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The Signal.com's Daybreak: Sept. 1, 2009

Posted: August 31, 2009 9:25 p.m.
Updated: September 1, 2009 4:55 a.m.
 
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2009. There are 121 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 1, 1939, World War II began as Nazi Germany invaded Poland.

One year ago: Republicans opened their national convention in St. Paul, Minn., on a subdued note because of Hurricane Gustav; John McCain's running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, revealed that her 17-year-old daughter, Bristol, was pregnant. Jerry Lewis raised a record $65 million for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in his annual Labor Day telethon.

Watercooler Talk
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Police in Florida say a burglar who made off with a man's valuables returned to the home later and snatched what he couldn't carry on his first trip: a 100-pound plasma-screen TV.

A Pensacola Police investigator was on the scene when the robber came back hours after the first burglary.

The man who lived at the house, Steve Fluegge, says he was shocked the burglar came back and stole the television. The suspect had already stolen Fluegge's wallet, watch and video game system.

Police and K-9 units canvassed the neighborhood, but couldn't find the burglar or the TV.

Birthdays
Journalist and author Liz Carpenter is 89. Actor George Maharis is 81. Attorney and law professor Alan Dershowitz is 71. Comedian-actress Lily Tomlin is 70. Actor Don Stroud is 66. Singer Archie Bell is 65. Singer Barry Gibb is 63. Rock musician Greg Errico is 61. Talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw is 59. Singer Gloria Estefan is 52. Jazz musician Boney James is 48. Country singer-songwriter Charlie Robison is 45. Retired NBA All-Star Tim Hardaway is 43. Actor Ricardo Antonio Chavira ("Desperate Housewives") is 38. . NFL player Jason Taylor is 35. Actor Scott Speedman is 34. NFL player Aaron Schobel is 32. NFL player Clinton Portis is 28. Rock musician Joe Trohman is 25.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
37-1-17-31-54 Mega: 31
Draw date: Friday, Aug. 28
Jackpot: $333 million

SuperLotto
6-13-14-36-37 Mega: 12
Draw date: Saturday, Aug. 29
Jackpot: $16 million

Fantasy 5
7-15-17-25-37
Draw date: Monday, Aug. 31

Daily 4
5-1-3-7
Draw date: Monday, Aug. 31

Daily 3
Midday: 9-4-9
Evening: 4-7-2
Draw date: Monday, Aug. 31

Daily Derby
1st: 11 Money Bags
2nd: 05 California Classic
3rd: 02 Lucky Star
Race time: 1:43.95
Draw date: Monday, Aug. 31

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