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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 August 21st
1904: William Count Basie, American band leader and composer.
1936: Wilt Chamberlin, four-time MVP for the National Basketball Association and only player to score 100 points in a professional basketball game.
1938: Kenny Rogers, country singer.
August 21st
in history
1944: The Dumbarton Oaks conference, which lays the foundation for the establishment of the United Nations, is held in Washington, D.C.
1945: President Harry S. Truman cancels all contracts under the Lend-Lease Act.
1959: Hawaii is admitted into the Union.
1963: The South Vietnamese Army arrests over 100 Buddhist monks in Saigon.
1968: Soviet forces invade Czechoslovakia because of the country's experiments with a more liberal government.