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NFL Playoff Schedule 2019 Dates, times and TV for every round of the AFC and NFC postseason - CBSSports.com
Super Bowl LIII, Sunday, February 3, 2018

NFL Playoff Picture - NFL.com 

FBS College Football - Home NCAA.com 

2019 College Football Playoff National Championship - Wikipedia  Jan. 7, 2019, California
Clemson routs Alabama for 2nd CFP National Championship in 3 years College Football Highlights - YouTube

MLB Playoff Picture Update MLB.com  2018

2018–19 NHL season - Wikipedia 
October 3, 2018, and will end on April 6, 2019
Official Site of the National Hockey League NHL.com

2018–19 NBA season - Wikipedia 
October 16, 2018, and end on April 10, 2019

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How To Help Victims Of The Camp Fire « CBS Sacramento

1226 - 0101 Kwanzaa (photos):  Letter 146 |  レター  146         Kwanzaa Event examples

1231 New Year's Eve (Photos)     Letter 18  | レター 18  (104, 105, 148)
New Year’s Eve Party in Times Square  - LED Crystal Ball Drop -Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ EveRyan Seacrest & Fergie on ABC, “NBC’s New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly”, New York, New York | Peach Drop, Atlanta, Georgia |
Things to do on New Year's Eve Quirky drops around USA | CNN Travel  2018
New Year's Eve 2018 celebrations around the world - The Guardian
Thousands Flock To Times Square For New Year's Eve « CBS New York

0101 New Year's Day photos     Letter 18 | レター 18 (104, 105, 148)  |  Polar Bear Plunge 

Pope Francis Urbi et Orbi: 'my Christmas wish is fraternity - Vatican News  2018
Queen's Christmas Message 2018 - YouTube

Angela Merkel′s New Year′s speech ′Democracy thrives on change′   Deutsche Welle, 12/31/2018
Upbeat Macron defends reform agenda after bruising year
  France24, 12/31/2018
Putin's New Year Address 2019 - YouTube
Full video: Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers 2019 New Year speech - YouTube
Theresa May’s new year message back Brexit deal - YouTube
In New Year's statement, Abe vows to step up peace treaty talks with Russia in 2019 | The Japan Times 


2018 NASCAR Playoffs - Monster Energy Series - NASCAR.com
Race results NASCAR championship 2018: Logano wins NASCAR.com
Championship Seasons: Joey Logano 2018 - YouTube

2019 College Football Playoff National Championship - Wikipedia  Jan. 7, 2019, California
Semifinals: Dec. 29, 2018  Orange Bowl (Florida): #4 Oklahoma vs. #1 Alabama 2018 Orange Bowl Highlights - YouTube and Cotton Bowl (Texas): #3 Notre Dame vs. #2 Clemson 2018 Cotton Bowl Highlights - YouTube
2019 Sugar Bowl #15 Texas vs #5 Georgia Full Game Highlights - YouTube
2019 Rose Bowl #9 Washington vs #6 Ohio State Full Game Highlights - YouTube
2018 Peach Bowl #10 Florida vs #7 Michigan Full Game Highlights - YouTube

Final Top 4 teams for College Football Playoff 2018-19 - YouTube
2019 College Football Playoff National Championship - Wikipedia  Jan. 7, 2019, California

NFL Playoff Schedule 2019 Dates, times and TV for every round of the AFC and NFC postseason - CBSSports.com
Super Bowl LIII, Sunday, February 3, 2019, Atlanta, Georgia,  Patriots vs. Rams 
Super Bowl LIII - Wikipedia

NFL Playoff Picture - NFL.com

2019 March — Women's March  with a video, Jan. 19, 2019
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaks At NYC Women’s March - MSNBC - YouTube
2019 Women's March - Wikipedia  3rd Sat., Jan. 19, 2019


3rd Mon. of January, Jan. 21, 2019  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day photos    Letterレター 106 & 21   

Jan. 22nd   
March for Life Pro-Life

Jan. 24 - Feb 3., 2019  St. Paul Winter Carnival (Photos), St. Paul, MN セントポール ウィンターカーニバル < Saint Paul Winter Carnival >
Letter | レター  30, 65, 107  More Winter Carnivals 
Family-friendly events planned for Saint Paul Winter Carnival - YouTube  2019

2019 National Hockey League All-Star Game - Wikipedia  Jan. 26, 2019,  San Jose, CA

Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019  SAG Awards, Los Angels, California
Home - Screen Actors Guild Awards
SAG Awards 2019: Recapping The Biggest Moments - YouTube  3:16 - The video starts
25th Screen Actors Guild Awards - Wikipedia

Alysa LIU - Free Skate 2019 US, Nationals. - YouTube
Home - US Figure Skating
2019 U.S. Figure Skating Championships - Wikipedia  Jan. 19 - 27, 2019, Detroit, Michigan

Jan. 25 - 28, 2018  X Games: Winter X Games  Aspen, Colorado www.stayaspensnowmass.com

February 2nd  Groundhog Day  Letter: 108 | 23 | 38 ; レター: 108 | 23 | 38  |  Photo Gallery  |  Famous Groundhogs

 


15100 190118  The inauguration of Governor Walz and the constitutional officers - MPR News  Jan. 7, 2019, MN
Office of Governor - Office of Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan
Governor of Minnesota - Wikipedia
Mark Dayton on his 40 years of public service ‘I was part of making things happen’ – Twin Cities  Pioneeer Press, Jan. 4, 2019
Minnesota

15099 190118  New plant-focused diet would ‘transform’ planet’s future, say scientists | The Guardian
Eat


15098 190118  The changing view of foreigners in Japan - NHK NEWSLINE - News - NHK WORLD  Jan. 10, 2019
info from Explore Japan Info


15097 190117  Weekend Box Office Results for January 11-13, 2019 - Box Office Mojo
The Upside (2017) - IMDb  2  Aquaman (2018) - IMDb  3  A Dog's Way Home (2019) - IMDb

15096 190117  Chillier weather ahead; enough snow to shovel for southern Minn. on Friday | Updraft | Minnesota Public Radio News  Jan. 17, 2019
Minneapolis, MN 10-Day Weather Forecast - The Weather Channel | Weather.com  Jan. 17, 2019
Single-digit temps mark 1st day of 2019 - KSTP.com  Jan. 1, 2019
Boeing 737 takeoff in snowstorm HD cockpit view + ATC audio Episode 18 - YouTube
Minnesota's Winter  |  Airplane 
 

15095 190116  Bartz brothers of New Brighton, MN, unveil 8th snow sculpture, a snail  Pioneer Press
When: 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. daily until early February
Where: 2777 16th St. N.W., New Brighton, MN
Bartz Snow Sculptures - Home Facebook

Snow Shark Photos:  1  |  2    Jan. 2014

15094 190116    born January 31, 1921    Carol Channing
January 16, 1964 “Hello, Dolly!” Starring Carol Channing Opened on Broadway and Went on to Win 10 Tony Awards - Lifetime
Hello, Dolly! (musical) - Wikipedia 
Carol Channing - IMDb

"Before the Parade Passes By" - Hello, Dolly! (Original Broadway Production, 1964) - YouTube
Hello Dolly Carol Channing - YouTube
Carol Channing Biography - Biography
Carol Channing - Wikipedia 
January 31, 1921 – January 15, 2019, an American actress, singer, dancer and comedienne. Known for starring in Broadway and film musicals, her characters typically radiated a fervent expressiveness and an easily identifiable voice, whether singing or for comedic effect.
R.I.P.    January 15, 2019    Carol Channing
Carol Channing, Broadway legend, dead at 97 - YouTube 
Seattle, Washington  |  San Francisco, California  |  Vermont
Musical

 
15093 190115    born January 15, 1929     Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Minister & Civil Rights Activist Mini Bio BIO - YouTube
Martin Luther King Jr.
Georgia 
3rd Mon. of January, Jan. 21, 2019  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day photos    Letterレター 106 & 21

15092 190115  Real News: REAL HISTORY: BOSTON MOLASSES DISASTER - YouTube
Molasses Flood - Disasters of the Century - YouTube  Jan. 15, 1919, Boston, MA 
 
What Is Molasses? - How to Make Molasses Cookies - YouTube
Molasses - Wikipedia
Molasses floods Boston streets - HISTORY  Jan. 15, 1919, Boston, Massachusetts
Foods

15091 190115   EIGHT OWLS AND THEIR CALLS - YouTube
Owls in the wild

15090 190115   Nesting Barred Owl Part 1 - YouTube
Barred Owl Part 2 First Steps Outside The Nest - YouTube

15088 190114  Nature Notes: Cloudy. Almost no snow on the ground, but some parts of the park trail were icy and slippery. We heard Barred Owl calls* on our walk.  St. Paul, MN, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
*  "Who cooks for you?"
calls  BARRED OWL AMAZING VOCALS! - YouTube
Barred Owl Pair Photos:  1 2  |  3
Owls in the wild

15089 190114  Hiking on icy trails: The best crampons and traction devices  Midwest Weekends
Crampons - Wikipedia

15088 190114  Nature Notes: Cloudy. Almost on snow on the ground, but some parts of the park trail were icy and slippery. We heard Barred Owl calls* on our walk.  St. Paul, MN, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
*  "Who cooks for you?" calls  BARRED OWL AMAZING VOCALS! - YouTube
Barred Owl Pair Photos:  1 2  |  3
Owls in the wild

15087 190114  See the best astronomy photographs of 2018  National Geographic
Astronomy

15086 190114  NFL Championship ratings dip, but games still bring in huge audience  CNN, Business  Jan. 14, 2018
Sports  2019 

15085 190113  Tychos Supernova Remnant in Xray  - What star created this huge puffball?   "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  Jan. 13, 2019
SN 1572 - Wikipedia  Tycho's Supernova, Tycho's Nova), or B Cassiopeiae (B Cas), was a supernova of Type Ia in the constellation Cassiopeia, one of about eight supernovae visible to the naked eye in historical records. It appeared in early November 1572 and was independently discovered by many individuals.
Astronomy
Here is a photo of a Giant Puffball.

15084 190113  James Watson The most controversial statements made by the father of DNA - The Independent  Jan. 13, 2019
DNA pioneer James Watson stripped of honors after racist comments  USA TODAY, Jan. 13, 2019 
James Watson - Facts  NobelPrize.org

James Watson - Wikipedia
 
born April 6, 1928, an American molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist, best known as one of the co-discoverers of the structure of DNA in 1953 with Francis Crick and Rosalind Franklin. Watson, Crick, and Maurice Wilkins were awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material".
Chicago, Illinois


15083 190113 
Sun., Jan 13, 2019
Chargers vs. Patriots Divisional Round Highlights NFL 2018 Playoffs - YouTube

Eagles vs. Saints Divisional Round Highlights NFL 2018 Playoffs - YouTube

Sat., Jan. 12, 2019
Colts vs. Chiefs Divisional Round Highlights NFL 2018 Playoffs - YouTube
Cowboys vs. Rams Divisional Round Highlights NFL 2018 Playoffs - YouTube
NFL Playoff Picture - NFL.com
Sports  2019

15082 190112  Billboard Hot 100 - Top 50 Singles (1-12-2019) - YouTube
Music

15081 190112  National Trails System  National Park Service
National Trails System - Wikipedia
The man who hiked 30 US national trails – in pictures Travel | The Guardian
National Trails

15080 190111  Readers' travel photography competition 2018 winners Travel - The Guardian

15079 190111  Celebrating Earl Scruggs  Jan. 11, 2014 
Earl Scruggs: Five Great Performances – Rolling Stone
Who was Earl Scruggs? Everything You Need to Know about American musician Earl Scruggs. - YouTube
Earl Scruggs - Wikipedia  January 6, 1924 – March 28, 2012, an American musician noted for popularizing a three-finger banjo picking style, now called "Scruggs style," which is a defining characteristic of bluegrass music. His three-finger style of playing was radically different from the usual ways in which the five-string banjo had traditionally been played. He popularized the instrument in several genres of music and elevated the banjo from its role as a background rhythm instrument, or a comedian's prop, into featured solo status.
North Carolina  |  Music  |  Banjo Player (MN State Fair, 2012)

15078 190111  Amelia Earhart flies from Hawaii to California - HISTORY  Jan. 11, 1935
Amelia Earhart Hops Foggy Pacific in 18 Hours in Lockheed Vega 1935-01-11 Universal Newsreel - YouTube
Amelia Earhart - First Woman To Fly Alone Mini Bio Biography - YouTube

Amelia Earhart - Wikipedia  born July 24, 1897; disappeared July 2, 1937, an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
Kansas  |  Minnesota  |  Illinois
Airplanes


15077 190110     born 10 January 1945    Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart-Maggie May - YouTube
Rod Stewart - Young Turks (Official Video) - YouTube
Rod Stewart - Forever Young (Official Video) - YouTube
Rod Stewart - YouTube
Rod Stewart - Katie Couric Interview 23 oct 2012 - YouTube
Rod Stewart Net Worth, Lifestyle, Family, Biography, House and Cars - YouTube
Rod Stewart | Official Website
Rod Stewart - Wikipedia  CBE, born 10 January 1945, a British rock singer and songwriter. Born and raised in London, he is of Scottish and English ancestry. Stewart is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 100 million records worldwide.
Music

 
15076 190110  'Aquaman' Official Extended Trailer (2018) Jason Momoa, Amber Heard - YouTube
Aquaman (2018) - IMDb
Aquaman - Official Trailer 1 - Now Playing In Theaters - YouTube
AQUAMAN - Final Trailer - Now Playing In Theaters - YouTube

Aquaman (film) - Wikipedia  As of January 9, 2019, Aquaman has grossed $268.6 million in the United States and Canada, and $702.9 million in other territories, for a total worldwide gross of $971.5 million.[7]
Aquaman - Wikipedia


15075 190110  Weekend Box Office Results for January 4-6, 2019 - Box Office Mojo
Aquaman (2018) - IMDb  2 
Escape Room (2019) - IMDb  3  Mary Poppins Returns (2018) - IMDb

15074 190109  What will happen with #Me too in 2019?  www.fastcompany.com
Me Too movement - Wikipedia
 
Women's Rights

15073 190109  There's a Link Between the Size of Your Belly and the Size of Your Brain  Live Science

15072 190109  Man arrested for stealing roommate's $10 million lottery ticket  CNBC

15071 190109  Columbus mistakes manatees for mermaids - Jan 09, 1493 - HISTORY.com
Christopher Columbus Thought Manatees Were Mermaids Azula - YouTube

Mermaid photos  |  Columbus Ships - Christopher Columbus  |  Florida - Manatees

15070 190109  Steve Jobs debuts the iPhone - Jan 09, 2007 - HISTORY.com
World's first smartphone, Simon launched before iPhone - Business Insider 1992


15069 190108-0109 
Best Mexican restaurant in every state  MSN
The Best Taco in Every State Gallery  The Daily Meal
Restaurant


15068 190108  William Randolph Hearst stops Citizen Kane ads - HISTORY  Jan. 8, 1941
Citizen Kane (1941) - IMDb
William Randolph Hearst - Wikipedia  April 29, 1863 – August 14, 1951, an American businessman, politician, and newspaper publisher who built the nation's largest newspaper chain and media company,
Hearst Communications, and whose flamboyant methods of yellow journalism influenced the nation's popular media by emphasizing sensationalism and human interest stories.
Orson Welles - Wikipedia  May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985, an American actor, director, writer, and producer who worked in theatre, radio, and film. He is remembered for his innovative work in all three: in theatre, most notably
Caesar (1937), a Broadway adaptation of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar; in radio, the legendary 1938 broadcast "The War of the Worlds"; and in film, Citizen Kane (1941), consistently ranked as one of the greatest films ever made.


15067 190108  Crazy Horse fights his final battle - Jan 08, 1877 - HISTORY.com
Crazy Horse Biograpy Part 1 - YouTube 
Crazy Horse - Wikipedia  c. 1840 – September 5, 1877, a Native American war leader of the Oglala Lakota in the 19th century. He took up arms against the United States federal government to fight against encroachment by white American settlers on Native American territory and to preserve the traditional way of life of the Lakota people.

Native Americans  

15066 190108  2019 College Football Playoff National Championship - Wikipedia  Jan. 7, 2019, California
Clemson routs Alabama for 2nd CFP National Championship in 3 years College Football Highlights - YouTube
Clemson University - Wikipedia Clemson, South Carolina
Thomas Green Clemson - Wikipedia  July 1, 1807 – April 6, 1888, an American politician and statesman, serving as an ambassador and the United States Superintendent of Agriculture. He served in the Confederate States Army. He founded Clemson University in South Carolina.
South Carolina  |  Sports  2018  |  Sports  2019
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2019 College Football Playoff National Championship - Wikipedia  Jan. 7, 2019, California
Semifinals: Dec. 29, 2018  Orange Bowl (Florida): #4 Oklahoma vs. #1 Alabama 2018 Orange Bowl Highlights - YouTube and Cotton Bowl (Texas): #3 Notre Dame vs. #2 Clemson 2018 Cotton Bowl Highlights - YouTube
2019 Sugar Bowl #15 Texas vs #5 Georgia Full Game Highlights - YouTube
2019 Rose Bowl #9 Washington vs #6 Ohio State Full Game Highlights - YouTube
2018 Peach Bowl #10 Florida vs #7 Michigan Full Game Highlights - YouTube

Final Top 4 teams for College Football Playoff 2018-19 - YouTube

15065 190107  First U.S. presidential election - Jan 07, 1789 - HISTORY.com
The American Presidential Election of 1788-1789 - YouTube

Presidents:  George Washington    #1

15064 190107  Doodle 4 Google 2018 - US Winner
Doodle 4 Google 2019 Google Doodle - YouTube
Jimmy and Kermit Perform Rainbow Connection to Announce Doodle for Google Competition - YouTube
Doodle for Google 2019 Competition, Homepage Entry Rules and Submission Dates
 
15063 190107  Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg Monologue - 2019 Golden Globes (Highlight) - YouTube
Golden Globes 2019 Recapping The Biggest Moments - YouTube
15059 190106  The Golden Globe Awards - NBC.com  Jan. 6, 2019, Beverly Hill, California
76th Golden Globe Awards - Wikipedia
2019 Golden Globes Opening Monologue by Andy Samberg & Sandra Oh - YouTube

Entertainment Calendar

15062 190107  NCAA Division I - Wikipedia  FBS and FCS
North Dakota St wins 7th FCS title 38-24 over E Washington - National Post
2019 FCS Championship Eastern Washington vs North Dakota State Full Game Highlights - YouTube

North Dakota 
Sports  2019

15061 190106  New Mexico joins the Union - HISTORY  Jan. 6, 1912, 47th state
born August 30, 1794    Stephen W. Kearny
Stephen W. Kearny - Wikipedia 
August 30, 1794 – October 31, 1848, one of the foremost antebellum frontier officers of the United States Army.
Kearny Code - Wikipedia  1846
New Mexico
New Jersey


15060 190106  2018 NASCAR Playoffs - Monster Energy Series - NASCAR.com
Race results NASCAR championship 2018: Logano wins NASCAR.com
Championship Seasons: Joey Logano 2018 - YouTube
Joey Logano - Wikipedia  born May 24, 1990, nicknamed "Sliced Bread," is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 22 Ford Fusion for Team Penske, and part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 22 Ford Mustang GT for Team Penske.
Connecticut  |  Georgia

Paul Menard - Wikipedia Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 2018 position: 19th 
2011 Brickyard 400 - Wikipedia  Winner

 
born August 21, 1980, an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 21 Ford Mustang for Wood Brothers Racing, and part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 12 Mustang for Team Penske.
Wisconsin
Sports  2018

15059 190106  The Golden Globe Awards - NBC.com  Jan. 6, 2019, Beverly Hill, California
76th Golden Globe Awards - Wikipedia
2019 Golden Globes Opening Monologue by Andy Samberg & Sandra Oh - YouTube

Entertainment Calendar

15058 190105  Bluefin tuna sells for a record $3.1M in Tokyo auction - YouTube  Jan. 5, 2019
This is worlds most expensive bluefin tuna fish ever sold 3.1 million - YouTube
For more info on Japan, visit Explore Japan Info

15057 190105  House resolves to stop sharing Oregon - Jan 05, 1846 - HISTORY.com
Oregon Treaty - Wikipedia
Expansion Expansion by Purchase and Treaty Slide 09 Oregon Treaty - YouTube
Oregon Territory - Manifest Destiny Choose Your Own Adventure - YouTube
Presidents:  James K. Polk    #11
Oregon Territory - Wikipedia
Washington  |  Oregon  |  Idaho

UK (now Canada

15056 190105  NBA's Top 100 Plays of 2018 - YouTube

15055 190104-0105 
Highlights: Minnesota at Wisconsin Big Ten Basketball - YouTube  Jan. 3, 2019, "Border Rivalry Game"
Gophers hang on to snap eight-game losing streak to Badgers with 59-52 win – Twin Cities
Minnesota Defeats wisconsin 59-52 - The Daily Gopher
Wisconsin Badgers frustrated after coming up short in 59-52 loss to Minnesota Golden Gophers Wisconsin Badgers Men's Basketball | madison.com

Minnesota–Wisconsin football rivalry - Wikipedia
List of NCAA college football rivalry games - Wikipedia

Rivalry game vs. Wisconsin more about opportunity for Gophers - StarTribune.com  Nov. 2018
Minnesota  |  Wisconsin

15054 190104  Utah enters the Union - HISTORY  Jan. 4, 1896
Utah 

15053 190103     born January 3, 1969    Michael Schumacher
All-time Formula One champ born - HISTORY  Jan. 3, 1969
Michael Schumacher - Wikipedia  Michael Schumacher, born 3 January 1969, a German retired racing driver. He is a seven-time Formula One World Champion and is widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time. ...
This is Formula One - YouTube

Formula One - Wikipedia
Cars

15052 190103  10 Things You Shouldn’t Touch at All-You-Can-Eat Buffets, MSN, Taste of Home
Restaurants
 
15051 190103  Here's the income it takes for a family of 4 to be considered poor in every state, MSN, Business Insider
America

 
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