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  • Morning Minutes: Dec. 19

  • 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

    egress EE-gress (noun) The act of going out or leaving, or the right or freedom to leave; departure;  A means of going out or leaving; an exit; an outlet; ee-GRESS (intransitive verb); To go out; to depart; to leave. — Dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Free Rice

    www.freerice.com

    Play Free Rice and help feed the world’s hungry. A nonprofit site owned by the United Nations World Food Program, Free Rice is a charitable game site that gives 10 grains of rice to help end world hunger for every correct answer you choose in subjects such as math, geography and human anatomy.

    Number to Know

    73: According to Gallup, President Bill Clinton’s highest approval rating was 73 percent, which came in mid-December 1998.

    This Day in History

    Dec. 19, 1998: President Bill Clinton is impeached by the House of Representatives, becoming the second president of the United States to be impeached.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    "Brokeback Mountain" actor Jake Gyllenhaal (33)

    Daily Quote

    "America just works better when more people have a chance to live their dreams." — Bill Clinton

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