3 Things About Today - Oct. 8, 2019

Tag! You’re it! According to National Day Calendar, today is National Touch Tag Day. Today will offer up the perfect fall weather to challenge your friends to a game of tag before temperatures drop for the year.

*Oregon Facts*: On this day in 1985, Washington, D.C., artist Raymond Kaskey’s famous work, “Portlandia,” located at the west entrance of the Portland Building in downtown Portland, was dedicated. The statue, which is 25 feet tall, depicts a kneeling woman with a trident in her hand, according to Oregon Encyclopedia.

It’s a not a good thing … On this day in 2004, Martha Stewart, domestic lifestyle mogul and entrepreneur, reported to a West Virginia federal prison to begin serving a five-month sentence after being found guilty of insider trading, according to Britannica.

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