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  • Morning Minutes: Nov. 20


    Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day
    Renovate REN-uh-vayt (verb) To restore to a former better state (as by cleaning, repairing or rebuilding); to restore to life, vigor or activity; revive - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Major League Soccer
    The MLS championship picture is set, and the game is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 1. Check out previews, season roundups and much more on this official site of MLS. There also are cool apps for the tech-savy soccer lovers out there.
    Number to Know
    1984: Year when the SETI Institute was founded. It happened on this date in 1984. SETI is a program to search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
    This Day in History
    Nov. 20, 1985: Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Vice President Joe Biden (70)
    Daily Quote
    “Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day.” - Robert Caspar Lintner

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