Morning Minutes: Aug. 19

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Jingoism jing-goh-iz-uhm (noun) Extreme chauvinism or nationalism marked especially by a belligerent foreign policy --

Web Site of the Day

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Number to Know

$8,701: The government’s per-pupil expenditure on public elementary and secondary education nationally. – U.S. Census Bureau