Groundhog Day: Fun facts and fur

Published On: Feb 01 2012 07:38:49 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 02 2016 09:44:45 AM CST

Now that Punxsutawney Phil has predicted an early spring, learn a little more about where this Groundhog Day tradition comes from.

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While the 1993 comedy "Groundhog Day," starring Bill Murray as an arrogant and egocentric Pittsburgh TV weatherman who finds himself in a time loop, forced to repeat Groundhog Day over and over again, has brought more attention and bigger crowds to Punxsutawney since its release, it was actually filmed for the most part in Woodstock, Illinois.

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