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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Saturday, September 1

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Musician Barry Gibb (66) Word of the Day Irrefragable ih-REF-ruh-guh-bul (adjective) Impossible to refute; impossible to break or alter — www.merriam-webster.com Web...
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  • Word of the Day
    Irrefragable ih-REF-ruh-guh-bul (adjective) Impossible to refute; impossible to break or alter — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    World War II photos
    www.archives.gov/research/ww2/photos
    World War II began on this date in 1939 (see This Day in History below). On this government website, you can see the war as never before with a plethora of photos. You can search by subject, by leader or more. This site also has links to other World War II pages.  
    Number to Know
    26.2 million: Number of female workers 16 and older in management, professional and related occupations. Among male workers, 16 and older, 24.0 million were employed in management, professional and related occupations. — Census.gov
    This Day in History
    Sept. 1, 1939: World War II: Nazi Germany invades Poland, beginning the war in Europe.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Musician Barry Gibb (66)
    Daily Quote
    “I write to escape; to escape poverty.” — Edgar Rice Burroughs, who was born on this date in 1875.
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