Morning Minutes: Oct. 30

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

venial \VEE-nee-uhl\ (adjective) capable of being forgiven; not heinous; excusable; pardonable. — www.dictionary.com

Website of the Day

Petfinder

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Your next furry best friend could be at Petfinder.com. Look through thousands of adoptable pets in a zip code near you.

Number to Know

11: “Happy Days,” a TV sitcom starring Henry Winkler as “Fonzie,” aired for 11 seasons beginning in 1974.

This Day in History

Oct. 30, 1938: Orson Welles broadcasts his radio play of H.G. Wells's “The War of the Worlds,” causing anxiety in some of the audience in the United States.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor Henry Winkler (68)

Daily Quote

“I have a theory that the truth is never told during the 9-to-5 hours.” — Hunter S. Thompson