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Fight club?

No, just coffee. At left, John Mathers of Mathers Insurance, "Big John," helps Jon Richie of En Gedi Counseling, "Little Jon," with a brief skit about body language, at the Feb. 9 Coffee Club meeting....more >>
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Royal Diner's open 24-7

The former Ram's Horn and Nick's Country Oven on Dixie Highway is now The Royal Diner. It was bought by brothers Martin and Paul Gojcaj, who have been in the restaurant business in metro Detroit for over 20 years....more >>

Keys to debt management

Debt can be a valuable and useful component of an individual's finances, if used efficiently and in moderation. But there are certain "keys" an individual should consider: Liquidity Is Key....more >>
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Born September 17th
1883: William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.
1907: Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.
1923: Hank Williams, Sr., singer, songwriter and guitarist known for Lonesome Blues and Your Cheatin' Heart.
1935: Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).
1947: Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.
September 17th
in history
1787: The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia approves the constitution for the United States of America.
1796: President George Washington delivers his Farewell Address to Congress before concluding his second term in office.When George Washington announced that he would retire from office he set the stage for the nation's first two party presidential campaign.
1862: The Battle of Antietam in Maryland, the bloodiest day in U.S. history, commences. Fighting in the corn field, Bloody Lane and Burnside's Bridge rages all day as the Union and Confederate armies suffer a combined 26,293 casualties. New York Tribune reporter George Smalley scooped the world with his vivid account of the Battle of Antietam.
1868: The Battle of Beecher's Island begins, in which Major George Sandy Forsyth and 50 volunteers hold off 500 Sioux and Cheyenne in eastern Colorado.
1902: U.S. troops are sent to Panama to keep train lines open over the isthmus as Panamanian nationals struggle for independence from Colombia.