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Peak bloom predicted
Peak bloom predicted

March 3, 2024 - Just a few more days until it is officially the spring season. For many people living in northern states, the winter season has largely felt like spring with warmer than normal temperatures and just a few inches of snowfall.

Word of the Day
peak: adjective;highest, top; not to be confused with peek, a quick look; Find it in blue in today's top story!

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Today In History

April 12

1945: Franklin D. Roosevelt, serving his fourth term as president of the United States, died in Warm Springs, Georgia. Roosevelt suffered from polio which had paralyzed him from the waist down making it very difficult for him to even walk. But he guided the United States through the Great Depression and World War II. After Roosevelt, the 22nd Amendment (ratified in 1951) to the U.S. Constitution was passed limiting a presidential term of office to two terms.

1776: Library of Congress: North Carolina's Provincial Congress authorized its delegates to the Second Continental Congress to vote for independence.

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