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  • Morning Minutes: Nov. 17

  • 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
    plaudit PLAW-dit (noun) a round or demonstration of applause; enthusiastic approval; an expression of praise. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Find information on the hottest bars and restaurants near you with this free daily email magazine. UrbanDaddy can tell you the best place to get brunch based on how many people are in your party, what you’d like to eat and how much you’d like to spend.
    Number to Know
    14: On this date in 1982, Duk Koo Kim died unexpectedly from injuries sustained during a 14-round match against Ray Mancini in Las Vegas, prompting reforms in the sport of boxing.
    This Day in History
    Nov. 17, 1800: The United States Congress holds its first session in Washington, D.C.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Danny DeVito (69)
    Daily Quote
    “Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.” — Charlotte Bronte
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