Morning Minutes: June 11

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Amerce uh-MERSS (verb) To punish by a fine whose amount is fixed by the court -- www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa

www.fifa.com/worldcup

This official site for the 2010 World Cup has the latest news, profiles of teams and players, a calendar of matches and more. Check in on your favorite team, find results and get ready for some soccer.

Number to Know

1: Number of World Cups, including this year’s, that have been held in Africa. The 2010 version is taking place in South Africa.

This Day in History

June 11, 2001: Timothy McVeigh is executed for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Dr. Mehmet Oz (50)

Daily Quote

“Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.” – Coaching great Vince Lombardi, who was born on this date in 1913.