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Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV
  • Morning Minutes: Feb. 16

  • 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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  • Morning Minutes: Feb. 16

    Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

    Word of the Day

    Milieu mil-YOO (noun) Surroundings, especially of a social or cultural nature - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of Pharoahs

    http://archive.fieldmuseum.org/tut/index.html

    Take a virtual trip through the Field Museum's archives to see pictures of the artifacts from King Tut's tomb, learn about life in ancient Egypt and follow the artifacts as they toured America in the 1960s and '70s.

    Number to Know

    3000: Years Tutankhamun's tomb was untouched after being buried in the desert.

    This Day in History

    Feb. 16, 1923: Archaeologist Howard Carter opens the burial chamber of King Tutankhamun, becoming the first person to enter since approximately 1400 B.C.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Rapper/actor Ice-T (55)

    Daily Quote

    "I'd rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed." - Robert H. Schuller
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