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Morning Minutes: March 12
Word of the Day
Zedonk ZEE-dongk (noun) The offspring of a zebra and a donkey, also called a zonkey or a donkra - dictionary.com
Website of the Day
The 20 Coolest Animal Hybrids
Zedonks can also be called donkras, and are number seven on this list of 20 hybrid animals, including ligers and beefalos.
Number to Know
206: Number of electoral votes Mitt Romney received in the 2012 presidential election.
This Day in History
March 12, 2003: Elizabeth Smart is found and returns to her family nine months after being kidnapped from her home in Utah. Her kidnappers, Brian David Mitchell and Wanda Barzee, were later sentenced to life and 15 years in prison, respectively.
Today's Featured Birthday
Politician Mitt Romney (66)
"Leadership, leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses." - Mitt Romney