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New playscape

Ben Foster, at left, and Christopher Tremblay try out the new playscape at the Shiawassee Basin Preserve off Davisburg Road in Springfield Township. Springfield Township Parks and Recreation are preparing for the new Springfield Farmers' Market at Shiawassee Basin Preserve, 10 a....more >>
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Red Cross training

Larry D. Blevins of Independence Township taught CPR and first aid for more than 20 years with the U.S. Navy. Now he offers it to local residents with Lay Responder Training, which he founded last January with Janice Grier and Allene Mack....more >>
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Born February 27th
1910: Peter De Vries, writer, poetry editor (Poetry Magazine, The New Yorker).
1912: Lawrence Durrell, novelist (The Alexandria Quartet).
1917: John Connally, Texas Governor, wounded in the assassination of President John Kennedy.
1930: Joanne Woodward, actress (Rachel, Rachel, The Three Faces of Eve).
1932: Elizabeth Taylor, actress (Cleopatra, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?).
February 27th
in history
1908: The forty-sixth star is added to the U.S. flag, signifying Oklahoma's admission to statehood.
1920: The United States rejects a Soviet peace offer as propaganda.
1925: Glacier Bay National Monument is dedicated in Alaska.
1933: The burning down of the Reichstag building in Berlin gives the Nazis the opportunity to suspend personal liberty with increased power.
1939: The Supreme Court outlaws sit-down strikes.