Brandon Bahoura earned a business marketing degree from Oakland University in 2007 and opened his first business, Pita Way in Independence Township, this past April. "I always planned to open up my own business," said Bahoura , 26, of West Bloomfield....more >>
With more than 20 years of dance experience, Wendy Harris knows the difference a floor can make. "Dancing on concrete floors, tiles with no give, and the shin splints and leg pain that comes with them – I know what safe flooring is," said Harris, owner of Spotlight Dance Center....more >>
1909: C. Northcote Parkinson, historian and author.
1924: William H. Gass, writer (Omensetter's Luck).
1940: Patricia Shroeder, U.S. congresswoman.
July 30th in history
1864: In an effort to penetrate the Confederate lines around Petersburg, Va. Union troops explode a mine underneath the Confederate trenches but fail to break through. The ensuing action is known as the Battle of the Crater.
1919: Federal troops are called out to put down Chicago race riots.
1938: George Eastman demonstrates his color motion picture process.
1940: A bombing lull ends the first phase of the Battle of Britain.
1960: Over 60,000 Buddhists march in protest against the Diem government in South Vietnam.