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  1. Names and facesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Arkansas Online

    The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said the furry rodent has 'predicted' six more weeks of winter after seeing its shadow at dawn Thursday.

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  2. Punxsutawney Phil sees more winter aheadRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | Salem News

    The top hat-wearing members of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club's Inner Circle reveal Phil's forecast every Feb. 2, based on a German legend surrounding Candlemas. The legend says if a furry rodent casts a shadow that day, winter continues.

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  3. Space Farms groundhog sees an early springRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    ... dates back hundreds and maybe even thousands of years.The holiday has origins in the ancient Celtic festival of Imbolc, the seasonal turning point in the Celtic calendar. Imbolc eventually became known as Candlemas, the day, according to Christian ...

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  4. Pennsylvania groundhog's handlers: Phil predicts more winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Yahoo!

    The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said the furry rodent has "predicted" six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow at dawn Thursday. The top hat-wearing members of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club's Inner Circle reveal Phil's forecast every Feb. 2, based on a German legend surrounding Candlemas.

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  5. Who proclaimed the humble groundhog the 'seer of seers,' anyway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    It's that time of year when the famous rodent emerges from his burrow and offers a forecast for the next six weeks. Groundhog Club inner circle member Dan McGinley, left, visits with Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 131st celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa.

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  6. Where The Groundhog Day Ritual Came FromRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Every February 2 we wake up and almost automatically wonder if the groundhog saw his shadow, and if we'll have an early spring. But why? Groundhog Day can be traced to the feast day of Candlemas, the midway point between winter and spring.

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  7. Jupiter Retrogrades in Libra - Are We Balanced, Are We Gracious?Read the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | Fayetteville Free Weekly

    Here we are already in February, the month of Aquarius & Pisces, of Groundhog Day (Candlemas Day, Imbolc, cross quarter day between winter & spring), Valentines, Chinese new year, the Lantern Festival at the full moon, birthdays of presidents Lincoln ...

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  8. 6 more weeksRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | KCRG

    Today is the day that the most famous weather prognosticator made his prediction. Punxatawney Phil came out of his burrow on Gobbler's Knob and somehow, through a cloudy sky, saw his shadow.

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  9. 45 days to Springa maybeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Clare County Review

    ... some similarities to the medieval Catholic holiday of Candlemas. It also bears similarities to the Pagan festival of Imbolc, the seasonal turning point of the Celtic calendar, which is celebrated on February 1 and also involves weather prediction. ...

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  10. Punxsutawney Phil and Buckeye Chuck see their shadow; 6 more weeks of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Norwalk Reflector

    People in towns across the United States rose early from their beds this morning and stepped outside to see if a small, furry rodent-type animal put an early end to winter's chill or extended the cold weather for six more weeks. Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this morning.

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  11. Pennsylvania groundhog's handlers: Phil predicts more winter Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Pocono Record

    The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said the furry rodent has "predicted" six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow at dawn Thursday. The top hat-wearing members of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club's Inner Circle reveal Phil's forecast every Feb. 2, based on a German legend surrounding Candlemas.

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  12. Here's How Groundhog Day Got StartedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Southern Accents

    To the unfamiliar, Groundhog Day is perhaps one of America's weirdest traditions. Every Feb. 2, people wait for a large, furry rodent to see his shadow and then we predict the weather based on the animal's actions.

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  13. Marmot meteorologist or furry fraud? How accurate are Groundhog Day predictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | GlobalNews

    For those desperate for warmer weather and a steady dose of vitamin D, Groundhog Day - often referred to as North America's strangest holiday - can serve as a beacon of hope for the winter weary. This year, two of Canada's most beloved weather-predicting groundhogs are calling for an early spring.

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  14. Who proclaimed the groundhog the 'seer of seers,' anyway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    It's that time of year when the humble groundhog emerges from his burrow and offers a forecast for the next six weeks. Groundhog Club inner circle member Dan McGinley, left, visits with Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 131st celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa.

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