Morning Minutes April 20, 2010

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Word of the Day 

Reprobate REP-ruh-bayt (noun) A person foreordained to damnation; a depraved person; scoundrel -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

1000 Awesome Things

 1000awesomethings.com

Launched in 2008, this blog is counting down 1,000 awesome things - those things that initially might seem insignificant, but that really make a difference in your day. So ditch the grumpiness and see the beauty in small pleasures.

Number to Know

13: Number of people who died in the Columbine massacre, making it the fourth-deadliest school massacre in U.S. history.

This Day in History

April 20, 1999: Columbine High School massacre: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold kill 13 people and injure 24 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School in Jefferson County, Colo.

Today's Featured Birthday

Actor George Takei (73)

Daily Quote

"Then he came into the library, and shot everyone around me, and then put a gun to my head and said to ask if we all wanted to die. I started screaming and crying, telling them not to shoot me, and then he shot the girl right in front me." - Student at Columbine High School