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  • Morning Minutes: Aug. 10

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day

    clangor KLANG-er, KLANG-ger (noun) a loud, resonant sound; clang; clamorous noise (verb) to make a clangor; clang. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Pocket

    getpocket.com

    The phrase “put it in your pocket” also applies to this website. Find something you want to view later? Put it in Pocket from your browser, via email or hundreds of apps — then view it offline.

    Number to Know

    $500,000: On this date in 1846, The Smithsonian Institution is chartered by the United States Congress after James Smithson donates $500,000.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 10, 1995: Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols are indicted for the Oklahoma City bombing. Michael Fortier pleads guilty in a plea bargain for his testimony.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actor Antonio Banderas (53)

    Daily Quote

    “To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.” - George MacDonald

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