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  • Morning Minutes: March 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
    Interminable in-TER-muh-nuh-bul (adjective) Having or seeming to have no end; wearisomely protracted - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Chuck Norris Facts
    You’ve probably heard at least one Chuck Norris fact over the years (perhaps “There is no chin behind Chuck Norris' beard. There is only another fist.”). This website collects the facts of the famous tough guy, who was born on this date in 1940.
    Number to Know
    36.9 million: Number of U.S. residents who claimed Irish ancestry in 2009. This number was more than eight times the population of Ireland itself (4.5 million). Irish was the nation's second most frequently reported ancestry, trailing only German. – Census.gov
    This Day in History
    March 10, 1969: In Memphis, Tenn., James Earl Ray pleads guilty to assassinating Martin Luther King Jr. He later retracts his guilty plea.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Jon Hamm (42)
    Daily Quote
    “May the Irish hills caress you.
    May her lakes and rivers bless you.
    May the luck of the Irish enfold you.
    May the blessings of Saint Patrick behold you.” - Irish blessing

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