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The-Signal.com's Daybreak: Feb. 5, 2009

Posted: February 5, 2009 12:45 a.m.
Updated: February 5, 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:

First Word

"I think any given team on any given day can tie any other team."
­- Tony Scalercio, Valencia boys soccer coach. (to read the full story, click here)

Today in History
Today is Thursday, Feb. 5, the 36th day of 2009. There are 329 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History
On Feb. 5, 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed a Judiciary Reorganization Bill that included a provision to increase the number of justices on the Supreme Court; critics accused Roosevelt of attempting to "pack" the high court with justices who would side with his New Deal policies. (The measure failed in Congress.)

Five years ago
CIA Director George Tenet offered a forceful defense of prewar intelligence in a speech at Georgetown University.

Watercooler Talk
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Police in Nashville said two young burglars covered their intent by talking religion.

Police arrested a 19-year-old and a 17-year-old and charged them with aggravated burglary. The Tennessean reported the teens were going through a neighborhood, knocking on doors while carrying church bulletins.

Police said if someone answered the door, one of the youths would talk about religion. If no one was home, the residence was burglarized.

But police said three homes in the area were burglarized, with electronic equipment stolen.

Authorities said they recovered stolen goods from a car the suspects were driving.

Birthdays
Country singer Claude King is 86. The Rev. Andrew M. Greeley is 81. Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron is 75. Actor Stuart Damon is 72. Financial writer Jane Bryant Quinn is 70. Television producer-writer Stephen J. Cannell is 68. Actor David Selby is 68. Singer-songwriter Barrett Strong is 68. Football Hall of Famer Roger Staubach is 67. Singer Cory Wells (Three Dog Night) is 67. Movie director Michael Mann is 66. Rock singer Al Kooper is 65. Actress Charlotte Rampling is 63. Actress Barbara Hershey is 61. Actor Christopher Guest is 61. Actor Tom Wilkinson is 61. Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm is 50. Actor-comedian Tim Meadows is 48.

Lottery

Mega Millions
4-15-29-43-56 Mega: 29
Draw date: Tuesday, Feb. 3
Jackpot: $60 million

SuperLotto
4-23-33-35-45 Mega: 14
Draw date: Wednesday, Feb. 4
Jackpot: $70 million

Fantasy 5
13-15-20-26-36
Draw date: Wednesday, Feb. 4

Daily 4
8-8-2-6
Draw date: Wednesday, Feb. 4

Daily 3
Midday: 2-8-5
Evening: 8-2-2
Draw date: Wednesday, Feb. 4

Daily Derby
1st: 07 Eureka
2nd: 11 Money Bags
3rd: 12 Lucky Charms
Race time: 1:41:46
Draw date: Wednesday, Feb. 4

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