The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: June 22

  • 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
    Samara SAM-uh-ruh (noun) A dry indehiscent usually one-seeded winged fruit (as of an ash or elm tree) - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    American Rose Society
    If you’re looking to grow roses or are looking for a rose expert in your community, check out this site. Learn about the different types of roses, how to plant and care for the flowers, and find out how to prevent disease and pests.
    Number to Know
    5: Number of Grammy Awards George Carlin won for his comedy albums. Carlin died on this day in 2008 at the age of 71.
    This Day in History
    June 22, 2009: Two Metro trains collide in Washington, D.C., killing nine and injuring more than 80.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actress Meryl Streep (64)
    Daily Quote
    “If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.” - Bern Williams
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