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Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV
  • Morning Minutes: Dec. 29

  • 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
    hardihood HAHR-dee-hood (noun) 1. boldness or daring; courage. 2. audacity or impudence. 3. strength; power; vigor: the hardihood of youth. 4. hardy spirit or character; determination to survive; fortitude: the hardihood of early settlers. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Ecorner
    ecorner.stanford.edu
    Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to become an entrepreneur in 2014? Stanford University’s Entrepreneurship Corner offers 2,000 free videos and podcasts as resources.
    Number to Know
    1.25 million: On this date in 1997, Hong Kong began to kill all the nation's 1.25 million chickens to stop the spread of a potentially deadly influenza strain.
    This Day in History
    Dec. 29, 1851: The first American YMCA opens in Boston.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Jon Voight (75)
    Daily Quote
    “To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all.” — Anatole France
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