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The Signal.com's Daybreak: Feb. 16, 2010

Posted: February 15, 2010 10:16 p.m.
Updated: February 16, 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 Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2010. There are 318 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 16, 1960, the nuclear-powered radar picket submarine USS Triton departed New London, Conn. on the first-ever totally submerged circumnavigation by a vessel, a voyage which took nearly three months.

Ten years ago: Lucy Edwards, a former Bank of New York executive, and her husband, Peter Berlin, pleaded guilty in federal court in Manhattan to conspiring to launder billions of dollars from Russian bankers in one of the biggest such schemes in U.S. history.

Watercooler Talk
AQUILLA, Ohio (AP) — It’s quite the man cave.

Jimmy Grey says he’s been out of work for almost a year and needed a project to stay busy. So with the heavy snowfall this winter, the 25-year-old laborer got to work on an extreme igloo in his family’s yard in Aquilla, about 30 miles east of Cleveland.

His four-room creation has 6-foot ceilings and an entertainment room. He powers the TV with an extension cord plugged into an outlet in the garage. He also ran wires for cable television with surround-sound stereo.

Grey says candles help add ambiance for nighttime get-togethers with friends, and the freezing temperatures mean that the beer never goes warm.

Birthdays
Singer Patty Andrews is 92. Kim Jong Il, the president of North Korea, is 68. Actor Jeremy Bulloch is 64. Actor Pete Postlethwaite is 64. Actor William Katt is 59. Actor LeVar Burton is 53. Actor-rapper Ice-T is 52. Actress Lisa Loring is 52. Tennis Hall of Fame player John McEnroe is 51. Rock musician Andy Taylor is 49. Rock musician Dave Lombardo (Slayer) is 45. Rock musician Taylor Hawkins (Foofighters) is 38. Olympic gold medal runner Cathy Freeman is 37. Singer Sam Salter is 35. Rapper Lupe Fiasco is 28. Actor Mike Weinberg is 17.

Lottery
Mega Millions
14-16-17-33-47 Mega: 23
Draw date: Friday, Feb. 12
Jackpot: $56 million

SuperLotto
1-7-11-39-46 Mega: 11
Draw date: Saturday, Feb. 13
Jackpot: $8 million

Fantasy 5
18-19-26-33-35
Draw date: Monday, Feb. 15

Daily 4
5-9-3-0
Draw date: Monday, Feb. 15

Daily 3
Midday: 6-9-3
Evening: 6-5-5
Draw date: Monday, Feb. 15

Daily Derby
1st: 10 Solid Gold
2nd: 12 Lucky Charms
3rd: 05 California Classic
Race time: 1:44.98
Draw date: Monday, Feb. 15

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