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  • Morning Minutes: Oct. 10

  • 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

    fermata fer-MAH-tuh; It. fer-MAH-tah (noun) the sustaining of a note, chord or rest for a duration longer than the indicated time value, with the length of the extension at the performer's discretion; a symbol placed over a note, chord or rest indicating a fermata. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Blue Apron


    Blue Apron is service that sends fresh ingredients and recipes to users’ home for a small monthly fee. If you’re looking to get in shape over the holiday season, this could be the right fit.

    Number to Know

    1993: This is the year the popular “Saved by the Bell” original series ended, but also when two spin-offs premiered: “Saved by the Bell: The College Years” and “Saved by the Bell: The New Class.” Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez and Tiffani Thiessen reprised their characters on “The College Years.”

    This Day in History

    Oct. 10, 1957: The Windscale fire in Cumbria, U.K. is the world's first major nuclear accident.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    TV host Mario Lopez (40)

    Daily Quote

    "Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow." — Helen Keller

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