The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Aug. 25

  • 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

    finagle fi-NEY-guhl (verb) to trick, swindle, or cheat (a person) (often followed by out of); to get or achieve (something) by guile, trickery; to practice deception or fraud; scheme. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day



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    Number to Know

    59: On this date in 1916, The United States National Park Service was created. NPS oversee 401 units, of which 59 are designated national parks.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 25, 1950: President Harry Truman orders the U.S. Army to seize control of the nation's railroads to avert a strike.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actor and director Blair Underwood (49)

    Daily Quote

    “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” — Henry David Thoreau

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