Morning Minutes: Jan. 17

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Exemplary ig-ZEM-pluh-ree (adjective) Deserving imitation especially because of excellence; commendable; serving as a warning; serving as an example, instance or illustration -

Website of the Day

Whether you’re a kid learning multiplication tables, a college student studying for exams or a professional trying to learn Spanish, this online memorization tool allows you to create flashcards, multiple choice questions and matching tests so you can study at your own pace.

Number to Know

730: Approximate number of cities in the U.S. that have streets named after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

This Day in History

Jan. 17, 1961: President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivers a televised farewell address to the nation three days before leaving office, in which he warns against the accumulation of power by the "military-industrial complex."

Today’s Featured Birthday

First lady Michelle Obama (49)

Daily Quote

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.