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The's Daybreak: Aug. 10, 2009

Posted: August 9, 2009 9:30 p.m.
Updated: August 10, 2009 4:55 a.m.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to'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 Monday, Aug. 10, the 222nd day of 2009. There are 143 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 10, 1846, President James K. Polk signed a measure establishing the Smithsonian Institution, named after English scientist James Smithson, whose bequest of half a million dollars had made it possible.

Five years ago: The 20-year-old woman who'd accused Kobe Bryant of rape filed a federal lawsuit in Denver against the NBA star. (The lawsuit was later settled out of court; terms were not disclosed.)

Watercooler Talk: TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A group of Tampa inmates is offering a taste of what it's like jail - no locks, bars or handcuffs required. But you'd better have an tough stomach to use more than a dash of their "Jailhouse Fire Hot Sauce."

Minimum-security Hillsborough County Jail inmates offer it in "Original," "Smoke" and "No Escape" varieties, all made from their jail-grown peppers.

They came up with the recipe and started selling it in 2005. Since then, horticulture instructor Allen Boatman estimates they've made $10,000 on the sauce. Each bottle is $7. The income is used to keep up the greenhouse and buy basic supplies.

Birthdays: Singer Al Alberts is 87. Actress Rhonda Fleming is 86. Singer Jimmy Dean is 81. Actor James Reynolds is 63. Rock singer-musician Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) is 62. Singer Patti Austin is 61. Country musician Gene Johnson (Diamond Rio) is 60. Actor Daniel Hugh Kelly is 57. Actress Rosanna Arquette is 50. Actor Antonio Banderas is 49. Rock musician Jon Farriss (INXS) is 48. Journalist-blogger Andrew Sullivan is 46. Singer Aaron Hall is 45. Boxer Riddick Bowe is 42. Actor-writer Justin Theroux is 38. Actress Angie Harmon is 37. Country singer Jennifer Hanson is 36. Actress JoAnna Garcia is 30. R&B singer Nikki Bratcher (Divine) is 29. Actor Lucas Till is 19.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
7-18-35-45-56 Mega: 3
Draw date: Friday, Aug. 7
Jackpot: $124 million

22-23-27-28-41 Mega: 17
Draw date: Saturday, Aug. 8
Jackpot: $8 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Sunday, Aug. 9

Daily 4
Draw date: Sunday, Aug. 9

Daily 3
Midday: 7-2-9
Evening: 5-5-3
Draw date: Sunday, Aug. 9

Daily Derby
1st: 06 Whirl Win
2nd: 04 Big Ben
3rd: 08 Gorgeous George
Race time: 1:44.32
Draw date: Sunday, Aug. 9


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