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  • Morning Minutes: May 24

  • 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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  • Morning Minutes: May 24

    Word of the Day

    Copse kops (noun) A thicket of small trees or bushes; a small wood - dictionary.com

    Website of the day

    Biographies: Duke Ellington

    http://www.pbs.org/jazz/biography/artist_id_ellington_duke.htm

    PBS' biography of Duke Ellington, complete with audio samples and features.

    Number to Know

    250,000: Number of people who walked across the Brooklyn Bridge in the first 24 hours after it opened on this date in 1883.

    This Day in History

    May 24, 1974: Legendary musician Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington dies.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Singer Bob Dylan (72)

    Daily Quote

    "Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow." - Melody Beattie

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