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Upland Hills School celebrates 40 years

In many circles these days, the focus of education seems to be quantity specifically, how to increase the amount of students, revenue and facilities. But that isn't the case at Upland Hills School in Addison Township....more >>
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Back to school!

Hard to believe summer vacation is over and it's once again time to hit the old books. Rest assured, the Oxford Leader is ready to cover a wide variety of school events, from the classrooms to the athletic fields to the stage....more >>
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Born August 29th
1915: Ingrid Bergman, Oscar winning actress famous whose films include Casablanca and Anastasia.
1920: Charlie Bird Parker, self-taught jazz saxophonist, pioneer of the new cool movement.
1924: Dinah Washington, singer known in the 50s as Queen of the Harlem Blues.
1927: Marion Williams, gospel singer.
1958: Michael Jackson, pop singer, entertainer.
August 29th
in history
1882: Australia defeats England in cricket for the first time. The following day a obituary appears in the Sporting Times addressed to the British team.
1942: The American Red Cross announces that Japan has refused to allow safe conduct for the passage of ships with supplies for American prisoners of war.
1945: U.S. airborne troops are landed in transport planes at Atsugi airfield, southwest of Tokyo, beginning the occupation of Japan.
1952: In the largest bombing raid of the Korean War, 1,403 planes of the Far East Air Force bomb Pyongyang, North Korea.
1992: Thousands of Germans demonstrate against a wave of racist attacks aimed at immigrants.