Morning Minutes: June 28

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Enfant terrible ahn-fahn-teh-REE-bluh (noun) A child whose inopportune remarks cause embarrassment; a person known for shocking remarks or outrageous behavior; a usually young and successful person who is strikingly unorthodox, innovative or avant-garde -

Website of the Day


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Number to Know

311.7 million: The nation's estimated population on this July Fourth. –

This Day in History

June 28, 1997: Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield II – Tyson is disqualified in the 3rd round for biting a piece from Holyfield's ear.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor/director Mel Brooks (87)

Daily Quote

“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” - Elmer Davis