Morning Minutes: Aug. 16

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

coaptation koh-ap-TEY-shuhn (noun) a joining or adjustment of parts to one another. —

Website of the Day


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Number to Know

300 million: Madonna has sold more than 300 million records worldwide and is recognized as the best-selling female recording artist of all time by Guinness World Records.

This Day in History

Aug. 16, 1954: The first issue of Sports Illustrated is published.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Madonna (55)

Daily Quote

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” — John Burroughs