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The Signal.com's Daybreak: Jan. 14, 2010

Posted: January 13, 2010 10:04 p.m.
Updated: January 14, 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 Thursday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2010. There are 351 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:
On Jan. 14, 1784, the United States ratified a peace treaty with England, ending the Revolutionary War.

One year ago:
Freshly returned from a tour of war zones and global hotspots, Vice President-elect Joe Biden told President-elect Barack Obama that “things are going to get tougher” in Afghanistan.

Five years ago:
Mystery writer Charlotte MacLeod died in Lewiston, Maine, at 82.


Watercooler Talk
PINE CITY, Minn. (AP) — Police credit a 15-year-old German Shorthaired dog with saving the life of an elderly, unconscious man in Pine City. Brett Grinde said he took Effie out for their usual walk on Monday evening, but within a couple minutes she started pulling on the leash, wanting to go in a different direction.

Effie then took off running, leading Grinde to a neighbor’s house where a 94-year-old man was on face down on the driveway. The dog started licking the man’s face. Grinde called 911, then started CPR.

KARE-TV reported the eldery man, William Lepsch, regained consciousness and is in serious condition at North Memorial Medical Center.

Birthdays
CBS commentator Andy Rooney is 91. Blues singer Clarence Carter is 74. Singer Jack Jones is 72. . Actress Faye Dunaway is 69. Actress Holland Taylor is 67. Actor Carl Weathers is 62. Singer-producer T-Bone Burnett is 62. Movie writer-director Steven Soderbergh is 47. Actor Mark Addy is 46. Rapper Slick Rick is 45. Actor Dan Schneider is 44. Actress Emily Watson is 43. Rock musician Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne Band) is 43. Rapper-actor LL Cool J is 42. Actor Jason Bateman is 41. Rock singer-musician Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) is 41. Actress Jordan Ladd is 35. Rock singer-musician Caleb Followill (Kings of Leon) is 28. Rock musician Joe Guese (The Click Five) is 27.

Lottery
Mega Millions
5-9-31-37-56 Mega: 16
Draw date: Tuesday, Jan. 12
Jackpot: $60 million

SuperLotto
10-14-23-34-39 Mega: 25
Draw date: Wednesday, Jan. 13
Jackpot: $9 million

Fantasy 5
4-6-17-35-36
Draw date: Wednesday, Jan. 13

Daily 4
2-6-9-1
Draw date: Wednesday, Jan. 13

Daily 3
Midday: 0-2-5
Evening: 3-6-7
Draw date: Wednesday, Jan. 13

Daily Derby
1st: 02 Lucky Star
2nd: 12 Lucky Charms
3rd: 05 California Classic
Race time: 1:42.01
Draw date: Wednesday, Jan. 13

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