The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Nov. 8

    • email print
  • Word of the Day
    Quash KWAHSH (verb) To nullify especially by judicial action -- www.merriam-webster.com
    Web Site of the Day
    Aimed toward students in kindergarten through grade 12, this educational website has hundreds of short videos that can be used by teachers to introduce new subjects, or by kids to learn something while having fun.
    Number to Know
    50,000: Number of living veterans in 2008 who served during the Vietnam Era and both Gulf War eras, according to www.census.gov.
    This Day in History
    Nov. 8, 1960: John Fitzgerald Kennedy is elected the 35th president of the United States, defeating Richard M. Nixon.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Musician Bonnie Raitt (63)
    Daily Quote
    “In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.” - Mark Twain
Terms of Service

    Events Calendar