Morning Minutes Nov. 8, 2010

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Word of the Day

    Tendentious ten-DEN-shus (adjective) Marked by a tendency in favor of a particular point of view; biased - www.merriam-webster.com

    Website of the Day

    Veterans Day on Military.com

    www.military.com/veterans-day

    Veterans Day is a couple days away, so spend some time on this site in preparation. You can learn some history, find out how to commemorate the day, find out how you can support American troops and more.

    Number to Know

    3: Number of states with 1 million or more veterans in 2009. These states were California (2 million), Florida (1.6 million) and Texas (1.6 million). - Census.gov

    This Day in History

    Nov. 8, 1966: President Lyndon B. Johnson signs into law an antitrust exemption allowing the National Football League to merge with the upstart American Football League.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Musician Bonnie Raitt (61)

    Daily Quote

    "This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave." - Elmer Davis