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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 22nd
1893: Dorothy Parker, poet, satirist and founding member of the Algonquin Round Table.
1904: Deng Xiaoping, Chinese leader from 1977 to 1987, held nominal leadership position until his death in 1997.
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
1917: John Lee Hooker, blues singer and guitarist.
1920: Ray Bradbury, science fiction writer whose works include Farenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles.
August 22nd
in history
1642: Civil war in England begins as Charles I declares war on Parliament at Nottingham.
1717: The Austrian army forces the Turkish army out of Belgrade, ending the Turkish revival in the Balkans.
1777: With the approach of General Benedict Arnold's army, British Colonel Barry St. Ledger abandons Fort Stanwix and returns to Canada.
1849: The Portuguese governor of Macao, China, is assassinated because of his anti-Chinese policies.
1911: The Mona Lisa, the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, is stolen from the Louvre in Paris, where it had hung for more than 100 years. It is recovered in 1913.