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Brewery Opening Soon in Goliad?!?!? Hell Yes!!

 

Something new will soon be brewing in Goliad County.

The Goliad Brewing Company is preparing to turn on its brewing system - capable of producing about 6,000 barrels of beer per batch - and begin bottling its fermented beverage for distribution by mid-February.

 

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Jamaican Bob Sled Team Returns to the Winter Olympics!

Remember the 1990's Disney movie Cool Runnings? You remember, John Candy was the coach of a bunch of misfit Jamaican sprinters and comes up with a wild scheme that sprinters would make great bob sledders? Well, that movie was loosely based on actual events and the Jamaicans did make it to the winter olympics back in 1989 in Canada

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26 Years Ago: David Lee Roth’s ‘Skyscraper’ Released

The spring and summer of 1986 bore witness to one of the most hostile public airings of dirty laundry in rock and roll history, courtesy of Van Halen and their recently departed lead vocalist, David Lee Roth, whom they had of course recently replaced with successful solo artist, Sammy Ha

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11 Unsung Super Bowl Heroes – Where Are They Now? [VIDEOS, PHOTOS]

Not every Super Bowl legend goes to the Hall of Fame. Some Super Bowl players become school teachers, businessmen or radio hosts after their NFL days have ended. Here are 11 unsung Super Bowl heroes of the past and what they are doing now

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The Most Memorable Plays in Super Bowl History [VIDEO]

The Super Bowl is the largest spectacle in American sports. Football players who succeed on its grand stage are forever remembered. Here are the 20 most memorable plays in the history of the Super Bowl:

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What Can We Expect from this Strange, New Thing Called the ‘Internet?’

Now that the internet has become such a routine part of our daily lives, I thought it would be fun to take a look back at a 1981 news report from San Francisco's KRON-TV. It tells the tale of how home computer users could actually read newspapers online. Amazing!

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31 Years Ago: Bon Jovi’s Uneven Debut Points to Bigger Things

Seeing how they've dominated airwaves and concert arenas over the past three decades, it’s easy to forget that Bon Jovi faced odds as steep as any lottery when they released their self-titled debut album in January 1984.

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47 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix Claims ‘All Along the Watchtower’ As His Own

On Dec. 27, 1967, Bob Dylan released his first album in more than a year with the understated classic 'John Wesley Harding.'

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32 Years Ago: Def Leppard’s ‘Pyromania’ Album Released

Def Leppard's multi-platinum breakthrough album 'Pyromania' was released on Jan. 20, 1983.

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37 Years Ago: Warren Zevon Soars With All-Star ‘Excitable Boy’

With his third album 'Excitable Boy,' released in January 1978, Warren Zevon finally broke through the gates of the mainstream to become a bonafide success.

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Eddie Van Halen Recalls ‘1984’ Battles With Producer

"Ted just didn't see eye to eye with the way I looked at things. That was my whole premise for building the studio."

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5 Near-Deaths That Almost Changed Music History.

Musicians die young all the time.  It comes with the territory.  Not just up and comers but some big time major musicians have been cut down in their prime....Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, SRV, Kurt Kobain just to name a couple

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