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Athletes' service continues

The gridiron heroes continue to give back to the community this week as they go through neighborhoods for their 16th Annual Rush for Food this Friday. The Freshman, JV and Varsity football players from the Clarkston High School Football program will collect non-perishable food for Lighthouse Emergency Services, off Sashabaw Road....more >>
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Training pays off

Seventh-grader Alex Siegfried had a goal as he trained for the Lifetime Fitness Kid's Tri - he was going to win. His determination paid off as he finished in 34:02, taking first place out of 40 kids in the 11-12 age group....more >>
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New head coach for soccer

hen soccer players tried out for the season last week it was for a new, yet familiar face. Clarkston resident Curtis Payment took over as head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer team during the spring....more >>
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Trainer keeps athletes up and running

It is watching athletes return to the field after healing from an injury that is one of the perks of the job Katie Fleck enjoys. Fleck is the new face on the sidelines as the Clarkston High School athletic trainer....more >>
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Born October 9th
1873: Charles Rudolph Walgreen, the father of the modern drugstore.
1879: Max von Laue, German physicist.
1899: Bruce Catton, U.S. historian and journalist, famous for his works on the Civil War.
1909: Jacques Tati, French actor and director.
1940: John Lennon, English musician, one of the Beatles.
October 9th
in history
1941: President Franklin D. Roosevelt requests congressional approval for arming U.S. merchant ships. As their escorts turned away, the ships of the doomed Allied convoy, PQ-17, followed orders and began to disperse in the Arctic waters.
1946: Eugene O'Neill's play The Iceman Cometh opens at the Martin Beck Theatre in New York.
1949: Harvard Law School begins admitting women. Women in the Workplace: Education.
1950: U.N. forces, led by the First Cavalry Division, cross the 38th parallel in South Korea and begin attacking northward towards the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.
1983: The president of South Korea, Doo Hwan Chun, with his cabinet and other top officials are scheduled to lay a wreath on a monument in Rangoon, Burma, when a bomb explodes. Hwan had not yet arrived so escaped injury, but 17 Koreans--including the deputy prime minister and two other cabinet members--and two Burmese are killed. North Korea is blamed.