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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 October 6th
1846: George Westinghouse, prolific inventor, held over 100 patents on creations including air brakes for trains.
1887: Le Corbusier, Swiss-born French architect and city planner.
1895: Caroline Gordon, writer (The Strange Children).
1906: Janet Gaynor, film actress.
1908: Carol Lombard, American comediennne and actress.
October 6th
in history
1965: Patricia Harris takes post as U.S. Ambassador to Belgium, becoming the first African American U.S. ambassador.
1966: Hanoi insists the United States must end its bombings before peace talks can begin. Republic Aircraft's F-105 Thunderchief, better known as the 'Thud,' was the Air Force's warhorse in Vietnam.
1969: Special Forces Captain John McCarthy is released from Fort Leavenworth Penitentiary, pending consideration of his appeal to murder charges.
1973: Israel is taken by surprise when Egypt, Syria, Iraq and Jordan attack on the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur, beginning the Yom Kippur War. Only selfless acts of bravery by the 188th Barak Brigade prevented the Syrians from capturing the heights and threatening the entire north of Israel.
1981: Egyptian president Anwar el-Sadat is assassinated in Cairo by Islamic fundamentalists. He is succeeded by Vice President Hosni Mubarak.