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Indiana passenger train upgrade?

INDOT is applying for federal money to upgrade passenger train service in the state. The proposed new route through Fort Wayne is a needed upgrade. There have been a number of times when I would have liked to take a train, but the option wasn’t available. This project can’t be approved and completed soon enough. [...]

Obesity

One of today’s headlines is “Hoosier obesity rate flat at 27.4%.” The article cites a RWJF/Trust for America’s Health report, which included this map and an interesting interactive map. The original data are from the CDC National Center for Health Statistics. Sources: The Journal Gazette: Hoosier obesity rate flat at 27.4% Trust for America’s Health: [...]

2007-2008 skiing wrap up

Skiing is over for 2007-2008. This winter I upgraded from waxless skis, improved my technique, and explored new trails. The past three winters I spent almost every skiable day working at Fox Island, so I didn’t have a chance to ski other places. This year I worked at Fox Island over Christmas break. The rest [...]

Wind power in Allen County?

Acording to a News-Sentinel story, there is a possibility of some windmills being installed in the eastern part of Allen County. There is no good reason that a wind farm hasn’t been installed there yet. Even a few windmills will help lower Fort Wayne’s use of coal power.