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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 September 30th
1863: Reinhard von Scheer, German admiral who commanded the German fleet at the Battle of Jutland.
1908: David Oistrakh, violinist.
1924: Truman Capote, author and playwright whose works include Breakfast at Tiffany's and In Cold Blood.
1927: W.S. Mervin, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
1928: Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, writer, best known for his first book Night about his own experiences in concentration camps.
September 30th
in history
1703: The French, at Hochstadt in the War of the Spanish Succession, suffer only 1,000 casualties to the 11,000 of their opponents, the Austrians of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I.
1791: Mozart's opera The Magic Flute is performed for the first time in Vienna
1846: The first anesthetized tooth extraction is performed by Dr. William Morton in Charleston, Massachusetts.
1864: Confederate troops fail to retake Fort Harrison from the Union forces during the siege of Petersburg.With Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia stubbornly clinging to Petersburg, Ulysses S. Grant decided to cut its vital rail lines.
1911: Italy declares war on Turkey over control of Tripoli.