Morning Jolt: Most Influential People in the World

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Watercooler talk: Time magazine on Wednesday released its list of 100 Most Influential People in the World. The list is diverse, with people such as President Barack Obama, comedian Louis CK, basketball player Jeremy Lin making the list. Who do you think belongs on the list?

What’s happening today: Space Shuttle Discovery, which was moved to Washington, D.C., in impressive style Tuesday - on the back of an airplane - will officially be received by the Smithsonian today and placed on display. The public can see the shuttle beginning Friday.

Opening bell: The Dow opened at 13,032.75 today. It fell 82.79 points on Wednesday.

Motivational quote: “If you want to stay young-looking, pick your parents very carefully.”- Dick Clark

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