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Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 1

Guaranteed to tell you something you didn't know yesterday.

Welcome to Tuesday, All Souls Day and November. Here are some things to know about the day.

The weather: Frost in the morning, but a high of 70 and sunny during the day, the National Weather Service says. The low tonight will be around 39 degrees.

Gas prices are little changed from yesterday. The average price for a gallon of regular is $3.363 in Georgia, and nationwide, it's $3.443, according to AAA. Prices reported to www.georgiagasprices.com for the past 24 hours ranged from $3.26 (at Quiktrip, 4900 Stone Mountain Highwy near Stone Drive) to $3.39 (at Gulf, 127 Arcado Road at North River Drive).

Peanuts. Now that you've digested all that Halloween candy, it's time to celebrate National Peanut Butter Lovers Month. PB is arguably the American food: It's eaten in 90 percent of U.S. households, and the average kid will eat 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before graduating high school. By the way, we've had two peanut farmer presidents - the other one was Thomas Jefferson.

Eat your veggies: It's World Vegan Day for those interested in eating without taking anything from animals. Might be worth a try before the holiday rounds of feasting that start this month with Thanksgiving.

Today in history: The brand new federal weather agency issued its first forecast on this day in 1870. Created by an act of Congress as the Weather Bureau, it later became the National Weather Service we know today. Part of the first 24-hour forecast: "High winds at Chicago and Milwaukee... and along the Lakes."

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