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Jireh Carpio De Jose has been named to the dean's list at School of Fashion and the Arts in Manila, Philippines for the last semester of 2010. SOFA is the Philippines' first specialized fashion college and is affiliated with Project Runway Philippines and Istituto Marangoni Fashion and Design School in Milan, Italy, Paris and London....more >>

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Kalyn Justice has been named to the dean's list at Grand Valley State University for the fall 2010 semester. To be named to the dean's list, GVSU students must earn a 3.5 grade point average on a 4....more >>
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Harrison - De Jose Oseas and Bim De Jose of Ortonville are proud to announce the engagement of their son, Jeremiah Carpio De Jose, to Caroline Taylor Harrison, daughter of Tom and Rexanne Harrison of Plymouth, N....more >>

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Serena Claire Culliton Sean Culliton and Chelsea MacIntyre of Ortonville are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Serena Claire Culliton. Serena was born at 9:47 p.m., Feb....more >>

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Tristan Alan Titus Shaun and Kara Titus of Ortonville are proud to announce the birth of their son, Tristan Alan Titus. Tristan was born at 8:54 a.m., Dec. 8, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac....more >>
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Born April 24th
1769: Arthur Wellesley, general during the Napoleonic Wars, Duke of Wellington.
1815: Anthony Trollope, British novelist.
1856: Henri Philippe Pétain, French Marshall, WWI hero, Nazi collaborator.
1900: Elizabeth Goudge, English author.
1904: Willem de Kooning, abstract impressionist painter.
April 24th
in history
1877: Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
1884: Otto von Bismarck cables Cape Town, South Africa that it is now a German colony.
1898: Spain declares war on United States, rejecting an ultimatum to withdraw from Cuba.
1915: Turks of the Ottoman Empire begin massacring the Armenian minority in their country.
1916: Irish nationalists launch the Easter Uprising against British occupation.