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The's Daybreak: Jan. 5, 2010

Posted: January 4, 2010 10:49 p.m.
Updated: January 5, 2010 4:55 a.m.
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 Tuesday, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2010. There are 360 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On Jan. 5, 1925, Nellie T. Ross became governor of Wyoming; she was the first female governor in U.S. history. (She succeeded Frank E. Lucas, who had served as acting governor following the death of Ross' husband, William B. Ross.)

Ten years ago: Touching off angry protests by Cuban-Americans in Miami, the U.S. government decided to send 6-year-old Elian Gonzalez back to Cuba. (After a legal battle and the seizure of Elian from the home of his U.S. relatives.)

Watercooler talk
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Police say an Ohio woman punched through a McDonald's drive-through window because Chicken McNuggets weren't available. Police were called Friday to the restaurant in Toledo.

Police say 24-year-old Melodi Dushane was treated for injuries, then jailed. She pleaded not guilty to a vandalism charge. She was released on a recognizance bond and ordered not to have contact with the restaurant. The phone number for her home address isn't listed.

A manager at the McDonald's declined Monday to discuss the incident.

Actor Robert Duvall is 79. Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll is 78. King Juan Carlos of Spain is 72. Talk show host Charlie Rose is 68. Actress-director Diane Keaton is 64. Actor Ted Lange is 62. Rhythm-and-blues musician George "Funky" Brown (Kool and the Gang) is 61. Rock musician Chris Stein (Blondie) is 60. Former CIA Director George Tenet is 57. Actress Pamela Sue Martin is 57. Actor Clancy Brown is 51. Singer Iris Dement is 49. Actor Ricky Paull Goldin is 45. Actor Vinnie Jones is 45. Rock musician Kate Schellenbach (Luscious Jackson) is 44. Dancer-choreographer Carrie Ann Inaba is 42. Actress Heather Paige Kent is 41. Rock singer Marilyn Manson is 41.

Mega Millions
6-8-27-40-41 Mega: 21
Draw date: Friday, Jan. 1
Jackpot: $37 million

4-9-19-24-41 Mega: 9
Draw date: Saturday, Jan. 2
Jackpot: $7 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Monday, Jan. 4

Daily 4
Draw date: Monday, Jan. 4

Daily 3
Midday: 8-8-8
Evening: 3-0-1
Draw date: Monday, Jan. 4

Daily Derby
1st: 11 Money Bags
2nd: 07 Eureka
3rd: 08 Gorgeous George
Race time: 1:40:88
Draw date: Monday, Jan. 4


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