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  • Word of the Day
    twain tweyn adjective; two. — Dictionary.com
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    Next Billion
    For venture capitalists who operate on a global scale, this site identifies and supports sustainable business models that address the world’s problems.
    Number to Know
    20: In 1998, Chicago Cub Kerry Wood strikes out 20 Houston Astros to tie the major league record held by Roger Clemens. He threw a one-hitter and did not walk a batter in his fifth career start.
    This Day in History
    May 6, 1935: The New Deal’s Executive Order 7034 creates the Works Progress Administration.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Willie Mays, American baseball player, 83
    Daily Quote
    “Baseball is a game, yes. It is also a business. But what it most truly is is disguised combat. For all its gentility, its almost leisurely pace, baseball is violence under wraps.” — Willie Mays
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