Morning Express – Wednesday, April 3

Photo by April Jokelainen

Rain, snow and wind for most of the day today. Not a lot of accumulating snow but it could be blowing around for the first half of the day , then some rain showers that should taper off late tonight along with the gusty winds. After Thursday – get ready for some very nice Spring weather!!

1860 Start of the Pony Express, delivers mail by horse and rider relay teams between St Joseph, Missouri and Sacramento, California

1960 Elvis Presley records ‘It’s Now Or Never’, ‘Fever’ and ‘Are You Lonesome Tonight’ at RCA studios in Nashville, Tennessee

1973 1st mobile phone call is made in downtown Manhattan, NYC by Motorola employee Martin Cooper to the Bell Labs headquarters in New Jersey

What is the little dot above a lowercase “i” or “j” called?
Answer: Tittle

Which poison do apple seeds contain?
Answer: Cyanide

What was the name of the pig leader in George Orwell’s Animal Farm?
Answer: Napoleon

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Have a safe and Happy Wednesday!

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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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