The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Nov. 27


    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
    Incognito in-kahg-NEE-toh (adverb or adjective) With one's identity concealed - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Kids’ gift guide
    This website is an excellent resource for the best gifts for babies, toddlers, tweens and teens. Find out what’s cool, educational, techie and fun for kids of all ages. Also find out prices, who sells it and more.
    Number to Know
    $27.2 billion: Retail sales by the nation's department stores (including leased departments) in December 2010. This represented a 44 percent jump from the previous month (when retail sales, many holiday-related, registered $18.8 billion). No other month-to-month increase in department store sales last year was as large. – Census.gov
    This Day in History
    Nov. 27, 1978: In San Francisco, Mayor George Moscone and openly gay city Supervisor Harvey Milk are assassinated by former Supervisor Dan White.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Baseball star Jimmy Rollins (34)
    Daily Quote
    “Oh, for the good old days when people would stop Christmas shopping when they ran out of money.” - Author unknown

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