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Dennis Fernkes, Wikimedia Commons
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This Day in History for February 3 – ‘The Day the Music Died’ and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1870 – The Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, guaranteeing voting rights to citizens regardless of race (More info)

1913 – The Sixteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, authorizing the Federal government to impose and collect an income tax (More info)

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Awakening Punxsutawney Phil (Chris Hondros/Getty)
Awakening Punxsutawney Phil (Chris Hondros/Getty)
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Get Ready For Groundhog Day at Cheyenne Botanic Gardens

How do you celebrate Groundhog Day?

Most of us will watch or listen for the weather prediction from Punxsutawney Phil in Pennsylvania.

On February 1, the Paul Smith Children's Village at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in Lions Park is hosting a Groundhog Day Exploration. Starting at 4 p.m., attendees will hear a story and help create a miniature puppet theatre. The cost is one dollar per child.

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This Day in History for January 28 – Challenger Disaster and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1915 – An act of Congress creates the United States Coast Guard (More info)

1959 – The Green Bay Packers hire the now-legendary Vince Lombardi as the team’s coach and general manager (More info)

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Category: History, Music News, News
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Thinkstock
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Study: Getting Married May Not be Better Than Living Together

Are you living with your girlfriend and thinking about popping the big question? You may want to reconsider.

A new study published in the Journal of Marriage and Family, show that married couples have only few advantages compared to couples that aren’t married and live together.

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Capitol Records
Capitol Records
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This Day in History for January 20 – ‘Meet the Beatles!’ Released and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1801 – John Marshall is appointed the Chief Justice of the United States (More info)

1920 – The American Civil Liberties Union is founded (More info)

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Universal TV
Universal TV
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Josie Davis of ‘Charles in Charge’ — Still Got It? [POLL]

Josie Davis has had an incredible career that has spanned over three decades. Her acting, much like her looks, just keep getting better with age.

Josie Davis began her career in television commercials at the age of 3

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Frederick M. Brown / Andrew Wong, Getty Images
Frederick M. Brown / Andrew Wong, Getty Images
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Celebrity Birthdays for January 17 – Betty White, Muhammad Ali and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Betty White
Age: 90
Occupation: Actress, Comedienne, and Empress of Awesome
Known For: Her iconic TV roles on ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ and ‘The Golden Girls,’ her current gig on ‘Hot in Cleveland,’ being the only woman to have an Emmy in all female performing comedic categories, and a late-in-life career surge that’s made her one of entertainment’s hippest commodities

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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This Day in History for January 16 – Prohibition Becomes Law and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1919 – The Eighteenth Amendment to the US Constitution is ratified, authorizing Prohibition in the United States (More info)

1942 – Actress Carole Lombard, Clark Gable’s wife, is killed in a plane crash at the age of 33 (More info)

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Giving a day of commemoration to one of the world's most instrumental civil rights leaders whose peaceful words and deeds contributed to a whole new understanding of equality and brotherhood seems like a no-brainer. Martin Luther King Day's history, however, was fraught with controversy and took years just to get on the federal government's official calendars.

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Hostess
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Hostess Files for Bankruptcy — Here Are 10 Hostess Snacks You May Have Forgotten [IMAGES, VIDEOS]

It has long been said that a Twinkie would survive a nuclear war. But Hostess, the company that makes the treats, is not so immortal.

In fact, Hostess is expected to file for bankruptcy this week, citing over $800 million in debt. While there is a good chance Hostess will be able to reorganize or be bought out by another company — ensuring Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Ho Hos will remain in stores — it’s possible that this could spell the end of the line for the tasty snack cakes we all grew up on. 

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smemon, Flickr
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This Day in History for January 2 – 55 MPH Speed Limit Enacted and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1935 – Bruno Hauptmann goes on trial for the murder of Charles Lindbergh, Jr., infant son of aviator Charles Lindbergh (More info)

1942 – In the largest espionage case in United States history, the FBI convicts 33 members of the Duquesne Spy Ring (More info)

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Watch a Montage of the Best TV Quotes of 2011 [VIDEO]

Sometimes a TV character will fire off a line of dialogue that is so good you find yourself quoting it the next day. The Huffington Post’s TV critic Maureen Ryan has compiled a list of her 11 most memorable TV lines of 2011, which includes remarks from the likes of ‘Parks and Recreation’s’ Ron Swanson, ‘The Office’ cut-up Jim Halpert, and ‘Breaking Bad’s’ meth-dealing teacher Walter White.

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