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Clarkston Auto back with latest tech

Clarkston Motors is back in business. The former Chrysler dealership now converts and sells minivans modified for wheelchair access. "I'm really excited about the potential," said Chuck Fortinberry, CEO....more >>
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Designer duds for half the price at Top Shelf Clothing

Tired of the corporate world, Bill Fowler and his wife Alana decided to go into business for themselves and opened Top Shelf Clothing of Clarkson. "I worked for a pharmaceutical company for 13 years," Bill said....more >>
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Entrepreneur goes wireless

Despite the economy claiming his business, Dave Hrejsa decided to stick with Michigan. "I really like Michigan I love the water, the outdoors," said Hrejsa, 43, a Chicago native who lives in Independence Township with his wife, Carolyn....more >>
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Born February 14th
1819: Christopher Latham Sholes, inventor of the first practical typewriter.
1845: Quinton Hogg, English philanthropist.
1859: George Washington Gale Ferris, inventor of the Ferris Wheel.
1894: Jack Benny, comedian, radio and television performer...and violinist.
1894: Mary Lucinda Cardwell Dawson, founded the National Negro Opera Company (NNOC) and was appointed to President John F. Kennedy's National Committee on Music.
February 14th
in history
1942: Japanese paratroopers attack Sumatra. Aidan MacCarthy's RAF unit flew to Palembang, in eastern Sumatra, where 30 Royal Australian Air Force Lockheed A-28 Hudson bombers were waiting.
1945: 800 Allied aircraft firebomb the German city of Dresden. Smaller followup bombing raids last until April with a total death toll of between 35,000 to 130,000 civillians.
1945: The siege of Budapest ends as the Soviets take the city. Only 785 German and Hungarian soldiers managed to escape.
1949: The United States charges the Soviet Union with interning up to 14 million in labor camps.
1955: A Jewish couple loses their fight to adopt Catholic twins as the U.S. Supreme Court refuses to rule on state law.