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Woodbury-Middlebury Briefing: Tuesday, June 5

In honor of National Accordion Awareness Month, check out this cover of Outkast's "Hey Ya," prominently featuring the accordion. Events, top headlines and weather are also in the briefing.

 

Today is Tuesday, June 5, the 157th day of the year and World Environment Day. June is also National Accordian Awareness Month.

Today's Headlines

Events & Reminders

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Today's Weather 

Tuesday in Middlebury: Showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tuesday Night in Middlebury: Scattered showers before 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Tuesday in Woodbury: Scattered showers, mainly after 10 a.m. Cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind between 7 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tuesday Night in Woodbury: Scattered showers, mainly before 10 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Today in History

1933: The U.S. Congress abrogates the country's use of the gold standard by enacting a joint resolution nullifying the right of creditors to demand payment in gold.

1956: Elvis Presley introduces his new single, "Hound Dog," on The Milton Berle Show, scandalizing the audience with his suggestive hip movements.

1968: Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan. Kennedy dies the next day.

1981: The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that five people in Los Angeles have a rare form of pneumonia seen only in patients with weakened immune systems in what turns out to be the first recognized cases of AIDS.

1989: The Unknown Rebel halts the progress of a column of advancing tanks for over half an hour after the Tiananmen Square protests.

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

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