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NCIS 1000th episode: plot, returning stars and how to watch

NCIS 1000th episode: plot, returning stars and how to watch

NCIS fans are celebrating a major milestone, with the show’s 1000th episode set to debut on CBS and Paramount+. “All of NCIS is suddenly put under attack, so now you get to see NCIS: Hawai’i, NCIS: LA, NCIS: Sydney coming in to help,” Katrina Law teased of the special.  Titled ‘A Thousand Yards,’ the latest instalment will include plenty of Easter eggs from the show’s 20-year run, and while Mark Harmon isn’t expected to return, some familiar faces – including a cast member from the 2004 pilot – have cameos in the episode. So, what can fans expect from the 1000th episode of NCIS? Here’s what you need to know… What is the episode about? “NCIS comes under attack by a mysterious enemy from the past. Also, Vance tries to mend fences with his estranged son by explaining why, despite the ongoing dangers of his job, he still chooses to stay at NCIS,” reveals the synopsis.  In a key moment from the trailer, agents Jessica Knight (Katrina Law) and Nick Torres (Wilmer Valderrama) are lured …

Happy 1,000th Game, Wordle! Here Are the Best Starter Words to Use

Happy 1,000th Game, Wordle! Here Are the Best Starter Words to Use

Maybe the Wordle answer on March 15 should be P-A-R-T-Y. Wordle, the New York Times-owned online puzzle, is celebrating its 1,000th game. The Times bought the game from creator Josh Wardle for seven figures in 2022.   The paper will celebrate beginning March 14, although Game 1000 will come up Friday, March 15. The Empire State Building will be lit up in Wordle colors — green, yellow and white. And if you’re in New York, you can get special treats from March 14 through March 27, with a ton offered on March 15 itself. I’ve written a lot about Wordle — from best starter words to a helpful two-step strategy to controversial word changes. I’ve even rounded up what I learned playing the hit online word puzzle for a full year. But recently, I haven’t been making a lot of changes to my strategy. You see, I’ve found a favorite Wordle starter word and I just can’t give it up. Wordle starter-word methodology is very personal. One person told me they just look around whatever room they’re …

This legacy school bus maker just delivered its 1,000th electric school bus

This legacy school bus maker just delivered its 1,000th electric school bus

Photo: Thomas Built Buses Thomas Built Buses, founded in 1916, has delivered its 1,000th electric school bus to a school system in Georgia. High Point, NC-based Thomas Built Buses is a Daimler Truck North America subsidiary. The company announced today that it’s delivered its 1,000th Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric school bus to Meriwether County School System, Georgia, as part of a larger order. The Saf-T-Liner C2 has 244 kWh standard battery capacity and 295 peak horsepower. It features over-the-air battery management software updates and has bilateral V2G capability. It can charge in two to three hours on a DC fast charger and has a range of up to 150 miles. Thomas Built Buses says the 81-passenger electric bus is ideal for “in-town routes.” The Jouley school buses are Meriweather Schools’ first electric buses, and they’ll replace some of its current fleet of 46 diesel school buses. Meriweather Schools, which is southwest of Atlanta and has 2,400 pre-K to 12th grade enrolled students, got eight Jouley electric school buses in total. All were fully funded by the Environmental Protection Agency’s …