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Famous Birthdays, July 12th

Born July 12th: Gaius Julius Caesar 100 BC… died March 15, 44 BC, one of his actions led to the Julian calendar Lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II (who wrote music for such musicals as “Showboat”, “Oklahoma!”, “Carousel”, “South Pacific”, “The King

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Events, July 12th

July 12th: 1543 – England’s King Henry VIII married his sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr. 1862 – The U.S. Congress authorized the Medal of Honor. 1870 – The first rotary can opener with a cutting wheel was patented by

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Wacky… But True, July 12th

In Washington state, a burglar broke into one of those escape rooms but couldn’t get out. He had to call 911. The man who holds the world record for the longest finger nails has had them sawed off. Shridhar Chillal

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Joke Of The Day, Thursday, July 12th, 2018

An avid fisherman was fishing from the shore of a tranquil lake when a game warden approached him and asked, “Hey there, have you not read the sign? It clearly says “NO FISHING“. The warden then approached the sign to

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, July 12th

Georgian is hosting a series of events to support interested mature students by offering one-on-one help, after work hours. “Get Help to Go Back”, the events offer an opportunity to connect with college admissions, financial aid and recruitment staff. Participants

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, July 12th

Today: Mainly sunny. A high of 30 except 26 near Georgian Bay. The humidex making it feel 34. The UV index 9 or very high. Tonight: Clear skies. A low of 18. Tomorrow: A mix of sun and cloud. The

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Celebrity Birthdays, July 12th

Born July 12th: Lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II (who wrote music for such musicals as “Showboat”, “Oklahoma!”, “Carousel”, “South Pacific”, “The King and I” and “The Sound of Music”… we hear a number of his songs on “The Lounge” here on

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Events, July 12th

July 12th: 1870 – The first rotary can opener with a cutting wheel was patented by William W. Lyman. 1931 – A major league baseball record for doubles was set as the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs combined for

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Wacky… But True, July 12th

Mo, an elderly Chesapeake Retriever, has been reunited with its owners, Darwin and Cindy Cameron after spending nine months, including winter, in the mountains of Idaho after she wandered away from the Camerons during a hunting trip last September. Deep

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, July 12th

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is reminding residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites following confirmation that mosquitoes collected from a trap in the Town of Collingwood tested positive for the West Nile virus (WNv). It’s the first lab confirmed

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, July 12th

Today: Fog patches dissipating this morning. A mix of sun and cloud today. Showers likely this afternoon with the risk of a thunderstorm. Winds becoming south at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 near noon. A high of 25. The humidex

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