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Wanted in Georgia On April 1, at 4:30 p.m., a Brandon deputy on patrol northbound on M-15 saw a northbound vehicle passing numerous vehicles on the shoulder while approaching Granger Road....more >>

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Monday, April 4 - A backpack containing a laptop was found at the Park and Ride at Lapeer and Oakwood Rd. and dropped off to Oakland County Sheriff Oxford Township Substation. After notifying the owner, she picked it up and told officers her laptop went missing after she had some of her friends over to her house in Ortonville....more >>
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Born October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1938: The Fair Labor Standards Act becomes law, establishing the 40-hour work week.
1944: The aircraft carrier USS Princeton is sunk by a single Japanese plane during the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
1945: The United Nations comes into existence with the ratification of its charter by the first 29 nations.
1945: Vidkun Quisling, Norway's wartime minister president, is executed by firing squad for collaboration with the Nazis.
1952: Presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower announces that if elected, he will go to Korea. In 1950, as U.S. Marines tried to fight their way out of a Chinese trap, Korea suffered its worst winter of the century. The men who struggled there suffered accordingly.