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Evolving into a storm

For family and friends attending his graduation open house on Saturday, Matt Vandermeer gave them a special treat - he signed his letter of intent to Lake Erie College. The Clarkston High School 2011 graduate will join the NCAA Division II Storm Wrestling team in the fall....more >>
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Making an impact

Kickers from the Michigan Impact U9 finished their spring season in smiles. They secured the Michigan Youth Soccer League Division title after an undefeated season and taking the division crown from PSG Nova North on June 12, 3-0....more >>
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Dare to have fun

Cagers at the Dare to Dream Clinic took a breather on Thursday morning during their last game of the week and shared their enthusiasm from the week. "They taught us a lot," said Kate Gualtieri....more >>
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Mike Gardner headed for Hall of Fame

Mike Gardner was a fixture on the athletic fields and courts throughout his four-year career at Oxford High School. From 1990-1994, Gardner would become a nine-time letter winner in football, basketball, baseball and track and field....more >>
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Born August 1st
1779: Francis Scott Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner.
1818: Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the U.S.
1819: Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick
1942: Jerry Garcia, lead singer of the Grateful Dead.
1951: Jim Carroll, musician and writer of The Basketball Diaries.
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in history
1914: Germany declares war on Russia.
1937: The Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany becomes operational.The Nuremberg Trial brought high-ranking Nazis to justice.
1939: Synthetic vitamin K is produced for the first time.
1941: The Grumman TBF Avenger torpedo plane makes its first flight.
1942: Ensign Henry C. White, while flying a J4F Widgeon plane, sinks U-166 as it approaches the Mississippi River, the first U-boat sunk by the U.S. Coast Guard.