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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Morning Minutes: Oct. 4

  • 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

    orrery AWR-uh-ree, OR- (noun) an apparatus for representing the positions, motions and phases of the planets, satellites, etc., in the solar system; any of certain similar machines, as a planetarium. www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Desktime

    https://www.desktimeapp.com/

    Find a shared space to work with Desktime, where you can meet your online coworkers, keep track of payments and list your site in the shared Desktime Directory.

    Number to Know

    $17.3 million: On this date in 1997, the second largest cash robbery in U.S. history occurred at the Charlotte, N.C. office of Loomis, Fargo and Company. An FBI investigation eventually resulted in 24 convictions and the recovery of approximately 95 percent of the $17.3 million in cash that had been taken.

    This Day in History

    Oct. 4, 1965: Becoming the first Pope to ever visit the United States of America and the Western hemisphere, Pope Paul VI arrives in New York.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Author Anne Rice (72)

    Daily Quote

    “Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.” — Daniel J. Boorstin

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