The Daily Star
---- — Today is Friday, Oct. 26, the 300th day of 2012. There are 66 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 26, 1825, the Erie Canal opened in upstate New York, connecting Lake Erie and the Hudson River.
Thought for Today: “Facts are many, but the truth is one.” — Sir Rabindranath Tagore, Indian Nobel Prize-winning poet (1861-1941).