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  • Morning Minutes: May 7

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day
    Conventicle kun-VEN-tih-kul (noun) An assembly of an irregular or unlawful character; an assembly for religious worship, especially, a meeting for worship not sanctioned by law; meetinghouse - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Trying to schedule a dinner with friends or a golf game with your brothers? Or maybe you need to organize a meeting with your co-workers. The calendar tool on this website makes it easy to find a time to meet.
    Number to Know
    32.6: Number of twin births per 1,000 total births in 2008, the highest rate on record. – Census.gov
    This Day in History
    May 7, 1915: World War I: German submarine SM U-20 sinks RMS Lusitania, killing 1,198 people including 128 Americans. Public reaction to the sinking turns many formerly pro-Germans in the United States against the German Empire.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Breckin Meyer (38)
    Daily Quote
    “God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.” - Jewish proverb

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