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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 December 26th
1792: Charles Babbage, English mathematician who perfected the calculating machine.
1891: Henry Miller, American writer.
1893: Mao Tse-tung, founding father of the People's Republic of China.
December 26th
in history
1917: As a wartime measure, President Woodrow Wilson places railroads under government control, with Secretary of War William McAdoo as director general.
1925: Six U.S. destroyers are ordered from Manila to China to protect interests in the civil war that is being waged there.
1932: Over 70,000 people are killed in a massive earthquake in China.
1941: General Douglas MacArthur declares Manila an open city in the face of the onrushing Japanese Army.But how 'open' was Manila?
1943: The German battleship Scharnhorst is sunk by British ships in an Arctic fight.