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Granite Falls Advocate Tribune
  • Morning Minutes: Dec. 11

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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
    Armistice AHR-muh-stus (noun) Temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement between the opponents; truce - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Money management
    www.mint.com
    If you are thinking that getting your finances in order would make for a good New Year’s resolution, this website can help you achieve it. With your permission, this service combines all your financial information into one easy-to-manage tool that helps take the confusion out of money management.
    Number to Know
    78: Percent of real Christmas trees that are bought precut, according to www.christmastree.org.
    This Day in History
    Dec. 11, 2008: Bernard Madoff is arrested and charged with securities fraud in a $50 billion Ponzi scheme.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Sen. John Kerry (69)
    Daily Quote
    “Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.” - Laura Ingalls Wilder
     

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