The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: June 21

  • 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
    Assay a-SAY (verb) Try, attempt; to analyze (as an ore) for one or more specific components; to prove to be of a particular nature by means of analysis; to judge the worth of : estimate - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Are you a high school student, college student or recent graduate looking for a summer job? Prepare your resume and browse seasonal staff positions with camps, amusement parks, resorts, national parks, hotels, environmental organizations and more.
    Number to Know
    40: Number of days in the “dog days of summer,” according to The Old Farmer's Almanac. The dog days aren’t upon us yet, however.
    This Day in History
    June 21, 1982: John Hinckley is found not guilty by reason of insanity for the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Prince William (31)
    Daily Quote
    “A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing and the lawn mower is broken.” - James Dent
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