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Popular Lakeville haunted house returns

Oxford parents and kids looking for some Halloween fun this weekend don't have to drive all the way to downtown Pontiac to visit some pricey haunted house, heavy on gore and media hype....more >>
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Student selected to be ambassador

An Oxford High School student has the chance to see the world next summer, but she needs the public's help. OHS sophomore Sommer Desotell was selected to participate in the People to People Student Ambassador program in the summer of 2012....more >>
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Lakeville, Leonard students go shopping

Winter seems to last a long time in Michigan. But it lasts even longer for a child without a proper coat to fend off the bitter cold and mountains of snow. But thanks to the good folks at the Rochester Hills-based Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan, 69 students from Lakeville Elementary and 43 from Leonard Elementary received brand new winter coats, along with a variety of other necessities, all free of charge....more >>
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Playground gets a face-lift

Saturday was national "Make a Difference Day" and that's exactly what a hearty band of dedicated volunteers did as they worked long and hard to repair and expand the playground facilities at Lakeville Elementary....more >>
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Born September 21st
1895: Juan de la Cierva, aeronautical engineer who invented the autogyro.
1902: Allen Lake, founded Penguin Books in 1935.
1912: Chuck Jones, animator and director of Warner Brothers cartoons.
1947: Stephen King, author best known for supernatural and horror tales.
1947: Marsha Norman,playwright (Getting Out, 'Night Mother).
September 21st
in history
1941: The German Army cuts off the Crimean Peninsula from the rest of the Soviet Union.
1942: British forces attack the Japanese in Burma.Detachment 101 harried the Japanese in Burma and provided close support for regular Allied forces.
1944: U.S. troops of the 7th Army, invading Southern France, cross the Meuse River.Woman spies rendered valuable service to the OSS in the days following the invasion of Southern France.
1978: Two Soviet cosmonauts set a space endurance record after 96 days in space.
1989: General Colin Powell is confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Lessons learned in the savage 1972 Eastertide Offensive paid off at the Battle of Khafji almost two decades later.