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Game for grandma

When Travis Smith suits up this Saturday for the third annual Football for a Cure, he will be thinking of his grandmother, Marcia Leavy, who died of colon cancer in January 2002. "It is really emotional," said the senior defensive back and wide receiver for the Clarkston Varsity football team....more >>
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Cash Cows are the bomb

Moo-ove on over lacrosse teams the Cash Cows are dominating the field. They became champions at the Cherry Bomb tournament in Traverse City for the high school "A" division, held July 29-31....more >>
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Born April 24th
1856: Henri Philippe Pétain, French Marshall, WWI hero, Nazi collaborator.
1900: Elizabeth Goudge, English author.
1904: Willem de Kooning, abstract impressionist painter.
1905: Robert Penn Warren, novelist, America's first poet laureate.
1906: William Joyce, 'Lord Haw-Haw,' British traitor, Nazi propagandist.
April 24th
in history
1519: Envoys of Montezuma II attend the first Easter mass in Central America.
1547: Charles V's troops defeat the Protestant League of Schmalkalden at the battle of Muhlburg.
1558: Mary, Queen of Scotland, marries the French dauphin, Francis.
1792: Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle composes La Marseilles. It will become France's national anthem.
1800: The Library of Congress is established in Washington, D.C. with a $5,000 allocation.