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  • October 10, 2012
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  • Word of the Day
    Enhance in-HANS (verb) Heighten, increase; especially to increase or improve in value, quality, desirability or attractiveness -- www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Giuseppe Verdi: Official Site
    Today, on the birthday of Giuseppe Verdi (he was born on this date in 1813), head to this site, which has information on the great composer, a guide to Verdi tours and, of course, excerpts from his music.
    Number to Know
    5: Number of jazz musicians who have appeared on the cover of Time magazine. They are Thelonious Monk, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Wynton Marsalis and Dave Brubeck. Today is Monk's birthday.
    This Day in History
    Oct. 10, 1973: Vice President Spiro Agnew resigns after being charged with federal income tax evasion.
    Today's Featured Birthday
    Quarterback Brett Favre (43)
    Daily Quote
    "Where there is no imagination there is no horror." - Arthur Conan Doyle Sr.
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