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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Saturday, September 8

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Musician Pink (33) Word of the Day Ponzu PAHN-zoo (noun) A tangy sauce made with citrus juice, rice wine vinegar and soy sauce and used especially on seafood — www.merriam-webster.com ...
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  • Word of the Day
    Ponzu PAHN-zoo (noun) A tangy sauce made with citrus juice, rice wine vinegar and soy sauce and used especially on seafood — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Official “Star Trek” website
    www.startrek.com
    Are you a “Star Trek” fan? Then you should know that today is the birthday of the original show (it debuted on NBC on this date in 1966). Head to this website to celebrate all things “Star Trek.” Even if you’re a casual fan, you’ll find something entertaining here.
    Number to Know
    2,996: Number of people killed in the Sept. 11 attacks.
    This Day in History
    Sept. 8, 1974: President Gerald Ford pardons former President Richard Nixon for any crimes Nixon may have committed while in office.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Musician Pink (33)
    Daily Quote
    “Nobody could have imagined the phenomenon that ‘Star Trek’ became. It’s still almost impossible to imagine.” — William Shatner
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