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    AM: September 20, 2019

    It feels like we just celebrated this, but it’s National Pepperoni Pizza Day! (it was on Sept. 5 that we had Cheese pizza day… fun facts about pizza–Americans eat so much pizza that it is roughly 350 slices per second every year… whoa, that’s a lot of pizza, and 36% is pepperoni. The first pizzas were made in Italy, and had mozzarella, tomatoes and basil–red, white and green–the colors of the Italian flag. Didn’t know that there was some meaning in your pizza, did you? Sometimes we don’t look deep enough at things, and we just pass by them with…

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    AM: September 19, 2019

    Ahoy, me hearties. Shiver me timbers. It’s time to walk the plank, arrrrrr… Can you get what day it is? It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day! So Talk Like a Pirate Day has been around since 1995, when a couple…

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    AM: September 18, 2019

    This week is National Keep Kids Creative Week. It’s not just about you doing creative things though–it’s a week for your parents to work on being creative, both to include you, but to also set a good example. So today,…

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    AM: September 17, 2019

    So since we were talking about gold yesterday, how about this fun fact for today: in the year 1917, the US paid $25 million dollars in gold for the Virgin Islands… man, what a deal! Considering that some people’s houses…

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    PM: September 16, 2019

    September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. You may have seen some of the MLB players wearing yellow/gold ribbons this month. Out of all the money set aside for cancer research, only 4% of that goes to kids cancer research, unless…

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    AM: September 16, 2019

    Well, today is a bit of odd news… on Saturday a piece of modern art was stolen. The artwork was a solid gold…toilet. No really. The artwork is named “America” and it’s kind of a joke (which sometimes art made…

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    PM: September 15, 2019

    Today was International Dot Day. Do you know what that is? Have you ever read the book “The Dot”, about a girl who says she can’t draw? If you haven’t it’s a good one. Elementary teachers around the world created…