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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 2nd
1879: Wallace Stevens, poet.
1890: Julius Henry 'Groucho' Marx, comedian, one of the five Marx brothers (the others being Chico, Harpo, Zeppo and Gummo).
1900: William A. 'Bud' Abbot, comedian, the straight man to Lou Costello.
1901: Roy Campbell, poet (The Flaming Terrapin).
1904: Graham Greene, novelist (The Power and The Glory, The Heart of the Matter).
October 2nd
in history
1263: At Largs, King Alexander III of Scotland repels an amphibious invasion by King Haakon IV of Norway.
1535: Having landed in Quebec a month ago, Jacques Cartier reaches a town, which he names Montreal.
1862: An Army under Union General Joseph Hooker arrives in Bridgeport, Alabama to support the Union forces at Chattanooga. Chattanooga's Lookout Mountain provides a dramatic setting for the Civil War's battle above the clouds.
1870: The papal states vote in favor of union with Italy. The capital is moved from Florence to Rome.
1871: Morman leader Brigham Young, 70, is arrested for polygamy. He was laterconvicted, but the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction. Disappointed Army officer Patrick Connor wanted to be back East fighting Rebels. Instead, he found himself in the bitter cold along icebound Bear Creek, near today's Utah-Idaho border.