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  • 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
    venial VEE-nee-uhl (adjective) capable of being forgiven; not heinous; excusable; pardonable. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Your next furry best friend could be at Petfinder.com. Look through thousands of adoptable pets in a zip code near you.
    Number to Know
    11: “Happy Days,” a TV sitcom starring Henry Winkler as “Fonzie,” aired for 11 seasons beginning in 1974.
    This Day in History
    Oct. 30, 1938: Orson Welles broadcasts his radio play of H.G. Wells's “The War of the Worlds,” causing anxiety in some of the audience in the United States.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Henry Winkler (68)
    Daily Quote
    “I have a theory that the truth is never told during the 9-to-5 hours.” — Hunter S. Thompson
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