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Arkadelphia Siftings Herald - Arkadelphia, AR
  • Morning Minutes: Dec. 21

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    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
    Werewolf WAIR-woolf (noun) A person transformed into a wolf or capable of assuming a wolf's form -www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Family Education, winter
    http://fun.familyeducation.com/holidays/childrens-science-activities/32939.html
    It may have already felt like winter for a few weeks, but today is the official start to the season. Visit this family-friendly site to learn about the winter solstice, winter, snow and more. There also are ideas on how to beat the winter blues.
    Number to Know
    70: Percent of winter-storm deaths that happen in automobiles, according to www.erh.noaa.gov. So be safe this winter and try to stay off the roads during storms.
    This Day in History
    Dec. 21, 1988: A bomb explodes on board Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, killing 270.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Samuel L. Jackson (64)
    Daily Quote
    “Christmas is forever, not for just one day,
    for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away
    like bells and lights and tinsel, in some box upon a shelf.
    The good you do for others is good you do yourself.” - Norman Wesley Brooks
     
     

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