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The Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch - Sleepy Eye, MN
  • Morning Minutes: Aug. 27

  • 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

    lacerate LAS-uh-reyt (verb) to tear roughly or mangle; to distress or torture mentally or emotionally, wound deeply, pain greatly. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Pandora

    www.pandora.com

    This Internet radio service is based on playing related songs for users to approve or disapprove to help improve music selections.

    Number to Know

    60,000: On this date in 2003, Mars makes its closest approach to Earth in nearly 60,000 years, passing 34,646,418 miles distant.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 27, 1928: The Kellogg-Briand Pact outlawing war is signed by the first 15 nations to do so. Ultimately, 61 nations will sign it.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actress Chandra Wilson (44)

    Daily Quote

    “Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments.” - Nathaniel Hawthorne

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