Butler County Times Gazette
  • Morning Minutes, May 8

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  • Word of the Day
    largesse lahr-JES, LAHR-jis noun; generous bestowal of gifts; the gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed; Obsolete. generosity; liberality. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    World Changing
    Made up of journalists, designers and thinkers, World Changing covers the most innovative solutions to today’s problems.
    Number to Know
    71: In 1973, a 71-day standoff between federal authorities and the American Indian Movement members occupying the Pine Ridge Reservation at Wounded Knee, South Dakota ended with the surrender of the militants.
    This Day in History
    May 8, 1886: Pharmacist John Pemberton first sells a carbonated beverage named “Coca-Cola” as a patent medicine.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Don Rickles, American comedian and actor, 88
    Daily Quote
    “Who picks your clothes - Stevie Wonder?” — Don Rickles
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