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Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV
  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 9

  • 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

    hauteur haw-TUR; (h)oh- (noun) Haughty manner, spirit, or bearing; haughtiness; arrogance. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Cube Slam

    www.cubeslam.com

    Bored at work? Try this game. The mobile gameboard is built to showcase the latest technology in Google Chrome.

    Number to Know

    $1.42 billion: On this date in 1965, Hurricane Betsy made its second landfall near New Orleans, leaving 76 dead and $1.42 billion ($10-12 billion in 2005 dollars) in damages, becoming the first hurricane to top $1 billion in unadjusted damages.

    This Day in History

    Sept. 9, 1926: The U.S. National Broadcasting Company is formed.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Singer-songwriter Michael Buble (38)

    Daily Quote

    “The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough of is love.” - Henry Miller

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