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  • Morning Minutes: Aug. 28

  • 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

    espousal ih-SPOU-zuhl, -suhl (noun) adoption or advocacy, as of a cause or principle; a marriage ceremony; an engagement or betrothal celebration. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    io9.com

    http://io9.com/

    Need your science news fix? io9.com covers daily stories about science, science fiction and the future.

    Number to Know

    47: On this date in 2011, Hurricane Irene strikes the United States east coast, killing 47 and causing an estimated $15.6 billion in damage.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 28, 1955: Black teenager Emmett Till is brutally murdered in Mississippi, galvanizing the nascent American Civil Rights Movement.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Singer Shania Twain (48)

    Daily Quote

    “Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren't even there before.” - Mignon McLaughlin

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