The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Oct. 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
    annulate AN-yuh-lit, -leyt (adjective) having rings or ringlike bands; formed of ringlike segments, as an annelid worm. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Looking to bulk up? This site has plenty of options for workouts, nutrition and supplements.
    Number to Know
    27: Nelson Mandela served 27 years in prison, first on Robben Island, and later in Pollsmoor Prison and Victor Verster Prison. An international campaign lobbied for his release, which was granted in 1990 amid escalating civil strife.
    This Day in History
    Oct. 25, 1962: Nelson Mandela is sentenced to five years in prison.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Singer-songwriter Ciara (28)
    Daily Quote
    “Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.” — Benjamin Franklin
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