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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Sunday, March 31

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actor Christopher Walken (70) Word of the Day Paschal PAS-kuhl (adjective) Of or pertaining to Easter or Passover — dictionary.com Website of the Day...
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  • Word of the Day
    Paschal PAS-kuhl (adjective) Of or pertaining to Easter or Passover — dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Easter by the Numbers
    http://www.thefactsite.com/2011/04/easter-statistics-infographic.html
    Learn whether most people prefer to eat their chocolate bunny ears or feet first, how many marshmallow Peeps are made each year and how much chocolate people buy during Easter.
    Number to Know
    16 billion: Number of jellybeans American consume each year, according to the National Confectioner’s Association.
    This Day in History
    March 31, 1959: The 14th Dalai Lama flees to India to escape Chinese suppression of the Tibetan uprising. He never returns to TIbet but establishes a government in exile.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Christopher Walken (70)
    Daily Quote
    “Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.” — Pope John Paul II
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