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No layoffs, 1% raises in district's proposed $48.9M budget

Oxford School's proposed $48.9 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year contains no layoffs and no pay cuts, according to Assistant Superintenent of Business & Finance Pamela Anstey....more >>
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One candidate's filed for school board so far

As of deadline on Monday, only one candidate has filed so far for one of the four open seats on the Oxford School Board. That candidate is Paula Foster. Foster has lived in Oxford for more than 15 years with her husband of 18 years, Erick, and their 10-year-old son, who will be a fifth-grader at Oxford Elementary in the fall....more >>
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Oxford team finishes 24th in national auto competition

"My official spin on this is we're better than half the people that were there." That's how Oxford High School Auto Instructor Dan Balsley cheerfully described the 24th place finish of Alan LaBarge and Mike Smith at the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills national finals held June 10 in Dearborn....more >>
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Oxford grad presents Nabi Tablets as part of IB project

By Trevor Keiser Leader Staff Writer Jenna Duronio, an Oxford High School 2014 graduate, brought a smile to some Lakeville Elementary Students with Autism as she handed out five Nabi Tablets on June 12....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
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.
1992: Thousands of Germans demonstrate against a wave of racist attacks aimed at immigrants.