Mattress Mack's $1 million March Madness bet still alive in Louisiana

Morning Minutes June 7, 2010

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Word of the Day

Embezzle im-BEZZ-ul (verb) To appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use --

Website of the Day

 Letters of Note

Featuring "correspondence deserving of a wider audience," this site collects fascinating letters, postcards, telegrams, faxes and memos. From the famous to the unknown, the letters offer a glimpse into history and other people's lives.

Number to Know

$30 million: Amount of money that the winning World Cup team will be awarded this year.

This Day in History

June 7, 1975: Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public.

Today's Featured Birthday

Actor Michael Cera (22)

 Daily Quote

 "Poetry is life distilled." - Poet Gwendolyn Brooks, who was born on this date in 1917.