Morning Minutes Nov. 16, 2010

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Word of the Day

    Hie HYE (verb) To go quickly; hasten; to cause (oneself) to go quickly - www.merriam-webster.com

    Website of the Day

    International Day of Tolerance

    www.un.org/en/events/toleranceday

    Introduced by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in 1995, today is recognized as an opportunity to raise awareness about the dangers of intolerance. Visit the official website to find out more information about cultures around the world and what they're doing to combat intolerance.

    Number to Know

    2,293: Number of strikeouts Dwight "Dr. K." Gooden had in his Major League Baseball career.

    This Day in History

    Nov. 16, 1940: Holocaust: In occupied Poland, the Nazis close off the Warsaw Ghetto from the outside world.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Former baseball star Dwight Gooden (46)

    Daily Quote

    "Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow." - Edward Sandford Martin