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Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS
  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 17

  • 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

    auspicate AW-spi-keyt (verb) to initiate with ceremonies calculated to ensure good luck; inaugurate. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    40 Days of Dating

    http://fortydaysofdating.com/

    Ever wonder what it’d be like to date your platonic friend? This couple took the risk to end their friendship and begin dating, discovering what their relationship weaknesses are with a close confidant — and documenting all 40 days. Read from the bottom up so as not to spoil the ending.

    Number to Know

    30: On this date in 1939, Taisto Mäki becomes the first man to run the 10,000 metres in under 30 minutes, in a time of 29:52.6.

    This Day in History

    Sept. 17, 1630: The city of Boston, Mass. is founded.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Basketball coach Phil Jackson (68)

    Daily Quote

    “If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently.” - Bill Watterson

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