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The Signal.com's Daybreak: Sept. 28, 2009

Posted: September 27, 2009 9:36 p.m.
Updated: September 28, 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 Monday, Sept. 28, the 271st day of 2009. There are 94 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 28, 1909, satirical cartoonist Al Capp, the creator of "Li'l Abner," was born in New Haven, Conn.

Ten years ago: The Supreme Court agreed to decide whether a state can give visitation rights to grandparents when, after a divorce or some other family split, the children's parents say no. (The court later ruled that Washington state went too far in allowing grandparents and others to seek court-ordered visits against parents' wishes.

Watercooler Talk
KEENE, N.H. (AP) - A 92-year-old New Hampshire woman has celebrated her birthday by sky-diving from a plane at 13,000 feet.

Swanzey resident Jane Bockstruck tells The Keene Sentinel newspaper she doesn't know what overcame her when she decided to take the parachute jump.

With a group of friends and relatives watching, Bockstruck leaped Sept. 19 at the Jumptown sky-diving club in Orange, Mass., west of Boston. She says she doesn't remember jumping from the plane.

But tandem partner and jump instructor Paul Peckham Jr. says she had perfect form and landed without a hitch.

He says she's the oldest person he's taken on a jump. The second-oldest was 78.

Birthdays
Actress Brigitte Bardot is 75. Singer Ben E. King is 71. Actor Joel Higgins is 66. Singer Helen Shapiro is 63. Actress Sylvia Kristel is 57. Rock musician George Lynch is 55. Zydeco singer-musician C.J. Chenier is 52. Country singer Matt King is 43. Actress Mira Sorvino is 42. TV personality Moon Zappa is 42. Actress-model Carre Otis is 41. Actress Naomi Watts is 41. Country musician Chuck Crawford is 36. Country singer Mandy Barnett is 34. Actor Peter Cambor is 31. Writer-producer-director-actor Bam Margera is 30. Actress Hilary Duff is 22.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
7-27-42-49-52 Mega: 19
Draw date: Friday, Sept. 25
Jackpot: $75 million

SuperLotto
7-13-34-39-47 Mega: 3
Draw date: Saturday, Sept. 26
Jackpot: $9 million

Fantasy 5
5-6-17-32-35
Draw date: Sunday, Sept. 27

Daily 4
9-5-1-5
Draw date: Sunday, Sept. 27

Daily 3
Midday: 4-4-5
Evening: 4-5-7
Draw date: Sunday, Sept. 27

Daily Derby
1st: 12 Lucky Charms
2nd: 11 Money Bags
3rd: 10 Solid Gold
Race time: 1:46.70
Draw date: Sunday, Sept. 27

 

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