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Five Things You Need to Know: July 23

Some local news for your morning.

Today is Monday, July 23. Here are five things you need to know:

  • Thunderstorms: Temperatures are expected to be around 90 degrees most of the day, with thunderstorms possible.
  • Lost Dog: Benny, a gray bearded collie, is missing. Please
  • Readers' Choice: Nominations for Readers' Choice 2012 are complete, and it's time to vote. Click on and then click on the various categories to vote.
  • Cheap Gas: has gas at $3.47 a gallon for regular.
  • This Day in History: In 1715, the first lighthouse in America was authorized for construction on Little Brewster Island, Mass. In 1827, the first swimming school in the United States opened in Boston. In 1984, Miss America, Vanessa Williams, turned in her crown after it had been discovered that nude photos of her had appeared in Penthouse. In 2000, Lance Armstrong won his second Tour de France.

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

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