, many other states are facing the same tax challenges.
A Texas newspaper headlined their tax relief path was unclear because property levy deals were stuck and now sales tax increases are getting a look and putting promises to boost funding for public schools and give property owners relief are also in jeopardy.
The same newspaper issue still managed to leave its readers with lots of smiles. A funny-paper section featuring six pages holding 37 comic strips provided about a half-hour of pleasurable reading.
RL Furse  is publisher emeritus of the News-Register

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