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Unlocked On Nov. 17, a Brandon deputy responded to the 3800 block of Oakhill Road for a report of larceny from an auto. The complainant said sometime between 11:30 p.m. Nov. 14 and 9 a....more >>

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LO Police Log Residents awake to alarms, alleged arson Sleeping residents on Newton woke to the sound of fire alarms Tuesday, Nov. 17. Lake Orion Police are investigating the incident and suspect arson....more >>
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Substance abuse coalition welcomes new board

The North Oakland Community Coalition, under the continued leadership of Lauren Sanborn, Paint Creek Elementary principal and Coalition Board President, welcomes new members to the board: Michele Kunselman, Tobi Russell, Pat Kern, Michele Novak, Barb Shea Pote, Deb Motley, Ben Gerdeman and Molly Perry....more >>

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Monday, November 23 - A resident on Crestwood called police because someone was knocking on her door. *There was an accident on S. Lapeer and Drahner Rd between a Ford Windstar and a GMC Sierra....more >>
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Born October 22nd
1887: John Reed, American journalist, poet and revolutionary, (Ten Days That Shook the World).
1903: George Beadle, American geneticist.
1919: Doris Lessing, novelist (Children of Violence, The Golden Notebook).
1920: Timothy Leary, American psychologist who experimented with psychedelic drugs.
1925: Rober Rauschenberg, pop artist.
October 22nd
in history
1954: As a result of the Geneva accords granting Communist control over North Vietnam, U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorizes a crash program to train the South Vietnamese Army. Vietnam's civilian war makers.
1955: The prototype of the F-105 Thunder Chief makes its maiden flight. Republic Aircraft's F-105 Thunderchief, better known as the 'Thud,' was the Air Force's warhorse in Vietnam.
1962: U.S. reveals Soviet missile sites in Cuba. President Kennedy orders a naval and air blockade on further shipment of military equipment to Cuba. Following a confrontation that threatens nuclear war, Kennedy and Khrushchev agree on October 28 on a formula to end the crisis. On November 2 Kennedy reports that Soviet missile bases in Cuba are being dismantled.
1964: Jean Paul Satre declines the Nobel Prize for Literature.
1966: The Soviet Union launches Luna 12 for orbit around the moon