Morning Minutes June 24, 2010

Staff reports

Word of the Day

Apotheosis uh-pah-thee-OH-sis (noun) Elevation to divine status, deification; the perfect example, quintessence --

Website of the Day

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Number to Know

23: Age that Lionel Messi turns today. The Argentine soccer star is considered by many the best soccer player on the planet.

This Day in History

June 24, 1916: Mary Pickford becomes the first female film star to get a million-dollar contract.

Today's Featured Birthday

Musician Mick Fleetwood (63)

Daily Quote

"If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down." - Mary Pickford