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News Eagle - Hawley, PA
  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 13

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  • Word of the Day
    Minuscule MIN-uh-skyool (adj.) Written in or in the size or style of lowercase letters; very small - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Roald Dahl: The Official Web Site
    www.roalddahl.com
    Want to learn more about author Roald Dahl? Head to this official site, which has information on the author (today is his birthday; he was born in 1916), a list of his books, treats and more.
    Number to Know
    7: Number of Roald Dahl’s children’s books that have been made into movies. They are “James and the Giant Peach,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” “Danny, the Champion of the World,” “The BFG,” “The Witches” and “Matilda.”
    This Day in History
    Sept. 13, 2001: Civilian aircraft traffic resumes after the Sept. 11 attacks.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Talk-show host Tavis Smiley (48)
    Daily Quote
    “Unless you have been to boarding school when you are very young, it is absolutely impossible to appreciate the delights of living at home.” - Roald Dahl
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