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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Fri Sep 13, 2013 11:24 AM CDT

This week's story begins "a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...." OK, maybe it wasn't a distant galaxy, but it was far western Kansas that at times could resemble Luke Skywalker's home planet of Tatooine. Anyway, this short tale is one of a young man who grew up in a small town (I mean an eye-blink town) in south-central Kansas who landed a job farther out West.

Once past the "mountains" just west of Dodge City (for those of you who have ever been to Dodge, and watched the classic television series Gunsmoke, you'll get the joke), ...

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