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Trending News - Friday 3/17
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Happy St. Patty's Day! In cased you missed any trending news this morning!

  • Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward is hosting a St Patty's Day Parade today that is 280 steps long. It features leprechauns, a bagpiper and Irish Dancers.

  • Bemidji, Minnesota is holding a short St Patty's Day parade today. The route is 72 feet and 8 inches long. The highlight of the parade is a costume contest.

  • A new survey by OfficeTeam reveals that 66% of employees say talking about March Madness and sports at work can boost morale

  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution claims the Weather Channel will be naming a future Winter storm after late night host Stephen Colbert because he made fun of them for naming Winter storms

  • Researchers from the University of Warwick say getting a good night's sleep is the equivalent of winning a $275,000 lottery jackpot.

  • Elite Daily claims a Spring Breaker jumped into the shark tank at the Atlantis Resort and Casino in the Bahamas. The man's friend filmed him as he splashed around and then jumped out as a shark swam nearby. The man did not get bit

  • CNN claims the world's most expensive hamburger was recently auctioned off at a charity function in Dubai for $10,000. An 88 year-old magazine owner bought the seven-patty burger. It contains aged cheddar cheese, veal bacon strips and brioche buns. The money will go towards breast cancer awareness and research.

  • With St. Patrick's Day here, Seattle PI says the historic Guinness Beer Castle in Dublin, Ireland has been placed up for sale. The Guinness family bought the estate in 1937. It has 5,000 acres of land and 19,000 square feet of living space. The main home has seven bedrooms and a library. The home is selling for $29.5 million.

Today is St. Patrick's Day, Campfire Girls Day, Doctor-Patient Trust Day, National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day, National Preschool Teachers Appreciation Day and World Sleep Day

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