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Five Things You Need to Know: Oct. 19

Local news to start your morning.

Today is Friday, Oct. 19. Here are five things you need to know.

  • Rainy Day: Temperaures are expected to be in the mid-60s most of the day, with rain throughout the day as well.
  • Meteor Shower: Don't miss the Orionids Meteor Shower before it ends.
  • Treat Recalled: Certain dog treats at Target have been recalled.
  • Costume Contests: Patch is having two Halloween costume contests. Upload a Also, upload a photo of your pet in costume and you could win a $50 gift card.
  • This Day in History: In 1781, British Gen. Charles Cornwallis surrendered to American Gen. George Washington at Yorktown, Va., in the last major battle of the Revolutionary War. In 1937, "Woman's Day" was published for the first time. In 1951, President Harry Truman singed an act officially ending the state of war with Germany. In 1983, the Senate approved a bill establishing a national holiday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

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

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