50 years ago, 1964: The Huron Jaycees voted to co-sponsor a proposed water festival for the community late in the summer, as requested by a group of interested citizens.
25 years ago, 1989: Entertainer Wayne Newton accepted a $6 million court settlement of his libel suit against NBC for linking him to organized crime. NBC said it would appeal.
10 years ago, 2004: Only 10 percent of junk e-mails complied with new federal anti-spam laws. The law, which took effect Jan. 1, did not prohibit unsolicited commercial email as long as senders followed a set of rules including using correct subject lines.