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  • Morning Minutes: March 4


    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
    Lucid LOO-sid (adjective) Suffused with light; luminous; translucent; having full use of one's faculties; sane; clear to the understanding; intelligible - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Can rats be cute? This blog aims to show just how great rats can be, and prove that they can be just as loved as cats, dogs and hamsters. There are plenty of pictures and even video, plus advice for rat owners.
    Number to Know
    500: Number of companies included in the S&P stock market index when it expanded from 90 on this day on 1957.
    This Day in History
    March 4, 1902: In Chicago, the American Automobile Association is established.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    U.S. soccer star Landon Donovan (31)
    Daily Quote
    “I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.” - Dr. Seuss

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