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The Signal.com's Daybreak: Jan. 10, 2010

Posted: January 9, 2010 8:39 p.m.
Updated: January 10, 2010 4:55 a.m.
 

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 Sunday, Jan. 10, the 10th day of 2010. There are 355 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:
On Jan. 10, 1860, the Pemberton Mill in Lawrence, Mass., collapsed, trapping hundreds in the rubble; during rescue efforts, a fire broke out — up to 145 people, mostly female workers from Scotland and Ireland, perished.

Ten years ago:
America Online announced it was buying Time Warner for $162 billion (the resulting disastrous merger ended in December 2009).

Watercooler Talk

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — A 29-year-old woman was arrested after allegedly using a stun gun on a woman who tried to hug her on Christmas night. Deborah Downing has been jailed $15,510 bond. She was charged with aggravated battery, petty theft and violation of pretrial release. It’s unclear if she already has an attorney.

According to a Pasco County Sheriff’s Office report, Sheri Brennan was picking up a friend Dec. 25 when the incident occurred.
Brennan’s friend told investigators that she was shocked after trying to hug Downing and offer a holiday greeting. Brennan wasn’t seriously injured.

Brennan told authorities that she had a rocky past with Downing, but thought the two had resolved their differences.

Birthdays
Blues artist Eddy Clearwater is 75. Rock singer-musician Ronnie Hawkins is 75. Baseball Hall of Famer Willie McCovey is 72. Movie director Walter Hill is 70. Singer Rod Stewart is 65. Rock singer-musician Donald Fagen (Steely Dan) is 62. Former boxer and entrepreneur George Foreman is 61. Rock musician Scott Thurston (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) is 58. Singer Pat Benatar is 57. Singer Shawn Colvin is 54. Rock singer Brad Roberts (Crash Test Dummies) is 46. Actress Trini Alvarado is 43. Rock musician Matt Roberts (3 Doors Down) is 32. Rock singer Brent Smith (Shinedown) is 32. Rapper Chris Smith (Kris Kross) is 31. Actress Sarah Shahi is 30.

Lottery
Mega Millions

18-20-31-36-43 Mega: 33
Draw date: Friday, Jan. 8
Jackpot: $48 million

SuperLotto
7-13-29-36-40 Mega: 22
Draw date: Saturday, Jan. 9
Jackpot: $8 million

Fantasy 5
4-6-27-28-39
Draw date: Saturday, Jan. 9

Daily 4
3-6-0-1
Draw date: Saturday, Jan. 9

Daily 3
Midday: 5-3-7
Evening: 1-7-5
Draw date: Saturday, Jan. 9

Daily Derby
1st: 04 Big Ben
2nd: 06 Whirl Win
3rd: 10 Solid Gold
Race time: 1:49:02
Draw date: Saturday, Jan. 9

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