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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 February 26th
1829: Levi Strauss, creator of blue jeans.
1832: John George Nicolay, private secretary to Abraham Lincoln
1846: William Frederick Cody, aka Buffalo Bill.
1877: Rudolph Dirks, cartoonist, creator of the Katzenjammer Kids.
1879: Mabel Dodge Luhan, American biographer.
February 26th
in history
1970: Five Marines are arrested on charges of murdering 11 South Vietnamese women and children.
1972: Soviets recover Luna 20 with a cargo of moon rocks.
1973: A publisher and 10 reporters are subpoenaed to testify on Watergate.
1990: Daniel Ortega, communist president of Nicaragua, suffers a shocking election defeat at the hands of Violeta Chamorro.
1993: A bomb rocks the World Trade Center in New York City. Five people are killed and hundreds suffer from smoke inhalation.