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The's Daybreak: Feb. 12, 2010

Posted: February 11, 2010 10:01 p.m.
Updated: February 12, 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 Friday, Feb. 12, the 43rd day of 2010. There are 322 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlights in History: On Feb. 12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was born in present-day Larue County, Ky. Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, England.

Ten years ago: Charles M. Schulz, creator of the “Peanuts” comic strip, died in Santa Rosa at age 77.

One year ago: A Colgan Air commuter plane crashed into a suburban Buffalo, N.Y., home, killing all 49 aboard and a person in the house.

Watercooler Talk
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A Cedar Rapids woman was accused of arranging her daughter’s effort at prostitution. Mary J. Doolin was arrested Wednesday in connection with a Sept. 29 incident in Coralville. Police said Doolin sent her daughter to meet an undercover officer who had contacted her during a prostitution investigation. According to police, Doolin’s daughter, 37-year-old Debra Voshell, was later charged with pandering.

Police said Doolin admitted to running a prostitution ring for a number of years and has prior convictions for pimping and prostitution.

Baseball Hall-of-Fame sportscaster Joe Garagiola is 84. Basketball Hall-of-Famer Bill Russell is 76. Author Judy Blume is 72. Rock musician Ray Manzarek (The Doors) is 71. Rock musician Steve Hackett is 60. Rock singer Michael McDonald is 58. Actress Joanna Kerns is 57. Actor-former talk show host Arsenio Hall is 55. Actor John Michael Higgins is 47. Actress Christine Elise is 45. Actor Josh Brolin is 42. Singer Chynna Phillips is 42. Rock musician Jim Creeggan (Barenaked Ladies) is 40. Actor Jesse Spencer (“House, M.D.”) is 31. Actress Christina Ricci is 30.

Mega Millions

2-17-20-26-48 Mega: 12
Draw date: Tuesday, Feb. 9
Jackpot: $32 million

19-21-26-30-42 Mega: 25
Draw date: Wednesday, Feb. 10
Jackpot: $7 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Thursday, Feb. 11

Daily 4
Draw date: Thursday, Feb. 11

Daily 3
Midday: 5-4-2
Evening: 1-0-2
Draw date: Thursday, Feb. 11

Daily Derby
1st: 08 Gorgeous George
2nd: 01 Gold Rush
3rd: 12 Lucky Charms
Race time: 1:48.09
Draw date: Thursday, Feb. 11


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