Les Winkeler

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Les Winkeler is sports editor and outdoors writer for The Southern Illinoisan.

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https://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/22/us/oklahoma-acknowledges-wastewater-from-oil-and-gas-wells-as-major-cause-of-quakes.html

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The article said the injection wells are the source of the seismic activity. It did not state the the chemical make up of fluids being injected into the wells was the cause of the earthquakes.

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Les Winkeler commented on Winkeler: Coming back to our senses

Couldn't agree more.

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And, the problem with him having to wait 10-15 days so a thorough background check can be conducted is ....?

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OK, my bad, I said magazine rather than clip -- does that change the amount of rounds he had available? Second, hunting deer with rifles in Illinois would be illegal anyway. Third, really? Muzzleloaders? How many shots could he fire in 10 minutes with a muzzleloader as compared to an AR-15. …

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Couldn't agree more.

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Haven't been to the Memphis Zoo. Did enjoy the Nashville facility. Also, Columbus, Ohio's.

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I certainly didn't blame guns for violence in this column. However, I believe there are times guns do cause violence ... In my opinion, carrying a gun can change a person's judgment in some situations. And, the fact remains, in virtually all mass murders committed in this country, guns are t…

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Minnesota and California have turned their state economies around ... and, they both raised taxes.
Depriving people of all amenities will drive people from the state and prevent people from moving in.
Of all the bloated state agencies, do you think their aren't 100 or so redundant jo…