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There are some events in life that neither the printed word nor the photograph can do justice. "Man vs. Man vs. Food II" was one of those events. Sponsored by 'Wiches, located at 40 N....more >>

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Monday, October 25 - Village Police are investigating a fraud report after an employee of a business on W. Burdick reported someone electronically taking money out of their business accounts....more >>
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Born August 5th
1876: Mary Ritter Beard, American historian and writer.
1906: John Houston, film director of such movies as The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and The Maltese Falcon.
1908: Miriam Rothschild, English scientist and writer.
1923: Richard G. Kleindienst, one of the key officials who helped elect Richard Nixon to the presidency in 1969.
1930: Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon.
August 5th
in history
1861: Congress adopts the nation's first income tax to finance the Civil War.
1864: The Union Navy captures Mobile Bay in Alabama.
1892: Harriet Tubman receives a pension from Congress for her work as a nurse, spy and scout during the Civil War.
1914: The British Expeditionary Force mobilizes for World War I.
1914: The first electric traffic signal lights are installed in Cleveland, Ohio.