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  • Morning Minutes: April 3

  • 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: April 3

    Word of the Day

    Scruple SKROO-puhl (noun) a moral or ethical consideration or standard that acts as a restraining force or inhibits certain actions - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Photo Gallery: Weird Government ‘Unabomber’ Auction Winds Down


    In 2011, the U.S. government auctioned off some of the Unabomber's possessions to riase money for restitution for his victims. This website has pictures of some of the items put up for sale in the morbid auction.

    Number to Know

    13 billion: The Marshall Plan, signed by Presiden Truman on this date in 1948, channeled more than $13 billion to Europe to aid in World War II recovery.

    This Day in History

    April 3, 1996: Theodore Kaczynski, known as the Unabomber, is arrested.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Comedian Eddie Murphy (52)

    Daily Quote

    "Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself." - Harvey Fierstein

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