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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 5


  • 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

    palimpsest PAL-imp-sest (noun) A manuscript, usually of papyrus or parchment, on which more than one text has been written with the earlier writing incompletely erased and still visible; An object or place whose older layers or aspects are apparent beneath its surface. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Let’s Yep!

    http://letsyep.com/en/

    With Let’s Yep!, you can find others in your area who want to do a specific activity, such as go for a hike, meet for coffee or go to a movie.

    Number to Know

    56: On this date in 1960, boxer Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) is awarded the gold medal for his first place in the light heavyweight boxing competition at the Olympic Games in Rome. Out of 61 total fights in his career, he won 56.

    This Day in History

    Sept. 5, 1975: Lynette Fromme attempts to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actor Michael Keaton (62)

    Daily Quote

    “One eye sees, the other feels.” - Paul Klee

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