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Five Things You Need to Know: Dec. 19

Some local news for your morning.

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 19. Here are five things you need to know.

  • Cloudy Day: Temperatures are expected to be in the mid-40s most of the day, with cloudy skies.
  • Holiday Shopping: Check out our local holiday shopping guide with deals at local businesses this season.
  • Newtown: Here is a way you can help the families of the Newtown tragedy victims. And you can leave a message of support here.
  • Track Santa: You can track Santa's trip here.
  • This Day in History: In 1843, Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" was first published in England. In 1917 , the first games of the new National Hockey League were played. In 1957, Meredith Wilson’s "The Music Man" opened at the Majestic Theatre in New York City. In 1989, U.S. troops invaded Panama to overthrow the regime of General Noriega.

To find more things to do today, check out our event listings.

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