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Odyssey team prepares for state competition

After taking third place out of 11 teams at the regional competition, the Odyssey of the Mind team from Orion Oaks Elementary is preparing to head to the state competition at Davenport University in Grand Rapids on April 17....more >>

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Mr. Oxford pageant to benefit 2012 Prom

Help raise money for Oxford High School's 2012 Prom by attending the Mr. Oxford Pageant on Monday, April 16 at 7 p.m. The event will be held at the OHS Performing Arts Center and admission is $3....more >>
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Born August 28th
1774: Elizabeth Ann Seton, founder of the Sisters of St. Joseph and the first U.S.-born saint.
1828: Leo Tolstoy, Russian novelist (War and Peace, Anna Karenina).
1882: Belle Benchley, the first female zoo director in the world, who directed the Zoological Gardens of San Diego.
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
August 28th
in history
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
1944: German forces in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to the Allies.
1945: Chinese communist leader Mao Tse-Tung arrives in Chunking to confer with Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek in a futile effort to avert civil war.
1963: One of the largest demonstrations in the history of the United States, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, takes place and reaches its climax at the base of the Lincoln Memorial when Dr. Martin Luther King delivers his I have a dream speech.
1965: The Viet Cong are routed in the Mekong Delta by U.S. forces, with more than 50 killed.