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Natalie Rose Millar Jason and Kelly Millar of Groveland Township are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Natalie Rose Millar. Natalie was born at 8:11 p.m., Sept. 24, at St....more >>

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Jennifer Eisinger of Goodrich and Mayian Chace, Hanna Hubbard, and Matthew Thomas, all of Ortonville, have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2010 semester at Adrian College....more >>
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Ying-Saindon Paul Saindon and Jennifer Ying were married Oct. 10, 2010 at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Md. Attendants were Bill Saindon, Jensen Ying, Dan Schreiber, Christina Saindon, Adrian Ahumada and Caryn Bullard....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.