Oxford Daily Briefing: Aug 31

Everything you need to know today and this weekend in Oxford.


Today is Friday, August 31, the 244th day of the year.

Today's Headlines




Today's Weather 

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Events & Reminders

  • American flags are at to honor Neil Armstrong
  • Have news you want to get out over the weekend? . Email Editor Paul Singley with questions at paul.singley@path.com. 
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Today in History

  • 1803: Lewis and Clark start their expedition to the west by leaving Pittsburgh, PA at 11 a.m.
  • 1897: Thomas Edison patents the Kinetoscope, the first movie projector.
  • 1920: The first radio news program is broadcast by 8MK in Detroit, MI.
  • 1997: Diana, Princess of Wales, her companion Dodi Al-Fayed and driver Henri Paul die in a car crash in Paris.
  • 2006: Stolen on August 22, 2004, Edvard Munch's famous painting The Scream is recovered in a raid by Norwegian police.

Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.


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