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Roaring for the Lions

Students from Bailey Lake Elementary showed NFL Detroit Lion support by wearing Lions shirts, Friday, Jan. 6. The Lions played their first playoff game since 1999 but were defeated by the New Orlean Saints on Jan....more >>
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Hypnotist coming to OHS stage

Relax and focus on the swinging gold watch. You're getting very, very sleepy. Now, start clucking like a chicken. Okay, so maybe that lead didn't hypnotize you, but it did get you read this story about Michael Brody, a master stage hypnotist and master clinical hypnotherapist who's bringing his unique act to the Oxford High School Fine Arts Center Friday, Jan....more >>
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Concert to feature tribal sounds

Got a bad case of the post-holiday season blues? Not looking forward to two or three months of cold weather, snow and gray skies? (Okay, maybe not now, but it's coming.) Then head over to the Oxford High School Fine Arts Center on Thursday, Jan....more >>
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OHS dance team places 6th at regional competition

This past weekend, the Oxford High School Dance Team made history by becoming the first OHS dance team to attend a competitive dance competition. The team took home 6th place in UDA's Southern Michigan Dance Challenge held at Royal Oak High School in Royal Oak....more >>
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Born September 16th
1893: Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, biochemist who isolated vitamin C.
1925: Charlie Byrd, jazz guitarist.
1925: B.B. King, blues guitarist.
1926: John Knowles, writer (A Separate Peace).
1950: Henry Louis Gates Jr., critic and scholar.
September 16th
in history
1934: Anti-Nazi Lutherans stage protest in Munich.Unprecedented in history, the Nuremberg Trial brought high-ranking Nazis to justice 12 years later.
1940: Congress passes the Selective Service Act, which calls for the first peacetime draft in U.S. history.
1942: The Japanese base at Kiska in the Aleutian Islands is raided by American bombers.Led by legendary flier Jimmy Doolittle, 16 U.S. Army B-25 bombers broke through Japanese defenses on April 18, 1942, to strike Tokyo and other cities in broad daylight.
1945: Japan surrenders Hong Kong to Britain.RAF officer Aidan MacCarthy narrowly escaped the Nazis, spent three years in Japanese POW camps and survived the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
1950: The U.S. 8th Army breaks out of the Pusan Perimeter in South Korea and begins heading north to meet MacArthur's troops heading south from Inchon.A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.