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Five Things to Know About Jan. 7

What have you got going on today?

Welcome to Monday, Jan. 7, 2013! Here are some interesting tidbits about today. 

  1. On this date in 1979, Vietnamese forces took the Cambodian capitol of Phnom Penh and overthrew the Khmer Rouge government. 
  2. That just doesn't look safe: On Jan 7, 1990, the Leaning Tower of Pisa was deemed structurally unsafe and was closed to the public.   
  3. Famous birthdays: American television host Katie Couric is 56; American actor Nicolas Cage is 49 and American actor Jeremy Renner is 42. 
  4. The weather today will be sunny with a high temperature of 43 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The evening will be clear with a low temperature of 29.
  5. The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Hostage Rescue Team will conduct a training exercise from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the former D.C. Department of Corrections’ prison in Lorton.

Have an amazing day!

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