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No habla Ingles? On June 26, at 6:30 a.m., a Brandon deputy responded to the area of Sashabaw Road and Pine Knob Road for a car accident. On arrival, the deputy met with a witness who said he observed a driver run a red light at the Sashabaw and Clarkston roads intersection....more >>

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Monday, July 4 - Two home owners on N. Coats Rd. reported their mailboxes had been shot with a gun, along with a road sign. The homeowners believed the responsible party is the driver of an older Chevy Suburban....more >>
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Born September 20th
1878: Upton Sinclair, author best known today for The Jungle.
1884: Maxwell Perkins, editor, the first to publish F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe.
1885: Ferdinand Lamenthe (Jelly Roll Morton), jazz pianist, composer and singer, one of the first to orchestrate jazz music.
1891: Lamine Gueye, Senegalese political leader.
1917: Arnold Red Auerbach, second winningest basketball coach in history with 1,037 victories for the Boston Celtics.
September 20th
in history
1378: The election of Robert of Geneva as anti-pope by discontented cardinals creates a great schism in the Catholic church.
1519: Ferdinand Magellan embarks from Spain on a voyage to circumnavigate the world. Tales of the adventures that befell three conquistadores and their Moorish slave during the sixteenth century led to Spain's Francisco Výsquez de Coronado's exploration the American Southwest.
1561: Queen Elizabeth of England signs a treaty at Hamptan Court with French Huguenot leader Louis de Bourbon, the Prince of Conde. The English will occupy Le Harve in return for aiding Bourbon against the Catholics of France. Buckingham Palace is a symbol of strength and tradition.
1565: Pedro Menendez of Spain wipes out the French at Fort Caroline, in Florida.
1604: After a two-year siege, the Spanish retake Ostend, the Netherlands, from the Dutch.