Morning Minutes: March 29
GateHouse News Service
Word of the Day
Petard puh-TAHRD (noun) A case containing an explosive to break down a door or gate or breach a wall; a firework that explodes with a loud report -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
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Number to Know
$184 million: Amount of money Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer recently signed a new contract for. The robust contract pales in comparison to the biggest ever: Alex Rodriguez’s $275 million deal.
This Day in History
March 29, 1976: Eight Ohio National Guardsmen are indicted in the shooting deaths of four Kent State students.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress Lucy Lawless (42)
“Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he's losing; nobody wants you to quit when you're ahead.” - Jackie Robinson