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  • Morning Minutes: Nov. 30


    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
    Hobgoblin HAHB-gahb-lin (noun) A mischievous goblin; a source of fear, perplexity or harassment -www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Mark Twain’s birthday
    Today is Mark Twain’s birthday. Visit this site to learn about his life, his accomplishments, his influence on today’s culture and more. Plus, read about what exhibits are being featured at The Mark Twain House & Museum.
    Number to Know
    $2,520,700: Amount of money Ken Jennings won on “Jeopardy” during his record-breaking streak, which ended on this date in 2004.
    This Day in History
    Nov. 30, 1993: President Bill Clinton signs the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act (the Brady Bill) into law.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Ben Stiller (47)
    Daily Quote
    “A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.” - Mark Twain

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