Morning Minutes: Aug. 29

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

cummerbund KUHM-er-buhnd (noun) a wide sash worn at the waist, especially a horizontally pleated one worn with a tuxedo. —

Website of the Day

What Should I Read Next?

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Number to Know

1,836: On this date in 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastates much of the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle, killing more than 1,836 and causing more than $80 billion in damages.

This Day in History

Aug. 29, 1966: The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actress/singer Lea Michele (27)

Daily Quote

"Imagination is at the root of much that passes for love.” - Gilbert Parker