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  • Morning Minutes: June 12

  • 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
    Breadbasket BRED-bass-kut (noun) Stomach; a major cereal-producing region - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Putting gossip aside, this site focuses on celebrity fashion. Get reports on who is wearing what, the newest must-buy items, and the trends you should embrace. The site adheres to the saying, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.”
    Number to Know
    1967: Year on this day when the Supreme Court ruled that anti-miscegenation (interracial marriage) laws were unconstitutional, overturning laws in 16 states that still had them on the books. Many people celebrate today as Loving Day, named after the case, Loving v. Virginia.
    This Day in History
    June 12, 1994: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman are murdered outside her home in Los Angeles. O.J. Simpson is later acquitted of the killings, but is held liable in wrongful death civil suit.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Former President George H. W. Bush (89)
    Daily Quote
    “America is never wholly herself unless she is engaged in high moral principle. We as a people have such a purpose today. It is to make kinder the face of the nation and gentler the face of the world.” – Former President George H. W. Bush
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