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.
- Sen. Kevin Meyer said his constituents oppose creating a new bureaucracy to collect an income tax when the Permanent Fund continues to pay dividends.
- Two dead squid have washed ashore in as many weeks, but it's unclear if these are unrelated incidents or a sign of something more significant.
- A GoFundMe appeal to help rebuild the Twin Lakes playground raised $4,625 in less than a day. But read the fine print: the website takes nearly 8 percent in fees.
- The fire marshal also noted no accelerants -- such as gasoline -- were used. He said the shredded rubber material on the playground became the fuel source.