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Basketball coach resigns

Oxford High School is now searching for two new head coaches for varsity sports. Last week, Paul Marfia, head coach of the boys varsity basketball team, resigned. He joined Brandon Rank, head coach of the varsity wrestling team, who resigned the week before....more >>
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Success in season opener

Lady Kickers made each of their shots count in their season opener against Farmington, March 26. They made three shots on the goal - sinking each one to win the game, 3-1. "We did a good job of capitalizing on our opportunities in front of the net," said Clarkston Girls Varsity Soccer Head Coach Sarah Wasilk....more >>
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Gymnast bounces back from bad break

When Sydney VanBuskirk of Clarkston was told by longtime instructors she was at the end of the line in gymnastics, she believed it. "I believed them because I was with them for so long," she frowned....more >>
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Lady Lacrossers open season with a bang

The Lady Wolves headed into their spring break vacation with smiles on their faces. They finished their third game of the week with a 16-5 win over Swartz Creek on March 28, putting their record 3-0....more >>
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Born July 31st
1901: Jean Dubuffet, French sculptor and painter.
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.
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in history
1904: The Trans-Siberian railroad connecting the Ural mountains with Russia's Pacific coast, is completed.
1917: The third Battle of Ypres commences as the British attack the German lines.
1932: Adolf Hitler's Nationalist Socialist German Workers' Party (Nazis) doubles its strength in legislative elections.
1944: The Soviet army takes Kovno, the capital of Lithuania.
1971: Apollo 15 astronauts take a drive on the moon in their land rover.