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Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV
  • Morning Minutes: Nov. 12

  • 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
    obsequy OB-si-kwee (noun) a funeral rite or ceremony. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Cheese.com
    www.cheese.com
    The “world’s greatest cheese resource” has more than 650 specialty cheese from 60 countries. Mmm, cheese.
    Number to Know
    1993: On this date in 1993, the first Ultimate Fighting Championship event, UFC 1, was held in Denver, Colo.
    This Day in History
    Nov. 12, 1980: The NASA space probe Voyager I makes its closest approach to Saturn and takes the first images of its rings.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Baseball player Sammy Sosa (45)
    Daily Quote
    “It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” — Laura Ingalls Wilder

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