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February 21, 2020

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Five Things You Need To Know for Friday, February 21st, 2020

1.  Hawaii is the only state where McDonald's still serves fried apple pies . . . everywhere else, they're baked.

2.  Even though the Soviet Union hasn't competed in the Summer Olympics since 1988, it's still second in the all-time medal count.  America has 2,522 medals . . . the Soviet Union has 1,010 . . . and Great Britain is third with 851.

3.  Cher was one of the background singers for The Righteous Brothers on "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'".

4.  Long johns are named after a boxer in Boston in the 1870s named John Sullivan . . . he would wear them in the ring.

5.  The nine biggest states have more people than the other 41 states combined . . . California, Texas, Florida, New York, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Georgia, and North Carolina.