Morning Minutes: Nov. 27

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Sacerdotal sass-er-DOH-tul (adj.) Of or relating to priests or a priesthood, priestly; of, relating to or suggesting religious belief emphasizing the powers of priests as essential mediators between God and mankind --

Web Site of the Day

The music store on the corner might be gone, but this site is the next best thing: a buyer and seller of used CDs, DVDs and games. Sell your used items and then search the virtual bins for bargains, new arrivals and more.

Number to Know

94: Number of establishments around the country that primarily manufactured dolls and stuffed toys in 2007; they employed 1,641 people. California led the nation with 17 locations. –

This Day in History

Nov. 27, 1978: In San Francisco, Mayor George Moscone and openly gay City Supervisor Harvey Milk are assassinated by former supervisor Dan White.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor Jaleel White, aka Urkel (33)

Daily Quote

“Shopping is a woman thing. It's a contact sport like football. Women enjoy the scrimmage, the noisy crowds, the danger of being trampled to death and the ecstasy of the purchase.” - Erma Bombeck