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A Look at Groundhog Day

Yesterday was Groundhog Day and Punxsatwany Phil saw his shadow, which means we’re in for six more weeks of winter, but do we really want to depend on the weather forecast of a small furry animal? How much of this strange holiday is fact and how much is fiction, and how did it get started? BNEWS Reporter Chris Flaherty spoke with BNEWS Meteorologist Peter Brown to learn more about the ins and outs of Groundhog Day.