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Bowman throws lifeline to Saturn owners

Saturn owners haven't felt much love since their brand was discontinued. John Bowman Chevrolet means to change that. "We got you covered, and we look forward to seeing you," said Bowman, owner of the Clarkston dealership, 6750 Dixie Highway, for the past 26 years....more >>
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Buck Shots gives hometown feel

Customer appreciation is the attitude of all who work at Buck Shots Bar & Grill. "Instead of being a franchise, we want to throw more of a hometown feel in there, make people feel wanted and let them know we appreciate their business," said Owner Jim Mellema....more >>
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Born August 1st
1770: William Clark, American explorer, led the Corps of Discovery with Meriwether Lewis.
1779: Francis Scott Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner.
1818: Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the U.S.
1819: Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick
1942: Jerry Garcia, lead singer of the Grateful Dead.
August 1st
in history
1801: The American schooner Enterprise captures the Barbary cruiser Tripoli.Often venturing into harm's way, America's most famous sailing ship, the Constitution, twice came close to oblivion.
1834: Slavery is abolished throughout the British Empire.
1864: Union General Ulysses S. Grant gives general Philip H. Sheridan the mission of clearing the Shenandoah Valley of Confederate forces.After nearly 10 months of trench warfare, Confederate resistance at Petersburg, Virginia, suddenly collapsed.
1872: The first long-distance gas pipeline in the U.S. is completed. Designed for natural gas, the two-inch pipe ran five miles from Newton Wells to Titusville, Pennsylvania.
1873: San Francisco's first cable cars begin running, operated by Hallidie's Clay Street Hill Railroad Company.