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Sunday, February 02, 2014

Groundhog Day

On 2 Feb 1887, Groundhog Day, featuring a rodent meteorologist, was first celebrated at Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. According to tradition, if a groundhog comes out of its hole on this day and sees its shadow, there will be 6 more weeks of winter weather; no shadow means an early spring. Punxsutawney Phil services Americans north of the Mason-Dixon Line. Beauregard Lee handles the south.

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