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  • Morning Minutes: Nov. 26


    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
    Notch NAHTCH (noun) A V-shaped hollow in an edge or surface; a narrow pass between two mountains; degree, step - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Eco-friendly gift guide
    The bell has rung and the shopping season has officially begun. It’s time to start making your gift list of who gets what. If you need some help deciding, this website is great. It offers suggestions on luxury gifts (some as low as $25) that also work in harmony with the environment.
    Number to Know
    21 percent: The growth in inventories by our nation's department stores (excluding leased departments) from Aug. 31 to Nov. 30, 2009. Thanks to the holiday crowds, inventories plummeted by 23 percent in December. – Census.gov
    This Day in History
    Nov. 26, 2008: The first of many attacks on Mumbai, India. These 10 coordinated attacks by Pakistan-based terrorists kill 164 and injure more than 300 people in Mumbai.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Singer Tina Turner (74)
    Daily Quote
    “Once again, we come to the holiday season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.” - Dave Barry

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