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The Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch - Sleepy Eye, MN
  • Morning Minutes: Aug. 6

  • 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

    dispositive dih-SPOZ-i-tiv (adjective) involving or affecting disposition or settlement. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    SourceForge

    sourceforge.net

    At SourceForge, find, create and publish open source software for free. Users can choose from thousands of software titles.

    Number to Know

    70,000: On this date in 1945, Hiroshima, Japan, is devastated when the atomic bomb "Little Boy" is dropped by the United States B-29 Enola Gay. About 70,000 people are killed instantly, and some tens of thousands die in subsequent years from burns and radiation poisoning.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 6, 1988: The Tompkins Square Park Riot in New York City spurs a reform of the New York Police Department, held responsible for the event.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actress Soleil Moon Frye (37)

    Daily Quote

    “Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.” - Victor Kiam

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