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Fairport-E.Rochester Post
  • Morning Minutes: May 19

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day
    Parable PAIR-uh-bul (noun) Example; specifically, a usually short fictitious story that illustrates a moral attitude or a religious principle - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Wonderwall
    wonderwall.msn.com
    Get the latest celebrity news and gossip on this creatively designed site. Browse the “wall” and roll over the images for more information or to click into the stories. There are photos, videos and even a celebrity style guide.
    Number to Know
    $15 million: Amount of money paid by the U.S. to Mexico after the Mexican-American War for the rights to California, Nevada, Utah and parts of four other states. The treaty was ratified on this date in 1848.
    This Day in History
    May 19, 1962: A birthday salute to President John F. Kennedy takes place at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The highlight is Marilyn Monroe's rendition of Happy Birthday.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Boston Celtics star Kevin Garnett (36)
    Daily Quote
    “When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.” - H.G. Wells
     

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