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The Kansan - Newton, KS
  • Morning Minutes, Aug. 12

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  • August 12
    Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
    Word of the Day
    cavort kuh-VORT intransitive verb; To bound or prance about. — Dictionary.com
    This Day in History
    Aug. 12, 1898: A formal transfer of sovereignty is made and the Republic of Hawaii officially becomes part of the United States as the Territory of Hawaii.
    Number to Know
    2: The number of U.S. states that do not observe daylight saving time: Hawaii and Arizona.
    Website of the Day: Go Hawaii
    http://www.gohawaii.com
    The official tourist site for the state of Hawaii.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Sir Mix-a-Lot (born Anthony Ray), American rapper, producer and noted fan of ladies who pack much back, 51.
    Daily Quote
    “I have never met a successful person who talked about failing. The glass is always half full. I don’t even like being around negative talkers.” — Sir Mix-a-Lot

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