Morning Express – Friday, November 16

Cool and windy today with temperatures falling to a high of only plus 4. A weak front could produce some rain / flurries for late tonight and into Saturday. No accumulation expected. For Saturday, a mix of sun and cloud – again just a chance of some flurries early. Should remain dry but breezy for the Santa Parade. We start to see some ugly weather develop Sunday. Rain / Snow with no accumulation . Next week, we get a blast of arctic air!

On This Date…

1800 Congress holds its 1st session in Washington, D.C. in an incomplete Capitol Building

1970 Douglas Engelbart receives the patent for the first computer mouse

2003 Britney Spears, at 21 years old, becomes the youngest singer to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

mORNING DID YOU KNOW

Among lost works, this story might be even worse: Ernest Hemingway’s first wife, Hadley, left a suitcase full of the author’s writing on a train. When she went back to get it, it was gone. “I had never seen anyone hurt by a thing other than death or unbearable suffering except Hadley when she told me about the things being gone,” Hemingway wrote in A Moveable Feast.

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The difference between jam and jelly is that jam is made with mashed-up fruit while jelly is made with fruit juice.

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Flamin’ Hot Cheetos were developed by a janitor at Frito-Lay, Richard Montanez, who got the idea after putting chili powder on some rejected Cheetos and then pitched it to the CEO. He’s now a successful executive and motivational speaker, and a movie is in the works about his life.

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That’s it for this week, have a wonderful weekend !

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  • Craig Huckerby

    Craig Huckerby is a seasoned broadcast and media professional with over 43 years in local media. Starting in television, Craig became known as "the weather guy" on local television before pioneering internet media in the Sault. Craig is credited for bringing local television back to the Sault via the internet in 2003 with LTVNEWS.COM and was instrumental in launching SooNews.ca and Local2.ca. Craig has also won numerous International Film awards for director of the documentary, "Was I Next?, The Sean Cribbin Story"

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