The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: July 28

  • 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

    ploce PLOH-see (noun) the repetition of a word or phrase to gain special emphasis or to indicate an extension of meaning. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day



    Customize your favorite sites on an attractive start page for the Web with Symbaloo. It also holds useful Web tools.

    Number to Know

    125,000: On this date in 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson announces his order to increase the number of United States troops in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War from 75,000 to 125,000.

    This Day in History

    July 28, 2002: Nine coal miners trapped in the flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset County, Pa., are rescued after 77 hours underground.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Football player Chris Samuels (36)

    Daily Quote

    “Let no one who loves be unhappy. Even love unreturned has its rainbow.” - James M. Barrie

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