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The Lake News Online
  • Morning Minutes: Aug. 20

  • 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

    rarefied RAIR-uh-fahyd (adjective) extremely high or elevated; lofty; exalted; of, belonging to, or appealing to an exclusive group; select. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    MajorGeeks

    www.majorgeeks.com

    Are you a MajorGeek? Check out software downloads for drive utilities, memory and more here.

    Number to Know

    3 million: On this date in 1910, The Great Fire of 1910 occurred in northeast Washington, northern Idaho and western Montana, burning about 3 million acres.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 20, 1920: The first commercial radio station, 8MK (now WWJ), begins operations in Detroit.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Journalist Connie Chung (67)

    Daily Quote

    “Art is like baby shoes. When you coat them with gold, they can no longer be worn.” — John Updike

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