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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 29th
1809: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., poet, essayist and father of Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
1898: Preston Sturges, screenwiter, film director and playwright.
1915: Ingrid Bergman, Oscar winning actress famous whose films include Casablanca and Anastasia.
1920: Charlie Bird Parker, self-taught jazz saxophonist, pioneer of the new cool movement.
1924: Dinah Washington, singer known in the 50s as Queen of the Harlem Blues.
August 29th
in history
1526: Ottoman Suleiman the Magnificent crushes a Hungarian army under Lewis II at the Battle of Mohacs.
1533: In Peru, the Inca chief Atahualpa is executed by orders of Francisco Pizarro, although the chief had already paid his ransom.
1776: General George Washington retreats during the night from Long Island to New York City.
1793: Slavery is abolished in Santo Domingo.
1862: Union General John Pope's army is defeated by a smaller Confederate force at the Second Battle of Bull Run.