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6:11am

Tue December 4, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Tuesday December 4, 2012

1956 - The Million Dollar Quartet (highlighted story below)
  • 339th Day of 2012 /27 Remaining
  • 17 Days Until The First Day of Autumn
  • Sunrise:7:09
  • Sunset:4:51
  • 9 Hours 42 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:10:39pm
  • Moon Set:11:11am
  • Moon’s Phase: 68 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • December 28 @ 5:21 am
  • Full Cold Moon
  • Full Long Nights Moon

During this month the winter cold fastens its grip, and nights are at their longest and darkest.

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5:15am

Mon December 3, 2012
KALW Almanac

Monday December 3, 2012

1999 - Tori Murden rows the Atlantic (highlighted story below)
  • 338th Day of 2012 / 28 Remaining
  • 18 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:08
  • Sunset:4:51
  • 9 Hours 43 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:9:40pm
  • Moon Set:10:38am
  • Moon’s Phase: 77 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • December 28 @ 2:22 am
  • Full Cold Moon
  • Full Long Nights Moon
  • During this month the winter cold fastens its grip, and nights are at their longest and darkest.
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5:24am

Wed November 28, 2012
KALW Almanac

Wednesday November 28, 2012

1943 - Tehran (highlighted story below)
  • 333rd Day of 2012 / 33 Remaining
  • 23 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:04
  • Sunset:4:52
  • 9 Hours 48 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:5:10pm
  • Moon Set:7:06am
  • Moon’s Phase: Full Moon
  • The Next Full Moon
  • November 28 @ 6:47 am
  • Full Beaver Moon
  • Full Frost Moon

For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps

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5:54am

Tue November 27, 2012
KALW Almanac

Tuesday November 27, 2012

1978 - Assassinations at SF City Hall (highlighted story below)
  • 332nd Day of 2012 / 34 Remaining
  • 24 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:03
  • Sunset:4:52
  • 9 Hours 49 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:4:26pm
  • Moon Set:6:13am
  • Moon’s Phase: 97 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • November 28 @ 6:47 am
  • Full Beaver Moon
  • Full Frosts Moon

For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froz

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6:15am

Mon November 26, 2012
KALW Almanac

Monday November 26, 2012

  • 331st Day of 2012 / 35 Remaining
  • 25 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:02
  • Sunset:4:53
  • 9 Hours 49 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise3:46pm:
  • Moon Set:5:18am
  • Moon’s Phase: 97 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • November 28 @ 6:47 am
  • Full Beaver Moon
  • Full Frosts Moon

For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froz

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