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Gas leak at Celebrate Oxford again!

If Celebrate Oxford had a theme song, it would most likely be pop star Brittany Spears' 2000 hit "Oops! I Did It Again." Just as it did in 2010, the event experienced a natural gas leak on Aug....more >>

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Monday, August 6 *Juveniles reported running across North Lapeer in their underwear. *Athlete with severe dehydration reported on North Oxford Road. Sunday, August 5 *Drunk Driving reported at Brandon and Mill Street....more >>
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Born May 5th
1818: Karl Marx, German philosopher (The Communist Manifesto, Das Kapital).
1830: John B. Stetson, American hat maker.
1861: Peter Cooper Hewitt, electrical engineer, inventor of the mercury-vapor lamp.
1883: Charles Albert Chief Bender, baseball player.
1890: Christopher Morley, writer (Kitty Foyle).
May 5th
in history
1935: American Jesse Owens sets the long jump record.
1942: General Joseph Stilwell learns that the Japanese have cut his railway out of China and is forced to lead his troops into India.
1945: Holland and Denmark are liberated from Nazi control.
1961: Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space.
1968: U.S. Air Force planes hit Nhi Ha, South Vietnam in support of attacking infantrymen.