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Happy Groundhog Day!

Want to know more about Groundhog Day? There are several good websites. Probably the most famous weather-predicting groundhog is Punxsutawney Phil, native of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. You can take a look at his official website for a thorough if slightly skewed look at the day. There are several places on the site which claim a 100% accuracy rate for Phil. According to StormFax, however, he only gets it correct about 39% of the time. Phil is not the only game in town, either. There are actually several weather predicting groundhogs. has compiled a list, complete with links to websites. If you really want to know more you can head over to the Wells Library and take a look at the Don Yoder’s book on the subject, called simply Groundhog Day—you can get a preview of it on Google Book Search. Or you might just kick back and watch the Groundhog Day movie.

In any case have a very happy Groundhog Day. Phil predicted six more weeks of winter this morning, so stay warm!

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