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Richard Lee Billman

Richard Lee Billman, age 81, of Roscommon, formerly of Columbiaville and Goodrich, died suddenly July 21, 2012 at Lake St. Helen following a wonderful afternoon outing doing the things he loved, being with his family, boating and fishing....more >>

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Kristine Beebe

Kristine Sue (Rosebush) Beebe, age 61 passed away Sunday, August 12, 2012 at home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, August 16,2012 at the Avram Funeral Home in Mayville, MI....more >>

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Robert Barnhart

Robert James Barnhart, of Oakland Township, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. He was 67. Beloved father of Kevin (Tammy) Kowalski, Amy (James) Fiser, Ali and Noah Barnhart. Dearest son of Robert H....more >>
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Born July 30th
1857: Thorstein Veblen, economist and sociologist (The Theory of the Leisure Class).
1863: Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company.
1889: Casey Stengel, New York Yankees manager.
1898: Henry Moore, English sculptor.
1909: C. Northcote Parkinson, historian and author.
July 30th
in history
1940: A bombing lull ends the first phase of the Battle of Britain.
1960: Over 60,000 Buddhists march in protest against the Diem government in South Vietnam.
1965: President Lyndon Johnson signs the Medicare Bill into law.
1967: General William Westmoreland claims that he is winning the war in Vietnam, but needs more men.
1975: Teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa disappears, last seen coming out of a restaurant in Bloomingfield Hills, Michigan.