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National Dog Day is observed annually on August 26th.   This day encourages dog ownership of all breeds, mixed and pure, and embraces the opportunity for all dogs to...
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John Legend, Tika Sumpter To Bring The Story Of ‘Black Wall Street’ To Life At WGN Network

This incredible story could finally be told to the masses and make for some unforgettable television. By now it’s safe to say John Legend and his production company are inching...
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This Day In History: August 26, 1920 19th Amendment adopted

The 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote, is formally adopted into the U.S. Constitution by proclamation of Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby. The amendment was the...
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National Banana Split Day is observed annually on August 25th! Traditionally served in a long dish, called a boat, a banana is cut in half lengthwise and laid in the dish with scoops...
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Tye Tribbett Tapped To Co Host Dove Awards

Grammy and Stellar Award winner Tye Tribbett will join Christian Rock group For King & Country as this year’s hosts for the GMA Tye Tribbett 514Dove Awards.  The Dove Awards...
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This Day In History: August 25, 1944 Liberation of Paris

On this day in 1944, French General Jacques Leclerc enters the free French capital triumphantly. Pockets of German intransigence remained, but Paris was free from German control. Two days...
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The quintessential classic of the cake world, this airy queen of teas is the guest of honor on National Sponge Cake Day on August 23rd.   One of the trickiest cakes for...
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Simone Biles Will Reportedly Join ‘Dancing With The Stars’

She may be the greatest gymnast to ever walk the planet and work a floor routine like nobody’s business, but can Simone Biles do a pasodoble? United States' Simone Biles...
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This Day In History: August 23, 1904 Patent for tire chain issued

On this day in 1904, Harold D. Weed of Canastota, New York, is issued U.S. Patent No. 768,495 for his “Grip-Tread for Pneumatic Tires,” a non-skid tire chain to be used on...
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Wiggled and loose, that tooth that comes free just might get collected on National Tooth Fairy Day observed on August 22.  The day is also celebrated on February 28. This childhood...
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