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@SvenBerg51 — 1,616 followers, 2,533 tweets

When I lived in Venezuela in 2005-6, we heard rumors of an American invasion every week. I'm sure Maduro is using new rumors to galvanize his supporters.  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/14/opinion/united-states-venezuela-attack.html 
Most of the narrative I'm hearing is that this is a dismal snow year. Outside of southern Idaho, that's not true. The most important watershed (at least for agriculture) is at 116 percent of normal:  https://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/ftpref/data/water/wcs/gis/maps/id_swepctnormal_update.pdf 
Whoah -- @laurenmclean elected @CityOfBoise council president. Didn't see that coming.
Apparently Holli Woodings won't sign in tonight after all. I hear she's on her way back from Costa Rica.
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