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  • Morning Minutes: July 8

  • 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

    mickle MIK-uhl (adjective) archaic. great; large; much. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day



    Next to YouTube, there’s Vimeo. The video-streaming site is marketed toward creative types to create more artsy clips. Users also can sell their videos on the site.

    Number to Know

    41.22: The Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches its lowest level of the Great Depression, closing at 41.22 on July 8, 1932.

    This Day in History

    July 8, 2011: Space Shuttle Atlantis is launched in the final mission of the U.S. Space Shuttle program.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Singer-songwriter Beck (43)

    Daily Quote

    “Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.” - Mahatma Gandhi

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