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Montevideo American-News - Montevideo, MN
  • Morning Minutes: Nov. 5

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  • Word of the Day
    Ostracize AHS-truh-syze (verb) To exclude from a group by common consent -- www.merriam-webster.com
    Web Site of the Day
    Jinni
    www.jinni.com
    This site offers movie recommendations using the Movie Genome Project, which takes a more widespread and complex method of cataloging film and TV. Take a quiz to discover your movie personality, and discover films you normally might overlook.
    Number to Know
    9.2 million: The number of veterans 65 and older in 2008, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
    This Day in History
    Nov. 5, 2006: Saddam Hussein and his co-defendants Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti and Awad Hamed al-Bandar are sentenced to death in the al-Dujail trial for the role in the massacre of the 148 Shi’as in 1982.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Musician Art Garfunkel (71)
    Daily Quote
    “When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?” - George Canning
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