Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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November 18, 2013

Plea deals, climate change, snow, more

— — A selection of reader comments from our Facebook page last week:

On a poll question asking how early do you put up your Christmas tree, and if you prefer real or artificial:

• Have it up now — Nancy H.

• I am keeping mine up all year around and decorate it as the seasons and holidays change. I have had mine up for three weeks now — Tonya J.

• I prefer real — but due to allergies, I use an artificial tree — Cathy W.

• Waiting till after Thanksgiving — Donna B.

• Mine were put up yesterday because I always have a “kickoff to the holidays” party coming up and like it ready for that — Lisa B.

• Mine has been up a couple weeks —  Kelly S.

• The day after Thanksgiving I put up artificial trees — Cleda C.

A story on more powerful storms developing, and the question of whether you blame this on global warming, also known as climate change:

• Yes. Wished they had called it climate change, then we wouldn’t have to waste so much time with global warming obstructionists — Bill S.

• Well I guess Republicans will blame it on Obama — Rusty H.

• It is the earth fighting back for all the damage that humans are causing. The earth is culling the herd — Bev. O.

On a question asking what is your prediction for the upcoming winter season?

• The wooly worms here where I live are solid black so this tells me a long hard winter. So there now you have it — Jerry W.

• Every wooly worm I’ve seen this year is solid black, guess it is going to be a bad one — Wayne J.

• Cold — Melissa F.

• Nasty with a lot of the four letter cuss word ...snow... falling on our patch of the earth — Bev O.

• WVVA reported ‘doom and gloom’ for this morning. Where is it? — Bill S.

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