Morning Minutes Nov. 10, 2010

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Word of the Day

    Abrasive uh-BRAY-siv (adjective) Tending to wear away by rubbing; causing irritation - www.merriam-webster.com

    Website of the Day

    VA Kids

     www4.va.gov/kids

    This website from the Department of Veterans Affairs is divided into features specific to certain age groups (K-5, 6-12), as well as a teachers' page. The kids' sites have games, information about Veterans Day, scholarship information and much more.

    Number to Know

    1.5 million: The number of female veterans in 2009. - Census.gov

    This Day in History

    Nov. 10, 1975: The 729-foot-long freighter SS Edmund Fitzgerald sinks during a storm on Lake Superior, killing all 29 crew on board.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Actor Tracy Morgan (42)

    Daily Quote

    "In war, there are no unwounded soldiers." - José Narosky