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Contributed by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library

1920

Fifty-three boys and girls left high school last night in final ceremonies at Central School. The boys started a new custom with white trousers and dark coats.

1970

Construction of Kesling Junior High school is ahead of schedule and is predicted to be complete before August 1, 1971.

1995

Batman Forever sells $52.8 million in tickets over the weekend, breaking the 1993 Jurassic Park record of $50.2 million for a debut.

2010

All five justices of the Indiana Supreme Court vote unanimously to deny the petition by Long Beach residents Bill and Dalie Wendt to block a settlement in the county’s property tax dispute.

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