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  • Morning Minutes: March 24

  • 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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  • Morning Minutes: March 24

    Word of the Day

    Nihilism NAHY-uh-liz-uhm (noun) Total rejection of established laws and institutions - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    The Raucous Royals


    Queen Elizabeth I died on this day in 1603. Read about her many marriage proposals and the scandalous lives of other royals on this site.

    Number to Know

    11 million: Gallons of oil spilled into the ocean after the Exxon Valdez tanker crash.

    This Day in History

    March 24, 1989: The Exxon Valdez oil tanker runs aground in Prince William Sound in southern Alaska, causing the one of the worst oil spills in U.S. history.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Quarterback Peyton Manning (37)

    Daily Quote

    "Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well." - Josh Billings

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