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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 20th
1878: Upton Sinclair, author best known today for The Jungle.
1884: Maxwell Perkins, editor, the first to publish F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe.
1885: Ferdinand Lamenthe (Jelly Roll Morton), jazz pianist, composer and singer, one of the first to orchestrate jazz music.
1891: Lamine Gueye, Senegalese political leader.
1917: Arnold Red Auerbach, second winningest basketball coach in history with 1,037 victories for the Boston Celtics.
September 20th
in history
1565: Pedro Menendez of Spain wipes out the French at Fort Caroline, in Florida.
1604: After a two-year siege, the Spanish retake Ostend, the Netherlands, from the Dutch.
1784: Packet and Daily, the first daily publication in America, appears on the streets.
1806: Explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark pass the French village of La Charette, the first white settlement they have seen in more than two years.Ken Burns' unique vision of the American West.
1830: The National Negro Convention convenes in Philadelphia with the purpose of abolishing slavery.