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This Day in History — First Can of Beer is Sold

It's almost the weekend, which is my favorite time to crack open a can of...well, if I'm honest, these days it's usually PBR. Times are tough, but not as tough as they probably were before this day in 1935, when the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company delivered it's first batch of 2,000 cans of Krueger's Finest Beer and Cream Ale to one of my favorite cities in America: the dirty river city of Richmond, VA.

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This Day in History — ‘The A-Team’ Debuted on TV

On this day in 1983, we learned a valuable moral lesson about human compassion from a very large, loud man in gold chains: We learned to pity fools.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Kmart Declared Chapter 11, 11 Years Ago Today

It was on this date, January 22nd back in 2002 that the largest retail bankruptcy was filed. Kmart filed for Chapter 11 protection. Not sure about you, but Kmart does sometimes get overlooked when I go shopping. That being said, I do like them.

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Jim McIsaac, Getty Images

Curt Schilling’s ‘Bloody Sock’ is Going on the Auction Block

What can you say about Curt Schilling? Excellent pitcher and he helped the Red Sox win their first World Series in 86 years. He’s an alright commentator, but as for being a video game entrepreneur, lets say maybe he should stick to baseball.

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The Maine Labor Mural is Back on Display

A mural depicting labor history that Gov. Paul LePage ordered removed from the lobby of the Maine Department of Labor is going back on display in Augusta. It will not be at the labor department. It was announced that the mural will set up in the in the atrium of the Cultural Building. That is the entry area for the Maine State Museum, Library and Archives.

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Hulton Archives, Getty Images

January 8th – Elvis’ Birthday + Steve Clark from Def Leppard Dies

Today is January 8th. Every year this date rolls around and two celebrities come to mind, Elvis Presley and Steve Clark from Def Leppard. Two very different artists with similar endings; both Presley and Clark liked the substances.

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This Day in History for January 5 — Golden Gate Bridge Construction Begins, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1643: The first legal divorce in the American colonies takes place (more info)

1925: Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming becomes the first female governor in the United States (more info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for January 5 — Robert Duvall and More

Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Robert Duvall
Age: 82
Occupation: Actor and Director
Known For: A career spanning more than 50 years that includes such legendary films as 'The Godfather,' 'Network,' 'The Great Santini,' 'Apocalypse Now' and the cult classic 'True Romance,' his Oscar-winning performance in 'Tender Mercies,' and being a rare Hollywood Republican

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Auburn from Lewiston

Who Knew They Were From Lewiston-Auburn, Maine?

I moved to Auburn from Portland 14 years ago this month (January 9, 1999). It is hard to believe it’s been 14 years in Auburn. Where does the time go? All but the last six months I lived on Goff Hill in an apartment and now we live in a house just on the outskirts of town.

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Brandi Simons, Getty Images

15 Years Ago Was ‘The Ice Storm Of 1998′

Do you remember where you were 15 years ago today and through the week? If you lived in the northeast of North America you were probably somewhat affected by 'The Ice Storm of ’98.' I wish I had pictures or thought of taking them back then, but I don’t have any.

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