Morning Minutes: May 7

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Case-harden KAYS-hahr-dun (verb) To harden (a ferrous alloy) so that the surface layer is harder than the interior; to make callous or insensible -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

National Day of Prayer Task Force

www.ndptf.org

Want to participate in a National Day of Prayer gathering or get more information about the event? This is the official site of organizers, and here you can find all kinds of information about the day, as well as TV and radio broadcasts and more.

Number to Know

1952: Year when the National Day of Prayer was made official. The day was set as the first Thursday in May by President Ronald Regan.

This Day in History

May 7, 1999: A jury finds “The Jenny Jones Show” and Warner Bros. liable in the shooting death of Scott Amedure, after the show purposely deceived Jonathan Schmitz to appear on a secret same-sex crush episode. Schmitz later killed Amedure.