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Alex and Janis Nemer Alex and Janis Nemer of Ortonville will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary, Jan. 29. The Nemers have two children, Jennifer (Chris) Duffy of Virginia Beach, Va....more >>

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Christy Robinson was named to the dean's list for the fall 2010 semester at Alma College. She is studying to be an anesthesiologist. The 2010 Brandon High School graduate is the daughter of Brian and Cheryl Robinson of Ortonville....more >>
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Lucas Jacob Bolinger Clinton and Brandi Bolinger of Grand Blanc are proud to announce the birth of their son, Lucas Jacob Bolinger. Lucas was born at 12:18 p.m., Dec. 30 at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc....more >>

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Hannah Stowers, a 2010 Brandon High School graduate, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Central Michigan University. She is the daughter of Russ and Holly (Downing) Stowers....more >>
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Born August 28th
1774: Elizabeth Ann Seton, founder of the Sisters of St. Joseph and the first U.S.-born saint.
1828: Leo Tolstoy, Russian novelist (War and Peace, Anna Karenina).
1882: Belle Benchley, the first female zoo director in the world, who directed the Zoological Gardens of San Diego.
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
August 28th
in history
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
1944: German forces in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to the Allies.
1945: Chinese communist leader Mao Tse-Tung arrives in Chunking to confer with Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek in a futile effort to avert civil war.
1963: One of the largest demonstrations in the history of the United States, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, takes place and reaches its climax at the base of the Lincoln Memorial when Dr. Martin Luther King delivers his I have a dream speech.
1965: The Viet Cong are routed in the Mekong Delta by U.S. forces, with more than 50 killed.