Butler County Times Gazette
  • Morning Minutes, March 24

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  • Word of the Day
    claptrap KLAP-trap, noun; pretentious but insincere or empty language: His speeches seem erudite but analysis reveals them to be mere claptrap; any artifice or expedient for winning applause or impressing the public. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    New York Subway
    www.nysubway.com
    Unofficial website of the New York City subway system featuring maps, service advisories and news.
    Number to Know
    300: In 1878 the British frigate HMS Eurydice sinks, killing more than 300.
    This Day in History
    March 24, 1900: Mayor of New York City Robert Anderson Van Wyck breaks ground for a new underground “Rapid Transit Railroad” that would link Manhattan and Brooklyn.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos quarterback and five-time MVP, 38
    Daily Quote
    “Pressure is something you feel when you don’t know what the hell you’re doing.” — Peyton Manning
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