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Kiowa County Signal - Kiowa County, KS
  • Morning Minutes: Nov. 11

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  • Word of the Day
    Gruntle GRUN-tul (verb) To put in a good humor -- www.merriam-webster.com
    Web Site of the Day
    Veterans Day – Military.com
    www.military.com/veterans-day
    Whether you’re a veteran or an American who wants to honor those who fought, this site is a great resource. Learn about the history of Veterans Day, get suggestions on how to celebrate, display your support with a bumper sticker and more.
    Number to Know
    15.8 million: Number of veterans who voted in the 2008 presidential election. Seventy-one percent of veterans cast a ballot, compared with 63 percent of non-veterans, according to Census.gov.
    This Day in History
    Nov. 11, 1918: World War I ends: Germany signs an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car outside of Compiègne in France. The war officially stops at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Leonardo DiCaprio (38)
    Daily Quote
    “We sleep safely in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.” – George Orwell
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