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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 April 24th
1856: Henri Philippe Pétain, French Marshall, WWI hero, Nazi collaborator.
1900: Elizabeth Goudge, English author.
1904: Willem de Kooning, abstract impressionist painter.
1905: Robert Penn Warren, novelist, America's first poet laureate.
1906: William Joyce, 'Lord Haw-Haw,' British traitor, Nazi propagandist.
April 24th
in history
1961: President John Kennedy accepts sole responsibility for the failed invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs.
1968: Leftist students take over Columbia University in protest over the Vietnam War.
1980: A rescue attempt of the U.S. hostages held in Iran fails when a plane collides with a helicopter in the Iranian desert.
1981: The IBM Personal Computer is introduced.
1989: Thousands of Chinese students strike in Beijing for more democratic reforms.