The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: July 24

  • 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

    edacity ih-DAS-i-tee (noun) the state of being edacious; voraciousness; appetite. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day



    IFTTT (IF This Then That) allows users to make “recipes” with statements, using channels such as Facebook and Evernote. For example, to save all Instagram photos you take automatically to Dropbox.

    Number to Know

    7: On this date in 2005, Lance Armstrong won his seventh consecutive Tour de France.

    This Day in History

    July 24, 1974: The United States Supreme Court unanimously rules that President Richard Nixon did not have the authority to withhold subpoenaed White House tapes. Nixon is ordered to surrender the tapes to the Watergate special prosecutor.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actress Anna Paquin (31)

    Daily Quote

    “To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.” - Edmund Burke

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