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  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 27

  • 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
    Funambulism fyoo-NAM-buh-liz-um (noun) Tightrope walking; a show especially of mental agility - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    International Holocaust Remembrance Day
    Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a United Nations-backed observance that marks the day the Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated. This site has information about observances, information about the Holocaust and much more.
    Number to Know
    14: Seconds it took Devin Hester and the Bears to score in Super Bowl XLI, a record for fastest scoring in the big game.
    This Day in History
    Jan. 27, 1825: The U.S. Congress approves Indian Territory (in what is present-day Oklahoma), clearing the way for forced relocation of the Eastern Indians on the "Trail of Tears."
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actress Bridget Fonda (49)
    Daily Quote
    “If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there.” - Lewis Carroll, who was born on this date in 1832.

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