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  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 28

  • 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

    chambray SHAM-brey (noun) a fine cloth of cotton, silk or linen, commonly of plain weave with a colored warp and white weft. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Find Your Way to Oz


    This interactive Chrome experiment lets users explore a Kansas circus, leading them to the land of Oz before being swept up by a storm. It’s based off the Disney film “Oz the Great and Powerful.”

    Number to Know

    14: The Land of Oz was first introduced in “The Wonderful World of Oz” by L. Frank Baum, who wrote 14 children’s books about Oz and its inhabitants, as well as six shorter books intended for younger readers.

    This Day in History

    Sept. 28, 1924: The first round-the-world flight is completed.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actress Naomi Watts (45)

    Daily Quote

    “Love means to commit yourself without guarantee.” — Anne Campbell

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