5 Things You Need to Know: April 20, 2016

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Earth’s Hot Streak Continues

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The average global temperature for March was 54.9 degrees Fahrenheit – 2.2 degrees warmer than the 20th century average. It was also the hottest March on record and the eleventh month in a row a new high has been set.

 

Elderly Man Falls Into Georgian Bay

 

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An elderly man suffered only minor injuries after slipping into Georgian Bay off Collingwood. Passerby came to his rescue. Read more here.

 

PC Sales Slide

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Sign of the Times: Computer chip-maker Intel laying of 12,000 workers; cites slide in PC sales.

 

Social Drinkers Are Sexy, Study Says

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Moderate drinking might make you more appealing. A University of Houston study found people more attracted to social drinkers than to those who drink heavily. Read more here.

 

World’s Oldest Dog Passes Away

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Her name was Maggie – a Kelpie who may have been the world’s oldest dog. Maggie died last week in her bed at her home in Woolsthorpe, Australia. She was 30.

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