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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 September 17th
1883: William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.
1907: Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.
1923: Hank Williams, Sr., singer, songwriter and guitarist known for Lonesome Blues and Your Cheatin' Heart.
1935: Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).
1947: Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.
September 17th
in history
1947: James Forestall is sworn in as first the U.S. Secretary of Defense. President Harry S. Truman relied heavily on Dean Acheson for his most significant foreign policy achievements.
1957: The Thai army seizes power in Bangkok.
1959: The X-15 rocket plane makes its first flight.
1962: The first federal suit to end public school segregation is filed by the U.S. Justice Department.
1976: The Space Shuttle is unveiled to the public. Shuttles are the highest, fastest airplanes, but they can't break the image barrier back on the ground.