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  • Morning Minutes, May 14

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  • Word of the Day
    cavalcade kav-uhl-KAYD; KAV-uhl-kayd noun; A procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; Any procession; A sequence; a series. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Horses and History
    Interesting stories, folklore and legend about horses and their history.
    Number to Know
    $100 million: The Rockefeller Foundation began operations with a $100 million donation from John D. Rockefeller.
    This Day in History
    May 14, 1948: Israel is declared to be an independent state and a provisional government is established. Immediately after the declaration, Israel is attacked by the neighboring Arab states, triggering the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    David Byrne, Scottish-American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (Talking Heads), 62
    Daily Quote
    “Sometimes it’s a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.” — David Byrne
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