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The Mexico Ledger - Mexico, MO
  • Morning Minutes

  • September 27, 2012
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  • Word of the Day
    Veridical vuh-RID-ih-kul (adj.) Truthful, veracious; not illusory, genuine - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Tourism & Biodiversity
    http://wtd.unwto.org/
    Today is World Tourism Day, so head to this official website from the World Tourism Organization. The theme of this year's annual event is Tourism and Sustainable Energy.
    Number to Know
    1.6 million: Tourists that are expected worldwide by 2020, according to the World Tourism Organization. In 2006, there were 842 million tourists.
    This Day in History
    Sept. 27, 1964: The Warren Commission releases its report, concluding that Lee Harvey Oswald, acting alone, assassinated President John F. Kennedy.
    Today's Featured Birthday
    Actress Gwyneth Paltrow (40)
    Daily Quote
    "The most powerful argument of all for saving open space is economics; in most states, tourism is the number two industry." - Jim Fowler
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