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From spring break to field

The Wolves spent their time off from school practicing their moves and working on their skills for the season. Brian Kaminskas, head coach for the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team, said they look good as they come back from spring break....more >>
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Staying a lap ahead

Haley VanBuskirk finished her swim season the top eighth in the state for 10 and under girls division in state championship at Kentwood. "I was really excited," she smiled. "I felt like crying from happiness....more >>
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Born September 23rd
1889: Walter Lippmann, journalist, one of the founders of The New Republic Magazine in 1914.
1889: Louise Nevelson, sculptor.
1915: Clifford G. Shull, physicist, improved techniques for exploring the atomic structure of matter.
1926: John Coltrane, influential jazz saxaphonist.
1930: Ray Charles, rhythm 'n' blues piano player and singer.
September 23rd
in history
1945: The first American dies in Vietnam during the fall of Saigon to French forces.Much later, U.S. complicity in the overthrow of South Vietnam's president made it impossible to stay uninvolved in the war.
1952: Richard Nixon responds to charges of a secret slush fund during his 'Checkers Speech.'
1954: East German police arrest 400 citizens as U.S. spies.
1967: Soviets sign a pact to send more aid to Hanoi.Almost flawless in execution, the daring rescue raid at the Son Tay prison camp deep within North Vietnam lacked only one essential ingredient--POWs.
1973: Juan Peron is re-elected president of Argentina after being overthrown in 1955.