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It's all relative On March 14, a Brandon deputy responded to the 100 block of N. Narrin Street for a drug complaint. The complainant said he observed his nephew speaking to his aunt at a nearby pet store and he suspected she sold his nephew drugs....more >>

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Monday, March 28 - A suspicious circumstance was reported when a caller saw two men standing near the Market Plaza sign early in the morning. After police investigated, it was determined the two men were putting in a new sign....more >>
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Born August 1st
1779: Francis Scott Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner.
1818: Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the U.S.
1819: Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick
1942: Jerry Garcia, lead singer of the Grateful Dead.
1951: Jim Carroll, musician and writer of The Basketball Diaries.
August 1st
in history
1937: The Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany becomes operational.The Nuremberg Trial brought high-ranking Nazis to justice.
1939: Synthetic vitamin K is produced for the first time.
1941: The Grumman TBF Avenger torpedo plane makes its first flight.
1942: Ensign Henry C. White, while flying a J4F Widgeon plane, sinks U-166 as it approaches the Mississippi River, the first U-boat sunk by the U.S. Coast Guard.
1943: Over 177 B-24 Liberator bombers attack the oil fields in Ploesti, Rumania, for a second time.