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Macon Chronicle-Herald - Macon, MO
  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 3

  • 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
    transpontine trans-PON-tin, -tahyn (adjective) 1. across or beyond a bridge. 2. on the southern side of the Thames in London. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Homejoy
    www.homejoy.com
    Homejoy, rated as one of Forbes’ hottest startups of 2013, offers a booking service for cleaners to come to your home, for move-out cleans or regular appointments.
    Number to Know
    2000: On this date in 2000, the last original weekday Peanuts comic strip was published.
    This Day in History
    Jan. 3, 1953: Frances P. Bolton and her son, Oliver from Ohio, become the first mother and son to serve simultaneously in the U.S. Congress.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Mel Gibson (58)
    Daily Quote
    “Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.” — George Bernard Shaw
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