Author Archives: Gary Douglas

From Booze To Pot? Americans Are Drinking Less Alcohol

From Booze To Pot? Americans Are Drinking Less Alcohol

The amount of alcohol consumed by Americans in 2018 fell for the third year running. According to a new report (from IWSR), cases of beer, wine and spirits were down 0.8% to around 3.35 billion, with beer consumption dropping 1.5%. The report notes drinkers are switching to wine — especially prosecco — but generally just…Read more »

Winter Weather Advisory Tonight into Tomorrow Morning

Snow will spread into southern Wisconsin this afternoon into the early evening, continue through tonight, then taper off quickly from west to east over inland areas Saturday morning. However, due to lake effect snowfall kicking in, we should see the snow continue across the far southeast through Saturday night. Travelers should be aware that higher…Read more »

Body Found in Cornfield Near Marshall

Body Found in Cornfield Near Marshall

Authorities are investigating after a body was found in a Dane County cornfield on Thursday morning. Chief John Nault of the Village of Marshall Police Department said officers responded to the Evergreen Village Mobile Home office located at 100 Evergreen Blvd for a report of a suspicious vehicle around 9:10 a.m. While on scene around…Read more »

Steve Carell is Returning to Television for “Space Force”

Steve Carell is Returning to Television for “Space Force”

Steve Carell is coming back to television. He’s teaming up with the show runner from “The Office” (Greg Daniels) for “Space Force”. The show is a Netflix comedy series inspired by President Trump’s plan to create a sixth branch of the military that is focused on outer space.  Carell will star in the show, which…Read more »

Do You Know What Facebook Tracks About You?

Do You Know What Facebook Tracks About You?

Nearly 75% of Facebook users have no idea that the company tracks their online activity.  Researchers surveyed 963 Facebook users and found 74% of them didn’t know the social networking site keeps a record of their interests for brands to show them targeted ads. 51% of the users said they aren’t comfortable with Facebook compiling…Read more »