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Taking steps to fight cancer

For a local team of walkers, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer 3 Day Walk is a family affair. "I did my first one with my mom and kept doing it," said Ashley Gresock of Independence Township, preparing for her third walk....more >>

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RUSH Regatta coming soon

Team RUSH of Clarkston High School is preparing for their annual RUSH Regatta, starting at 10 a.m., Satudary, Aug. 14 on Deer Lake. Races start about 12 p.m. The robotics students spend weeks designing and building the cardboard boats, as well as developing a business plan for sponsorships....more >>

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Walk at county parks

Oakland County Parks and Recreation offers prizes and motivation to walkers of all ages in its 2010 Walk Michigan program. "This is a non-competitive program to encourage and promote healthy lifestyles," Parks Helper Ted Benfield said....more >>
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Born August 5th
1876: Mary Ritter Beard, American historian and writer.
1906: John Houston, film director of such movies as The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and The Maltese Falcon.
1908: Miriam Rothschild, English scientist and writer.
1923: Richard G. Kleindienst, one of the key officials who helped elect Richard Nixon to the presidency in 1969.
1930: Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon.
August 5th
in history
1921: Mustapha Kemal is appointed virtual ruler of the Ottoman Empire.
1941: The German army completes taking 410,000 Russian prisoners in Uman and Smolensk pockets in the Soviet Union.
1951: The United Nations Command suspends armistice talks with the North Koreans when armed troops are spotted in neutral areas.
1962: Actress Marilyn Monroe dies under mysterious circumstances.
1974: President Richard Nixon admits he ordered a cover-up for political as well as national security reasons.