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  • Morning Minutes: March 30

  • 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 30

    Word of the Day

    Pugnacious puhg-NAY-shuhs (adjective) Inclined to quarrel or fight readily; combative - diciotnary.com

    Website of the Day

    Alaska Guide


    Planning to visit Alaska? National Geographic's guide shows the best spots to visit. Even if you don't have a big trip planned, see pictures of Alaskan attractions like Denali National Park.

    Number to Know

    $7 million: Amount Secretary of State William H. Seward paid Russia for Alaska on this date in 1867.

    This Day in History

    March 30, 1981: John Hinckley, Jr. tries to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in a deranged attempt to capture the attention of actress Jodie Foster.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Guitarist Eric Clapton (68)

    Daily Quote

    "Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born." - Anais Nin

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