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WORD OF THE DAY

Yakow [yak-ou] (noun) a hybrid animal, produced by crossbreeding yaks with cows.

FILM FACTS

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In "Cast Away," what was Chuck's only friend?

A. A basketball

B. A soccer ball

C. A baseball

D. A volleyball

(Answer at bottom of column)

NUMBER TO KNOW

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY

Dec. 3, 1818: Illinois achieves full statehood. Though Illinois presented challenges to immigrants unaccustomed to the soil and vegetation of the area, it grew to become a densely populated state.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Change is the end result of all true learning." - Leo Buscaglia

TRIVIA ANSWER

D. A volleyball

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