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Morning Minutes: May 6

Word of the Day

Miasma mahy-AZ-muh (noun) Noxious exhalations from putrescent organic matter; poisonous effluvia or germs polluting the atmosphere - dictionary.com

Website of the Day

10 Questions for George Clooney

http://www.time.com/time/video/player/0,32068,1217293981001_2096926,00.html

Birthday boy George Clooney discusses politics and movies in this video.

Number to Know

23: The Chunnel, connecting Folkstone, England, to Sangatte, France, is 23 miles long.

This Day in History

May 6, 1994: English Channel tunnel, or Chunnel, opens.

Today's Featured Birthday

Actor George Clooney (52)

Daily Quote

"A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down." - Arnold H. Glasow