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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 August 28th
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
1952: Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
August 28th
in history
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
1944: German forces in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to the Allies.
1945: Chinese communist leader Mao Tse-Tung arrives in Chunking to confer with Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek in a futile effort to avert civil war.
1963: One of the largest demonstrations in the history of the United States, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, takes place and reaches its climax at the base of the Lincoln Memorial when Dr. Martin Luther King delivers his I have a dream speech.
1965: The Viet Cong are routed in the Mekong Delta by U.S. forces, with more than 50 killed.