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LO's future pitmaster named BBQ Person of the Year

By Meg Peters Review Staff Writer Lake Orion smelled and savored his nationally acclaimed meats last weekend at the Flower and Art Fair, slow cooked to perfection.     National champion pitmaster Steve "Bubba" Coddington dished out 125 slabs of ribs and 60 lbs....more >>

Heavenly Paws finds homes at Flower and Art Fair

Allie Wray, two years old of Oxford, looks deep into Winston's eyes at the Lake Orion Flower and Art Fair May 9 and 10. If it were up to her, Winston would be the newest Wray family member, but unfortunately Allie's allergies got the best of her....more >>
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Born July 31st
1912: Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-winning economist.
1919: Primo Levi, Italian writer and scientist (Survival in Auschwitz).
1921: Whitney Young, Jr., civil rights leader and executive director of the National Urban League.
1928: Horace Silver, jazz pianist, composer and bandleader.
1951: Evonne Goolagong, Australian tennis player.
July 31st
in history
1760: Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, drives the French army back to the Rhine River.
1790: The U.S. Patent Office opens.
1875: Former president Andrew Johnson dies at the age of 66.
1882: Belle and Sam Starr are charged with horse stealing in the Indian territory.
1891: Great Britain declares territories in Southern Africa up to the Congo to be within their sphere of influence.