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Fail On Sept. 21, a Brandon deputy responded to the 900 block of Oakwood for an attempted home invasion. The complainant said between 6 a.m. and 3 p.m., the day before someone tried to force entry into her home....more >>

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Monday, October 4 - There was a report of a juvenile female hiding in a slide tunnel on Mechanic. An officer responded and learned that it was just kids playing. Sunday, October 3 - Someone stole a 2008 Yamaha from a unlocked shed on Sullivan sometime between Sept....more >>
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Born August 23rd
1883: Jonathan Wainwright, U.S. general who fought against the Japanese on Corregidor in the Philippines and was forced to surrender.
1898: Albert Claude, biologist who won the 1974 Nobel for his work on the sub-structure of the cell. He never graduated from high school.
1912: Gene Kelly, dancer, choreographer and actor.
1931: H.O. Smith, molecular biologist credited with helping 'open the door' on genetic engineering.
1934: Sonny (Christian) Jurgensen, professional football player and sports announcer.
August 23rd
in history
1821: After 11 years of war, Spain grants Mexican independence as a constitutional monarchy.
1863: Union batteries cease their first bombardment of Fort Sumter, leaving it a mass of rubble but still unconquered by the Northern besiegers.
1900: Booker T. Washington forms the National Negro Business League in Boston, Massachusetts.
1902: Fanny Farmer, among the first to emphasize the relationship of diet to health, opens her School of Cookery in Boston.
1914: The Emperor of Japan declares war on Germany.