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Brookfield Daily Briefing: Aug 1

Everything you need to know today in Brookfield.

Today is Wednesday, August 1, the 214th day of the year and Statehood Day in Colorado.

Today's Headlines

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Today's Weather 

Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Events & Reminders

  • is holding a free Olympic Celebration starting at 5 p.m. for kids ages 6-16. .
  • The Conservation Commission is meeting at 6 p.m. in room 119 of .
  • The Police Commission has its monthly meeting in room 133 of Town Hall at 7 p.m.

Today in History

  • 1291: The Old Swiss Confederacy is formed with the signature of the Federal Charter.
  • 1620: The Speedwell leaves Delfshaven, bringing the Pilgrims to America by way of England.
  • 1957: The U.S. and Canada form the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD).
  • 1981: MTV begins broadcasting in the U.S. and airs its first video, "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles.
  • 2001: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has a Ten Commandments monument installed in the judiciary building, leading to a lawsuit to have it removed and his own removal from office.

Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.

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