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Happy Birthday to Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the United States. What's your fondest memory of "the Gipper"?
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On this day in 1887, Groundhog Day is celebrated for the first time at Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Penn. The holiday's roots can be traced to the ancient Christian tradition of Candlemas Day, when clergy would bless and distribute candles for winter.
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On this day in 1887, Harvey Wilcox officially registers Hollywood with the Los Angeles County recorder’s office. Wilcox envisioned the land as the perfect site for a utopian-like community for devout Christians, where they could live a highly moral life free of vices such as alcohol.
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Germany has returned 45 artifacts to Iraq, including a 6,500-year-old Sumerian gold jar, a Sumerian battle ax, and a stone from an Assyrian palace. The artifacts had been stolen from Iraqi museums in the wake of the U.S.-led invasion of 2003.

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Something fun we're trying out on Facebook. Post pictures of "winter" or whatever he world winter means to you, and you could win Ice Road Truckers DVDs.

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On this day in 1809, poet, author and literary critic Edgar Allan Poe is born in Boston, Massachusetts. Sadly, it seems the annual visits to the writer's grave in Baltimore by a mysterious figure called the "Poe Toaster" shall occur nevermore.

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Archaeologists in Egypt find the tomb of a woman singer in the Valley of the Kings, dating back almost 3,000 years.

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I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal." ~ Martin Luther King Jr.
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A trove of more than 5,000 artifacts from the Titanic, valued at $189 million, will go up for auction in April. But the items must be sold in bulk, and ownership will carry great responsibility.
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