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Granite Falls Advocate Tribune
  • Morning Minutes: May 24

  • 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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  • morning minutes: may 24

    word of the day

    copse kops (noun) a thicket of small trees or bushes; a small wood - dictionary.com

    website of the day

    biographies: duke ellington

    http://www.pbs.org/jazz/biography/artist_id_ellington_duke.htm

    pbs' biography of duke ellington, complete with audio samples and features.

    number to know

    250,000: number of people who walked across the brooklyn bridge in the first 24 hours after it opened on this date in 1883.

    this day in history

    may 24, 1974: legendary musician edward kennedy "duke" ellington dies.

    today's featured birthday

    singer bob dylan (72)

    daily quote

    "gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow." - melody beattie

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