I grew up in the 1950s in a suburb of Chicago, with the usual young boy dreams. I thought about becoming the next Flash Gordon or Commando Cody. I was pretty good with my hands and enjoyed making new toys and paper inventions.Because of my dexterity, I worked in the medical device industry for about 20 years doing fine, precise work under a microscope. My last job was making pacemaker parts – the silicone tip that attaches to the heart.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) â€” Historical records reveal the late Gov. Pat Brown misled voters about the cost of building the nation's tallest dam, ignored recommendations to delay construction and dismissed allegations that substandard materials were used to build the ambitious project.
The 2017 NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits brought together hundreds of firearms manufacturers and thousands and thousands of gun owners in Atlanta April 27-29. Although most new firearms are introduced earlier in the year, we found some innovations in hunting rifles revealed at the show. The Savage B series was introduced last year, but at the 2017 NRA Conference the company introduced Hardwood models for the B Series in 17 HMR, .22LR and .22 WMR.