Five Things to Start Your Day: Dec. 3

A few facts, figures and tidbits to being your first workweek of December.


Monday: Partly sunny & mild! Highs in the mid 50s!

Tuesday: Sun & clouds. Still mild. Upper 50s to near 60 by afternoon! Rain showers arrive at night.

Wednesday: Colder air returns with morning temps near 50, then falling into the low 40s by afternoon. Early shower, then increasing sun.

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4. WHAT TO CELEBRATE TODAY: Today is National Roof Over Your Head Day. It is a day of appreciation for the things we have, starting with the roof over our heads. Unfortunately, not everyone is as lucky as you and I. There are many homeless people right here in our country. Some people live in a cardboard box on the street...... literally. Spend a few minutes appreciating your roof and home today, along with the many thins you have. And, also make a contribution to a homeless shelter, so others can come in out of the rain.

5. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 1931 - Alka Seltzer was sold for the first time; 1950 - Paul Harvey began his national radio broadcast; 1964 - Police arrested about 800 students at the University of California at Berkeley. The arrest took place one day after the students staged a massive sit-in inside an administration building.



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