Morning Minutes: Aug. 8

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

sidle SAHYD-l (verb) to move sideways or obliquely; to edge along furtively (noun) a sidling movement. -

Website of the Day


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Number to Know

50 million: Former boy band ‘N Sync — consisting of Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick, Joey Fatone and Lance Bass — sold more than 50 million albums during their seven-year career.

This Day in History

Aug. 8, 1974: In a nationwide television address, President Richard Nixon announces his resignation effective at noon the next day.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Singer-songwriter JC Chasez (37)

Daily Quote

“Half of our mistakes in life arise from feeling where we ought to think, and thinking where we ought to feel.” - John Churton Collins