Morning Minutes: Oct. 22

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Castigate KASS-tuh-gayt (verb) To subject to severe punishment, reproof or criticism --

Web Site of the Day


Not sure which presidential candidate you should side with? On VoteHelp, a “nonpartisan candidate calculator,” you can tell the system your views on a smattering of subjects and then see which candidate you’re more aligned with. The home page features 10 questions, but you can get additional ones to more fully compare your stances with the candidates’.

Number to Know

79 percent: The 2004 voting rate in Minnesota. The only other states that voted at 70 percent or more were Wisconsin, Oregon, Maine, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Iowa and Montana. --