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Crossroads looks to open charter school

Crossroads for Youth is in the process of attempting to establish an educational institution that Oxford's never had before a charter public school. Dr. Janet McPeek, president of Crossroads for Youth, confirmed that the Central Michigan University (CMU) Board of Trustees approved the nonprofit agency's charter application in September....more >>
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10th Annual Americana Concert set for 7 p.m. Friday

Ten years ago, Oxford Middle School Choir Director Jan Flynn came up with a meaningful way to honor area veterans for their deeds and teach students about the significant sacrifices made for the freedoms they enjoy on a daily basis....more >>
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Born August 29th
1915: Ingrid Bergman, Oscar winning actress famous whose films include Casablanca and Anastasia.
1920: Charlie Bird Parker, self-taught jazz saxophonist, pioneer of the new cool movement.
1924: Dinah Washington, singer known in the 50s as Queen of the Harlem Blues.
1927: Marion Williams, gospel singer.
1958: Michael Jackson, pop singer, entertainer.
August 29th
in history
1862: Union General John Pope's army is defeated by a smaller Confederate force at the Second Battle of Bull Run.
1882: Australia defeats England in cricket for the first time. The following day a obituary appears in the Sporting Times addressed to the British team.
1942: The American Red Cross announces that Japan has refused to allow safe conduct for the passage of ships with supplies for American prisoners of war.
1945: U.S. airborne troops are landed in transport planes at Atsugi airfield, southwest of Tokyo, beginning the occupation of Japan.
1952: In the largest bombing raid of the Korean War, 1,403 planes of the Far East Air Force bomb Pyongyang, North Korea.