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Cancer hits close to home

When the Wright family became involved with Clarkston's Football for a Cure in 2009, they never thought one day a football player would be wearing a jersey for one of them. "I was diagnosed last October," said Renee Weaver-Wright, who is a member of the chain-gang during the Wolves' home games....more >>
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Scholarship honorees

Dylan Peck and Shauna Siwicki received the 2012 Steve Howe Scholarship Fund Award. "It was really exciting," said Siwicki. "I wasn't expecting to get the scholarship so it was cool to get it....more >>
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Gridiron beckons return

The countdown to the beginning of the football season is almost over. Practice sessions start this upcoming Monday and the gridiron heroes head to Saginaw Valley State University on Sunday night....more >>
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Born July 31st
1912: Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-winning economist.
1919: Primo Levi, Italian writer and scientist (Survival in Auschwitz).
1921: Whitney Young, Jr., civil rights leader and executive director of the National Urban League.
1928: Horace Silver, jazz pianist, composer and bandleader.
1951: Evonne Goolagong, Australian tennis player.
July 31st
in history
1760: Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, drives the French army back to the Rhine River.
1790: The U.S. Patent Office opens.
1875: Former president Andrew Johnson dies at the age of 66.
1882: Belle and Sam Starr are charged with horse stealing in the Indian territory.
1891: Great Britain declares territories in Southern Africa up to the Congo to be within their sphere of influence.