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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 3rd
1875: Ferdinand Porsche, automotive engineer, designer of the Volkswagen in 1934 and the Porsche sports car in 1950.
1894: Richard Niebuhr, theologian.
1907: Carl Anderson, physicist and 1936 Nobel prize winner for his discovery of the positron.
1914: Dixie Lee Ray, Chair of the Atomic Energy Commission who received the U.N. Peace Prize in 1977.
1927: Hugh Sidey, news correspondent and author of John F. Kennedy, President.
September 3rd
in history
1838: Frederick Douglass escapes slavery disguised as a sailor. He would later write The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass, his memoirs about slave life. At Douglass' home in Washington, D.C., visitors can learn about his successes--and his disappointments.
1855: General William Harney defeats Little Thunder's Brule Sioux at the Battle of Blue Water in Nebraska.
1895: The first professional American football game is played in Latrobe, Pennsylvania between the Latrobe Young Men's Christian Association and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe wins 12-0.
1914: The French capital is moved from Paris to Bordeaux as the Battle of the Marne begins.A fanatically selfless sense of duty drove nurse Edith Cavell to harbor Allied soldiers behind German lines.
1916: The German Somme front is broken by an Allied offensive.It took a lot of demonstrating to sell the U.S. Army on motorized transport, but the ultimate incentive came when the American Expeditionary Force entered World War I.