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On August 30 be sure to stock up on one of America’s favorite fire roasted treats.   It’s National Toasted Marshmallow Day ! Get your friends together,...
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Gene Wilder, Star of Mel Brooks Movies, Dies at 83

Gene Wilder the star of such comedy classics as “Young Frankenstein” and “Blazing Saddles,” has died. He was 83. Wilder’s nephew said Monday that the...
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This Day In History: August 30, 1967 Thurgood Marshall confirmed as Supreme Court justice

On this day in 1967, Thurgood Marshall becomes the first African American to be confirmed as a Supreme Court justice. He would remain on the Supreme Court for 24 years before retiring for...
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Get your chopsticks ready!   National Chop Suey Day is recognized each year on August 29. Chop suey, which means “assorted pieces,” is a dish in American...
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Denzel Washington May Return To The Big Screen In Legal Drama

Denzel Washington is circling the lead role in “Inner City,” a legal drama billed as a character study in the vein of Paul Newman’s 1982 classic “The Verdict,”...
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This Day In History: August 29, 2005 Hurricane Katrina slams into Gulf Coast

Hurricane Katrina makes landfall near New Orleans, Louisiana, as a Category 4 hurricane on this day in 2005. Despite being only the third most powerful storm of the 2005 hurricane season,...
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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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