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NFL Foundation donates $200K to pay turf debt

With a $200,000 matching grant from the NFL (National Football League) Foundation, The Oxford Turf Committee is one step closer to paying off the remaining debt of Oxford's High School's synthetic blue turf, according to Turf Committee Chairman Jim Reis....more >>
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Author says wizard is in us

By Samantha Kraska Leader Intern As Dorothy said when she clicked her heels in Oz, "There's no place like home." But for American philosopher and author Dr. Jean Houston, there's no place like Upland Hills....more >>
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Born September 2nd
1850: Eugene Field, poet and journalist.
1877: Frederick Soddy, named an isotope and received 1921 Nobel prize for chemistry.
1901: Adolph Rupp, basketball coach at the University of Kentucky who achieved a record 876 victories.
1948: Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian passenger on a space mission. During that mission, she and the six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger perished in an explosion shortly after launch.
September 2nd
in history
1898: Sir Herbert Kitchner leads the British to victory over the Mahdists at Omdurman and takes Khartoum.
1910: Alice Stebbins Wells is admitted to the Los Angeles Police Force as the first woman police officer to receive an appointment based on a civil service exam.
1915: Austro-German armies take Grodno, Poland.
1944: Troops of the U.S. First Army enter Belgium.More than 6,000 trucks of the Red Ball Express kept gasoline and other vital supplies rolling in as American troops and tanks pushed the Germans back toward their homeland.
1945: Japan signs the document of surrender aboard the USS Missouri, ending World War II.The International Military Tribunal for the Far East meted out justice to Japanese war criminals at locations throughout Asia.