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Southbury Daily Briefing: October 18

Everything you need to know to start your day.

Today is Thursday, October 18, the 292nd day of the year.

Today's Top Headlines

Southbury Plan of Conservation and Development Finalized

A Guide for the Dalai Lama's Visit to WestConn

Echoes of September 11 Attacks in Libya

Weather

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 8 to 13 mph in the morning.

Events & Reminders

  • Books, puzzles, games and coloring activities as well as special drinks for children and adults are offered during Family Fun Night at Starbucks Coffee.

Today in History

  • 1968 – The U.S. Olympic Committee suspends Tommie Smith and John Carlos for giving a "black power" salute during a victory ceremony at the Mexico City games.
  • 1964 – The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair closes for its first season after a six-month run.
  • 1945 – The USSR's nuclear program receives plans for the United States plutonium bomb from Klaus Fuchs at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
  • 1898 – United States takes possession of Puerto Rico.

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

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