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Morning Start: 420 marks the international celebration of marijuana

Your morning start for Monday, April 20

Good morning, today is 4/20, the annual international celebration of marijuana.

Fun Fact of the day:

Denver, Colorado, has a Mile Marker that reads “419.99” because of sign thieves.

In 2014, the Colorado Department of Transportation replaced mile marker 420 on Interstate 70, east of Denver, with a 419.99 mile marker to deter all the would-be thieves who’d like a green 420 sign for their bedroom wall.

Weather forecast according to Environment Canada:

The weather is just getting better and better.

In Kelowna:

In Vernon:

In Penticton:

In Salmon Arm:

In case you missed it:

The Kelowna RCMP are investigating the death of a young child who passed away after being struck by a vehicle on Sunday afternoon.

On April 19, just after 2:45 p.m., the Kelowna RCMP responded to a call from the BC Emergency Health Services regarding a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian in the 500 blocks of McCurdy Road in Kelowna.

The pedestrian, a young child, has since been pronounced dead.

Video of the day:


Daniel Taylor
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