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Watch Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech [VIDEO]

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in which we're reminded about the late speaker's quest for civil rights equality.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

1873 Winchester Rifle Found Leaning Against Tree

Making their way through the Great Basin National Park in Nevada, archeologists came across an 1873 Winchester rifle. The Rifle, a Winchester model 1873 repeating rifle, was found leaning against a tree. It's 132 years old but it’s not known how long it has been leaning against the three.

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Astrid Stawiaz, Getty Images

Wheel of Fortune Turns 40

The game show Wheel of Fortune turns 40 years old this year. The original host was Chuck Woolery and the letter turner was Susan Stafford. The name of the show was Shopper’s Bazaar. Woolery, in a contract dispute, left the show in 1981 and was replaced by Pat Sajak. Vanna White joined shortly after.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

History of Christmas in the United States

Christmas as we know it today hasn’t always been Christmas as we know it. It was only about 150 years ago Christmas in the United States started to take shape and become the holiday we have today.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Pearl Habor, December 7th, 1941

This Sunday is the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7th, 1941. This is the day President Franklin Roosevelt said would be the day that 'lived in infamy'. It's the date that threw the United States into the World War.

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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images

December is Bingo Month

December is ‘Bingo’ month. The game made its debut in December of 1921 and has been a popular game ever since. The original name was ‘Beano’ until toy salesman, Edwin S. Lowe, heard an excited winner yell out ‘bingo’ when they won a game at a carnival.

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T.J. Kirkpatrick, Getty Images

Little Known Halloween Facts

Halloween is here and here are some interesting things about the day you may not know. The mask for the 1978 movie Halloween was a William Shatner Star Trek mask; it was used because the budget for the movie was tight so they got the cheapest mask they could find.

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Benjamin Rondel, Getty Images

The First Horseshoe Tounament Winner

On this day in 1910, the first horseshoe pitching tournament was held in Bronson, Kansas. Things were a little different in those days of horseshoes, the stakes were only 2 inches high, ringers counted as five points, leaners three and close shoes were one. The stakes were 38 feet apart.

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Dickering Around With Tim & Greg From Downeast Dickering [AUDIO]

Today, during the Morning Buzz, we had the opportunity to talk to Tim and Greg Morin.  They are twins who own Shaker Hill Outdoors in Poland Spring.  But, more recently, they were snatched up by the History Channel's Downeast Dickering

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Fox Photo's, Getty Images

5,000 Year Time Capsule Buried in New York

In 1938 at the site of the 1939 World’s Fair in New York, Westinghouse buried a 5,000 year time capsule. It is scheduled to be opened in the year 6963. It is located in the Westinghouse Pavilion of the fairgrounds in Queens, New York.

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