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The Telegram
  • Morning Minutes for Monday, October 8

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actor Matt Damon (42) Word of the Day Zenith ZEE-nith (noun) The point of the celestial sphere that is directly opposite the nadir and vertically above the observer; the highest point reached in the heav...
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  • Word of the Day
    Zenith ZEE-nith (noun) The point of the celestial sphere that is directly opposite the nadir and vertically above the observer; the highest point reached in the heavens by a celestial body; culminating point; acme — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Allrecipes.com, Pierogi (http://allrecipes.com//Recipe/pierogi-polish-dumplings/Detail.aspx)
    Today is National Pierogi Day, and if you’ve ever wanted to try making some of these dumplings, check out this recipe, which has received rave reviews from the Allrecipes community. If you want to try something different, just Google “pierogi recipes.”
    Number to Know
    25 feet tall: Height of the “Giant Perogy” in Glendon, Alberta.
    This Day in History
    Oct. 8, 2001: President George W. Bush announces the establishment of the Office of Homeland Security.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Matt Damon (42)
    Daily Quote
    “I feel happy to terrify kids.” — Author R. L. Stine, who was born on this date in 1943.
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