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This Weekend's Happenings: May 18 to 20

A beautiful tribute to a father and this weekend's events are in today's briefing.

 

Today is Friday, May 18, the 139th day of the year and International Museum Day.

Today's Headlines

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Events & Reminders: Friday, May 18

  • 3:30 p.m.
  • 6:45 p.m. at the
  • 8 p.m.

Events & Reminders: Saturday, May 19

  • All Day:
  • 8 a.m. at the
  • 9 a.m.
  • at the
  • 10 a.m. at
  • 10 a.m.
  • 11 a.m.
  • 1 p.m. at the
  • 5 p.m. at the
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • 9 p.m.

Events & Reminders: Sunday, May 20

  • All Day:
  • 8:30 a.m.
  • 10 a.m.
  • 10 a.m.
  • 11 a.m. Robin Hood’s Springtime Festival
  • Noon: at
  • Noon:
  • 2:30 p.m. with at
  • 3:15 p.m. at the

Today's Weather 

Friday Night in Middlebury: Clear, with a low around 41. South wind between 7 and 10 mph becoming calm.

Friday Night in Woodbury: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. South wind between 5 and 8 mph becoming calm.

Today in History

1652: Rhode Island passes the first law in English-speaking North America making slavery illegal.

1860: Abraham Lincoln wins the Republican Party presidential nomination over William H. Seward, who later becomes the U.S. Secretary of State.

1896: The U.S. Supreme Court rules in Plessy v. Ferguson that the "separate but equal" doctrine is constitutional. 

1980: Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage.

1995: Shawn Nelson, 35, goes on a tank rampage in San Diego.

Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.

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