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Culver's Classic Cars Night kicked off the 2010 Tuesday, May 4. With an average of more than 150 cars per night last year, Culver's owner Joe Zimmer said he's looking forward to building on the tradition....more >>
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Bundle of joy

Lane Cudnohufsky

Welcome, Lane Jeffrey Cudnohufsky. Born on April 19, he weighed nine pounds, six ounces, and was 22.5 inches long. Lane is the son of Joel and Katie Cudnohufsky. Proud grandparents are Leon and Terrie Cudnohufsky, and Harry and Carol Fischer, all of Oxford....more >>
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Golden anniversary

Jerry and Colette Dywasuk

Jerry and Colette Dywasuk celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, Friday, May 7, 2010. The couple was married in 1960 at Holy Name of Jesus Church in Detroit, with Father Albert George officiating....more >>

Studying hard

Spencer Garrett Seibold, Lauren King, Ryan Dingman, Melissa Hamilton, Angela Bennett, Kathryn Rice

Spencer Garrett Seibold Spencer Garrett was among 200 Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, May 6. He will specialize in family medicine. The new physicians will be taking internships and residencies at community hospitals to complete their education....more >>

Looking Back

15 years ago May 10, 1995 - Two Lake Orion teenagers were connected to a spray-painting and tire-slashing spree on cars at Orion Cove Apartments. - A two-car accident at M-24 and Stadium involved two LOHS students and a 21-year-old woman heading to Oxford, tying up traffic....more >>

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Mom's Day Sale, Lake Orion Farmers' Market, Wednesday, May 5 at Children's Park in downtown Lake Orion, 2 p.m.-7 p.m. National Day of Prayer Ceremony at Orion Veterans Memorial, 7 p....more >>
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Born August 20th
1886: Paul Tillich, theologian and philosopher who wrote Systematic Theology.
1890: H.P. Lovecraft, author of horror tales.
1905: Jack Teagarden, jazz trombonist.
1944: Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minster of India.
August 20th
in history
1940: After a previous machine gun attack failed, exiled Russian Leon Trotsky is assassinated in Mexico City, with an alpine ax to the back of the head.
1940: Radar is used for the first time, by the British during the Battle of Britain. Also on this day, in a radio broadcast, Winston Churchill makes his famous homage to the Royal Air Force: Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
1941: Adolf Hitler authorizes the development of the V-2 missile.
1944: United States and British forces close the pincers on German units in the Falaise-Argentan pocket in France.
1971: The Cambodian military launches a series of operations against the Khmer Rouge.