NEWS

Morning Minutes: Dec. 2

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Gust GUST (noun) Keen delight -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Duffel

duffelup.com

Self-described as a trip-planning tool for people not planning any trips, this site allows you to bookmark, store and organize all the travel ideas you come across as you scan the Web. Then, when you actually begin planning, design your itinerary.

Number to Know

30 million: Estimated number of Africans who were sold into slavery (not including those who died while on board slave ships), according to UNESCO. Slavery still exists around the world, and today is International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, a day designed to highlight and end that disturbing fact.

This Day in History

Dec. 2, 2001: Enron files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Singer Britney Spears (28)

Daily Quote

“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.” - Roy L. Smith