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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Tuesday, August 21

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Musician Kenny Rogers (74) Word of the Day Panache puh-NAHSH (noun) An ornamental tuft (as of feathers) especially on a helmet; dash or flamboyance in style and action; verve — www.merriam-webster....
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  • Word of the Day
    Panache puh-NAHSH (noun) An ornamental tuft (as of feathers) especially on a helmet; dash or flamboyance in style and action; verve — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    DownBeat Magazine
    www.downbeat.com
    The online home of the jazz magazine DownBeat, this site has the latest jazz music news, reviews of new albums, extensive artist profiles and more. There’s a “Jazz 101” section for those who need a primer on the style.
    Number to Know
    36: Number of field goals Wilt Chamberlain made in his historic 100-point game. He also made 28 free throws. Chamberlain was born on this date in 1936.
    This Day in History
    Aug. 21, 1959: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs an executive order proclaiming Hawaii the 50th state of the union.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Musician Kenny Rogers (74)
    Daily Quote
    “Hawaii is not a state of mind, but a state of grace.” — Paul Theroux

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