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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 30th
1863: Reinhard von Scheer, German admiral who commanded the German fleet at the Battle of Jutland.
1908: David Oistrakh, violinist.
1924: Truman Capote, author and playwright whose works include Breakfast at Tiffany's and In Cold Blood.
1927: W.S. Mervin, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
1928: Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, writer, best known for his first book Night about his own experiences in concentration camps.
September 30th
in history
1954: NATO nations agree to arm and admit West Germany.
1955: Actor and teen idol James Dean is killed in a car crash while driving his Porsche on his way to enter it into a race in Salinas, California.
1960: Fifteen African nations are admitted to the United Nations.
1962: U.S. Marshals escort James H. Meredith into the University of Mississippi; two die in the mob violence that follows.
1965: President Lyndon Johnson signs legislation that establishes the National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities.While the military is responsible for fighting a war, its civilian superiors not only wage war but also determine how it will be fought.