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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Sunday, February 24

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actor Abe Vigoda (92) Word of the Day Impasse IM-pas (noun) A position or situation from which there is no escape; deadlock — dictionary.com Website of the Day...
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  • Word of the Day
    Impasse IM-pas (noun) A position or situation from which there is no escape; deadlock — dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    The Great One’s 23 unbreakable records
    http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=585698
    Wayne Gretzky is called “The Great One” for a reason. This article lists 23 records he set that are still unbroken over a decade after his retirement, including most career points and most points in a season.
    Number to Know
    77: Wayne Gretzky scored his 77th goal of the season this day in 1982, setting a new hockey record. He ended the season with 92 goals.
    This Day in History
    Feb. 24, 1981: Socialite Jean Harris is convicted of murdering Dr. Herman Tarnower, author of “The Complete Scarsdale Medical Diet.”  Harris shot Tarnower after thier relationship ended, claiming she meant to shoot herself but misfired when he tried to take the gun.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Abe Vigoda (92)
    Daily Quote
    “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Confucius
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