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More than 40 spring breakers who ignored public health advice test positive for coronavirus
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This Day in History

As the World Turns Premieres (1956)
Soap operas began in the early 1930s as 15-minute radio episodes and continued in that format when they began appearing on TV in the early 1950s. As the World Turns premiered as the first half-hour TV soap. The show, which primarily focused on two professional families in the fictional town of Oakdale, Illinois, ran for 54 years and aired nearly 14,000 episodes. For 20 of those years, it was most-watched daytime drama in the US. What interrupted a live broadcast of the show in 1963? Discuss

Word of the Day

washed-out
Definition: (adjective) Having lost freshness or brilliance of color. Synonyms: bleached, faded. Usage: Michael is finally buying new jeans to replace that torn, washed-out pair he has been wearing for years. Discuss