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  • Morning Minutes: March 5


    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
    Linchpin LINCH-pin (noun) A locking pin inserted crosswise (as through the end of an axle or shaft); one that serves to hold together parts or elements that exist or function as a unit - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    There are plenty of “mommy blogs” out there, but what about the dads? This blog is full of parenting tips (often accompanied by humorous stories), fun videos, shopping advice (yes, really), commentary and more.
    Number to Know
    33: Age of John Belushi when he died, which happened on this date in 1982.
    This Day in History
    March 5, 1933: Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a "bank holiday," closing all U.S. banks and freezing all financial transactions.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actress Eva Mendes (39)
    Daily Quote
    “Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!” - Dr. Seuss

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