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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

News Factoids for Third Quarter 2016

The four biggest poultry companies - Tyson Foods, Pilgrim's, Perdue, and Sanderson Farms - control nearly 60% of the chicken market. (June 2016)

Four new elements have been added to the periodic table, finally completing the table's seventh row and rendering science textbooks around the world instantly out of date. The elements, discovered by scientists in Japan, Russia and America, are the first to be added to the table since 2011, when elements 114 and 116 were added. {Dec 2015)

Roughly two-thirds of Americans have smartphones, and nearly half own tablet computers.

New Mexico’s final ballot for November 2016 includes eight presidential candidates.

The Wall Street Journal declared in July 2016 a state of 'worldwide economic stagnation', based on a new study by the Mckinsey Global Institute that said: "Across 25 of the world’s advanced economies, about two-thirds of the population – more than half a billion people – earn the same as or less than their peers did a decade ago".

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Melania Knauss used a short-term travel visa to move to New York City in 1995, so she was an illegal immigrant when she began dating Donald Trump around 1999. Melania became a permanent resident of the United States in 2001, married Trump in 2005, and became a naturalized citizen in 2006.

Due to the drought here in New Mexico, 'the corn is as high as an elephant's knee'.

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