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The Telegram
  • Morning Minutes for Thursday, February 14

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Quarterback Drew Bledsoe (41) Word of the Day Infatuation in-fach-oo-EY-shuhn (noun) Foolish or all-absorbing passion or an instance of this — dictionary.com Website...
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  • Word of the Day
    Infatuation in-fach-oo-EY-shuhn (noun) Foolish or all-absorbing passion or an instance of this — dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Valentine’s Day by the Numbers
    http://www.history.com/interactives/valentines-day-by-the-numbers
    If you’re one of the 62 percent of adults who celebrate Valentine’s Day, or if you just enjoy infographics, this is the site for you! Learn how many pounds of chocolate are bought, how many cards are sent and how many conversation hearts are eaten.
    Number to Know
    102 million: Number of Americans over the age of 18 who are unmarried, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That’s 44.1 percent of the country’s population.
    This Day in History
    Feb. 14, 278: St. Valentine is beheaded by the order of Claudius II, or Claudius the Cruel, emperor of Rome.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Quarterback Drew Bledsoe (41)
    Daily Quote
    “Love conquers all.” — Virgil
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