7:30 a.m. Note

7:30 a.m., News and Content: February 19, 2019

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TUESDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

DAILY QUIZ: Know your first ladies

ON-AIR TEASE:  HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THESE FAMOUS WOMEN?

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: When Smokey sings

ON-AIR TEASE: TODAY'S PARTY WILL HAVE A SMOOTH SOUL GROOVE.

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HISTORY QUIZ: Edison gets a patent

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

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CELEB SLIDESHOW: Celebrities touched by tragedy

ON-AIR TEASE: WHILE CELEBRITIES MAY OFTEN SEEM TO HAVE PERFECT LIVES, NO AMOUNT OF FAME OR FORTUNE CAN SHELTER STARS FROM TRAGEDY. VISIT ____ DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT SOME CELEBRITIES WHO HAVE OVERCOME PERSONAL TRAGEDIES IN THEIR LIVES.

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DAILY LIST: Food you're tossing too early

ON-AIR TEASE:  AMERICANS ARE WASTING MORE FOOD THAN EVER, THANKS PARTLY TO CONFUSION OVER EXPIRATION DATES. BEFORE YOU START CLEANING OUT YOUR FRIDGE OR THE CUPBOARD, VISIT ___ DOT COM TO FIND OUT WHICH FOODS YOU ARE PROBABLY TOSSING TOO EARLY.

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ON THIS DAY: February 19

ON-AIR TEASE: RESCUERS REACH THE DONNER PARTY, EDISON PATENTS THE PHONOGRAPH, AND FIDEL CASTRO RESIGNS AS CUBAN PRESIDENT, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LIVESTREAMS:

LIVE: Sen. Harris / Politics & Eggs remarks

9 a.m. ET: Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris speaks at Politics & Eggs in Manchester, NH.

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LIVE: Immigration / Shelter for Unaccompanied Children Delegation

10 a.m. ET: Reps Joaquin Castro (D-TX), chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-FL) will lead a delegation to the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Migrant Children. The delegation is to meet with the press before and after touring the facility, with a roundtable scheduled for 1:15 p.m. ET.

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LIVE: Beto O'Rourke / El Pasoan of the Year

1:30 p.m. ET: Beto O'Rourke receives El Pasoan of the Year Award in Fort Bliss, TX.

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LIVE: Aurora Shooting Briefing

5:30 p.m. ET: Four days after the tragedy at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Ill., Mayor Richard Irvin will hold his regularly-scheduled media briefing to provide updates and to discuss how the city plans to move forward.

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LIVE: Mayor Buttigieg / Book Tour Event

7:30 p.m. ET: Presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg holds a book tour event in Philadelphia.

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TODAY'S TOP STORIES:

Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign
Karl Lagerfeld, pioneering fashion designer, has died
Honda closing its only British factory, wiping out 3,500 jobs
NYT: Vatican admits to secret rules for children of priests
Rod Rosenstein expected to leave DOJ in mid-March
McCabe book details dysfunction, frenzy in Trump administration
Evidence, witnesses to be presented in Colo. missing mom case
Worker details alleged ballot fraud in NC election board hearing
Jussie Smollett's career awaits outcome of his case
Man dies in Border Patrol custody

TODAY'S TALKERS:

The subtle art of calling in sick
Paris hosts inaugural World Restaurant Awards
Emojis on license plates? LOL it's about to be a thing
Hong Kong intends to jail vaping offenders
Fla. boy's arrest not over pledge but for disturbance, police say
Lindsey Vonn wins Spirit of Sport award at the 'Oscars of Sport'
Queen to perform at the Oscars

TODAY'S VIDEOS:

Bernie Sanders enters 2020 presidential race
Lacrosse player can't find helmet to fit head
La. woman pulled from massive car fire
Potential hate crime against gay man caught on camera
'Roma' a box office zero?
US, China trade talks resume as deadline looms
Alleged serial killer's divorce could affect case
People enjoy rare snow near Las Vegas
Louisville llamas killed in mysterious attack
Video of Va. cop playing with kids goes viral
Tenn. man dies twice, lives to tell the tale
NH Dunkin' employee performs CPR on collapsed trucker

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