The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
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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
    schmaltz shmahlts, shmawlts (noun) 1. Informal. exaggerated sentimentalism, as in music or soap operas. 2. fat or grease, especially of a chicken. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    This game was implemented using the Canvas element and JavaScript, exploring capabilities that enable building a new suite of interactive websites and applications.
    Number to Know
    1949: On this date in 1949, Los Angeles recorded its first snowfall.
    This Day in History
    Jan. 11, 1794: Robert Forsythe, a U.S. Marshal is killed in Augusta, Ga., when trying to serve court papers, the first U.S. marshal to die while carrying out his duties.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Guitarist Tom Dumont (46)
    Daily Quote
    “Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” — Voltaire
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