The first pre-sliced and wrapped loaf of bread, packaged by the Chillicothe Baking Company, arrived in stores on July 7, 1928, to the credit of bread slicer inventor Otto Frederick Rohwedder. Gavin and Wyatt play tug with an un-sliced loaf as John avoids loafing around while he slices off some tunes for your enjoyment. You are invited to get out the jam and jelly to listen to the music on Crosscurrents, 7/7 at 8 a.m.
- The co-chairmen of the House Finance Committee revised their plans to introduce an income tax to Alaska for the first time in nearly four decades.
- The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery is in full swing. In less than a week, the fleet has caught over half of its quota. And while most crew members work on the water, spotter pilots fish for herring from the sky.
- A lot of eyes were on the U.S. House today, but, as Republican factions shuttled to the White House to negotiate, it was a day of waiting for most.
- Gov. Walker’s legislation creates a new definition for independent contractors that would determine whether employers have to pay to insure against on-the-job injuries.