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Newport Independent - Newport, AR
  • Morning Minutes: July 13

  • 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

    drawl drawl (verb) to say or speak in a slow manner, usually prolonging the vowels; (noun) an act or utterance of a person who drawls. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Pixlr

    Pixlr.com

    Pixlr hails itself as the most popular online photo editor in the world. Pixlr Express Mobile has more than 600 effects, overlays and borders to personalize images, and it’s free.

    Number to Know

    182: On July 13, 1919, the British airship R34 lands in Norfolk, England, completing the first airship return journey across the Atlantic in 182 hours of flight.

    This Day in History

    July 13, 1985: The Live Aid benefit concert takes place in London and Philadelphia, as well as other venues, such as Sydney and Moscow.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actor Ken Jeong (44)

    Daily Quote

    “We take our bearings, daily, from others. To be sane is, to a great extent, to be sociable.” - John Updike

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