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Today in History: Oct. 6

Oct. 6, 2008

The second-grade students at Lincoln Elementary School are sending about 200 DVDs to Master Sgt. Kevin Perlak, who is serving with the Air Force in Iraq.

Oct. 6, 2004

With recent discoveries about diabetes, new medications and technological advances, the disease has become much more manageable and people with it can live more normal, healthy lives.

Oct. 6, 1999

Students First, now in its second year of providing alternative financing for fixing old schools and adding new ones, is an equal-opportunity mystifier. That's Humboldt Unified School District Superintendent Ron Maughan's reaction to the legislation that replaced most local district bonding.

Oct. 6, 1984

Yavapai County's total of registered voters has jumped by a whopping 39 percent since 1980, according to figures released today by Director of Elections Tom Oppelt.

Oct. 6, 1959

"City police announced today they have cleared up five recent break-ins with the arrest of two persons."

Oct. 6, 1934

"The opening gun of the Democratic state and national campaign will be fired in Prescott tonight."

Oct. 6, 1909

"It has been learned that Mrs. Mary B. Cullumber of this city was one of the instructors of President William H. Taft during his boyhood days in Cincinnati."