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Democracy has had a checkered past. For the longest time, it was the least used form of government and, at periods of time, it wasn’t used at all. Monarchies, tyrannies, kings and queens, pharaohs, royalty — they were all used with strong form to make things great for themselves and, rarely,…

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Democracy has had a checkered past. For the longest time, it was the least used form of government and, at periods of time, it wasn’t used at all. Monarchies, tyrannies, kings and queens, pharaohs, royalty — they were all used with strong form to make things great for themselves and, rarely,…

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Tradition often gets a bad rap. Some say that it leads people to stay stagnant, that it binds them to a past time, and keeps remnants of that time that wasn't perfect. I agree with them — I think tradition can be dangerous -- but it also serves as the only thing that truly connects us to the…

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To say that the Iowa caucuses received the major media attention everyone thought it would get is a major understatement. Being the first primary state is one thing, but being an unmitigated disaster while everyone is watching? Now that takes skill. I don’t know whether I am impressed or app…

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Storm Watch

Day
Temp
Wed
52°
57°
Wed
57°/52°
Mainly cloudy and rainy. Lows overnight in the low 50s.

Chance of Rain: 100%

Sunrise: 06:44:44 AM

Sunset: 05:59:33 PM

Humidity: 87%

Wind: NE @ 11mph

UV Index: 0 Low

Wednesday Night

Showers this evening becoming a steady rain overnight. Low 52F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.

Thu
36°
55°
Thu
55°/36°
Rain. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the mid 30s.

Chance of Rain: 100%

Sunrise: 06:43:46 AM

Sunset: 06:00:18 PM

Humidity: 84%

Wind: N @ 19mph

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy early, then clearing later on. Low 36F. Winds NNE at 15 to 25 mph.

Fri
33°
51°
Fri
51°/33°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the low 30s.

Chance of Rain: 0%

Sunrise: 06:42:47 AM

Sunset: 06:01:02 PM

Humidity: 54%

Wind: NNE @ 14mph

UV Index: 6 High

Friday Night

Clear skies. Low 33F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.

Sat
44°
58°
Sat
58°/44°
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the mid 40s.

Chance of Rain: 10%

Sunrise: 06:41:47 AM

Sunset: 06:01:46 PM

Humidity: 55%

Wind: ENE @ 4mph

UV Index: 6 High

Saturday Night

Partly cloudy. Low 44F. Winds light and variable.

Sun
59°
67°
Sun
67°/59°
More clouds than sun. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 50s.

Chance of Rain: 10%

Sunrise: 06:40:46 AM

Sunset: 06:02:30 PM

Humidity: 67%

Wind: SE @ 12mph

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Sunday Night

Cloudy skies with a few showers later at night. Low 59F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Mon
49°
67°
Mon
67°/49°
Cloudy with rain. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 40s.

Chance of Rain: 70%

Sunrise: 06:39:45 AM

Sunset: 06:03:13 PM

Humidity: 81%

Wind: SW @ 12mph

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Monday Night

Cloudy with occasional rain showers. Low 49F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Tue
48°
66°
Tue
66°/48°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the upper 40s.

Chance of Rain: 20%

Sunrise: 06:38:42 AM

Sunset: 06:03:56 PM

Humidity: 68%

Wind: N @ 6mph

UV Index: 6 High

Tuesday Night

A few clouds. Low 48F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

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