If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. -- J.R.R. Tolkien
Jul 08, 2002
It's Partly cloudy, 6C, 102.9kPa, wind at 13km/hN and 45% Humidity


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1 Chad Kroeger/Josey Scott - Hero
2 Corey Taylor - Bother
3 Stabilo Boss - Everybody
4 Eminem - Without Me
5 Sum 41 - It's What We're All About
6 Our Lady Peace - Somewhere Out There
7 Puddle Of Mudd - Drift & Die
8 P.O.D - Boom
9 The Hives - Hate To Say I Told You So

AMC 24
On this date in 1987, heavy thunderstorms slammed Michigan. A tornado near the town of Munising wrecked a commercial dog kennel. One of the missing dogs was later found unhurt in a treetop a half mile away.


High: 14C
Sunny with cloudy periods

Low: 8C
Periods of rain

High: 17C
Low: 8C

Risk of thunderstorms

High: 14C
Low: 6C
POP: 40%
Chance of showers

High: 17C
Low: 3C


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Word of the Day

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Today in History
1850 Vice President Millard Fillmore assumed the presidency, following the death of President Zachary Taylor.
1890 Wyoming became the 44th state.
1919 President Wilson personally delivered the Treaty of Versailles to the Senate and urged its ratification.
1925 The official news agency of the Soviet Union, TASS, was established.
1943 U.S. and British forces invaded Sicily during World War II.
1951 Armistice talks aimed at ending the Korean conflict began at Kaesong.
1962 The Telstar communications satellite was launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla.
1973 The Bahamas became independent after three centuries of British colonial rule.
1979 Conductor Arthur Fiedler, who had led the Boston Pops orchestra for a half-century, died in Brookline, Mass., at age 84.
1985 Bowing to pressure from irate customers, the Coca-Cola Co. said it would resume selling old-formula Coke, while continuing to sell New Coke.
1989 Mel Blanc, the ''man of a thousand voices,'' including cartoon characters Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Porky Pig, died in Los Angeles at age 81.
1991 Boris N. Yeltsin took the oath of office as the first elected president of the Russian republic.
1991 President Bush lifted economic sanctions against South Africa, citing its ''profound transformation'' toward racial equality.
1992 A federal judge in Miami sentenced former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega, convicted of drug and racketeering charges, to 40 years in prison.
1995 Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was freed from almost six years of house arrest in Yangon, Myanmar.
1997 Scientists in London said DNA from a Neanderthal skeleton supported a theory that all humanity descended from an ''African Eve'' 100,000 to 200,000 years ago.
1999 The U.S. women's soccer team won the World Cup, beating China 5-4 on penalty kicks after 120 minutes of scoreless play at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.

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