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7:30 a.m., News and Content: Sept. 18, 2019

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WEDNESDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

DAILY QUIZ: Painfully random lyrics, part 1

ON-AIR TEASE: WARNING! THIS QUIZ WILL PUT A SONG IN YOUR HEAD.

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: Everybody's surfin'

ON-AIR TEASE: ONE OF THE ORIGINAL BEACH-MOVIE STARS IS CELEBRATED TODAY.

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HISTORY QUIZ: Famous TV premiere

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

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CELEB SLIDESHOW: Celebrity internet death hoaxes

ON-AIR TEASE: THE INTERNET CAN BE DOWNRIGHT DANGEROUS TO SOME OF OUR BIGGEST CELEBRITIES. EVERY NOW AND THEN ONE OF THEM IS "KILLED" OFF IN ONE SORT OF DEATH HOAX OR ANOTHER. TAKE A LOOK ON ___.COM AT JUST SOME OF THEM.

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DAILY LIST: 20 'selfie' capitals of the world

ON-AIR TEASE: TAKING A "SELFIE" IS MORE POPULAR IN THESE CITIES THAN ANYWHERE ELSE IN THE WORLD, ACCORDING TO TIME MAGAZINE. VISIT ___.COM TO CHECK OUT THE TOP 20.

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ON THIS DAY: September 18

ON-AIR TEASE: AMERICA TAKES OUT ITS FIRST LOAN, THE NEW YORK TIMES AND THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ARE BORN, GUITAR LEGEND JIMI HENDRIX DIES, AND "THE GUIDING LIGHT" ENDS AFTER 72 YEARS, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LIVESTREAMS:

LIVE: House GOP Press Conf.

10 a.m. ET: House Republican leadership hold their weekly press conference.

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LIVE: House Dems Press Conf.

10:15 a.m. ET: House Democrats hold their weekly press conference.

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LIVE: Klobuchar in Pennsylvania

Presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar is in Pennsylvania today.

11:15 a.m. ET: Press conf. in Philadelphia
3 p.m. ET: Carpenters Training Center tour in Pittsburgh
6:30 p.m. ET: Burger restaurant meet and greet in Pittsburgh

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LIVE: Gun Violence Prevention Task Force/Violence on Children & Universal Background Checks Forum

1 p.m. ET: House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson and members of the Task Force will hold a forum on the "Impact of Gun Violence on Children and the Need to Pass Universal Background Checks."

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LIVE: Fed/Powell News Conf.

2:30 p.m. ET: Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell will hold a news conference following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting.

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TODAY'S TOP STORIES:

It's decision time for the US Federal Reserve
Markets unsure if Fed will cut rates
US rules out 'knee jerk' response to Saudi attack
NY Fed intervenes to aid borrowing costs
Acting spy chief refuses to comply with House intel panel subpoena
Tropical Storm Jerry could become hurricane this week
Dead heat in re-run Israeli election
Purdue Pharma began cutting opioid sales force last year
GM strike day 2: Six things to know

TODAY'S TALKERS:

Effort aims to remove sexist terms from Oxford Dictionaries
Kroger to start selling longer-lasting avocados this week
Conservationists want to buy largest remaining private sequoia forest 
Obama meets with teen climate activist Greta Thunberg
New mural of Ruth Bader Ginsburg pops up in Washington
Arizona court: Business not required to print same-sex wedding invites
Male breast cancer screening in high-risk patients very successful
Shane Gillis' firing splits comedy community
Rare bee loses 96% of its population
KFC tests chicken and donuts sandwich
Efforts to exhume John Dillinger go on
Beer money sign turns into big donation

TODAY'S VIDEOS:

Masked teens killed in 'stand your ground' case 
GM auto workers strike for more money 
Corey Lewandowski combative at House hearing 
Man accused of dropping bombs with drone 
Football fan turns beer money into fundraiser 
Woman ends fear of flying, becomes pilot 
Immigration activist lives double life 
Farmers harvest crops ahead of Imelda 
Hollywood Minute: New 'Jurassic World' battle 

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