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Taxpayers need to look at the big picture

Imagine walking down the street one day and a stranger approaches you. He asks you to give him a dollar. You think to yourself, "Oh, what the hell! It's only a stinkin' buck. It's not going to break me....more >>

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Graphic protest image upsets local mother As many of you may have witnessed, the Oxford community had quite a public disturbance happen last Tuesday afternoon at the corner of Lapeer and Drahner roads....more >>
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Born March 1st
1904: Glenn Miller, big band leader during the 1930s and '40s.
1914: Ralph Waldo Ellison, African-American author (Invisible Man).
1917: Robert Lowell, Jr., poet, won Pulitzer Prize in 1947 for Lord Weary's Castle.
1921: Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize winning poet and translator.
1921: Howard Nemerov, writer, another Pulitzer Prize recipient.
March 1st
in history
1941: Bulgaria joins the Axis as the Nazis occupy Sofia.
1942: Japanese troops land on Java in the Pacific.
1943: The British RAF conducts strategic bombing raids on all European railway lines.
1960: 1,000 Black students pray and sing the national anthem on the steps of the old Confederate Capitol in Montgomery, Ala.
1968: Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara is replaced by Clark Clifford.