The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Nov. 23


    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
    Mendacious men-DAY-shus (adjective) Given to or characterized by deception or falsehood or divergence from absolute truth - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Black Friday
    Looking for deals today? Head to BlackFriday.com, which lists deals you can find today. There also is an app you can download to help you shop.
    Number to Know
    $52.5 billion: Amount of money shoppers spent last year on Black Friday and Thanksgiving weekend, according to the National Retail Federation.
    This Day in History
    Nov. 23, 1981: Iran-Contra Affair: Ronald Reagan signs the top secret National Security Decision Directive 17, which gives the Central Intelligence Agency the authority to recruit and support Contra rebels in Nicaragua.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Singer/actor Miley Cyrus (20)
    Daily Quote
    “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.” - W.T. Purkiser

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