NEWS

Morning Minutes: Oct. 20

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Posse PAH-see (noun) A large group often with a common interest; a body of persons summoned by a sheriff to assist in preserving the public peace usually in an emergency -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Ballotpedia

http://ballotpedia.org

This wiki site is an easy way to search for more information on measures that will be appearing on ballots this Election Day. Click on your state to read news and basics about measures you'll be deciding.

Number to Know

49: Number of states carried by Richard Nixon (1972) and Ronald Reagan (1984), the most any presidential candidate has won.