Morning Minutes April 22, 2010

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Word of the Day 

Ruthless ROOTH-lus (adj.) Having no pity; merciless, cruel -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Earth Day Network

www.earthday.org

This "action network" will help you find a meaningful way to celebrate Earth Day. Learn about personal actions you can take to become more environmentally friendly, find events near you and discover campaigns worthy of your support.

Number to Know

40: This year is the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.

This Day in History

April 22, 2000: In a pre-dawn raid, federal agents seize 6-year-old Elin Gonlez from his relatives' home in Miami, Fla.

Today's Featured Birthday

Actor Jack Nicholson (73)

Daily Quote

"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children." - Native American proverb