Morning Express – Thursday, December 28

Another foggy / drizzly day for today as we remain above seasonal, but for those looking for snow, you just may be in luck in the next several days. We begin to cool down on the weekend and the threat of flurries and snow showers are starting to show up in the forecast. At this point nothing significant, but that could change once we get past New Year’s day.

1065 New church devoted to St Peter the Apostle built by Edward the Confessor – later called the ‘west minister’ consecrated in London (rebuilt mid 13th century)

1612 First observation of Neptune – Galileo observes and records a “fixed star” without realising it is a planet

1860 Harriet Tubman arrives in Auburn, New York, on her last mission to free slaves, having evaded capture for 8 years on the Underground Railroad

Australia is wider than the moon

Headphones can increase the bacteria in your ears.

The Eiffel Tower gets taller in the summer. When the iron heats up, the tower can be up to 15 centimeters (6 inches) taller due to thermal expansion

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Enjoy your last Thursday of 2023!

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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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