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Clarkston Cleaning celebrates decade

Clarkston Cleaning Services owner Dawn Raffler celebrates the business' 10th Anniversary with an Open House and Ribbon Cutting with Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce members, friends, and family, March 24....more >>

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10 years for Clarkston Pharmacy

As a small-town business, Clarkston Pharmacy offers personal service larger chains can't, said Kathy Hannah, who owns the business with Debra Pullen. "We've been fortunate to maintain staff who address customers by name....more >>

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Business achievements

Scott Hazelton, financial advisor for Edward Jones in Clarkston, was recently invitated to Edward Jones' annual Managing Partner's Conference in April at the firm's regional campus in Phoenix....more >>
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Born October 22nd
1887: John Reed, American journalist, poet and revolutionary, (Ten Days That Shook the World).
1903: George Beadle, American geneticist.
1919: Doris Lessing, novelist (Children of Violence, The Golden Notebook).
1920: Timothy Leary, American psychologist who experimented with psychedelic drugs.
1925: Rober Rauschenberg, pop artist.
October 22nd
in history
1955: The prototype of the F-105 Thunder Chief makes its maiden flight. Republic Aircraft's F-105 Thunderchief, better known as the 'Thud,' was the Air Force's warhorse in Vietnam.
1962: U.S. reveals Soviet missile sites in Cuba. President Kennedy orders a naval and air blockade on further shipment of military equipment to Cuba. Following a confrontation that threatens nuclear war, Kennedy and Khrushchev agree on October 28 on a formula to end the crisis. On November 2 Kennedy reports that Soviet missile bases in Cuba are being dismantled.
1964: Jean Paul Satre declines the Nobel Prize for Literature.
1966: The Soviet Union launches Luna 12 for orbit around the moon
1972: Operation Linebacker I, the bombing of North Vietnam with B-52 bombers, ends. The war in neighboring Cambodia goes from bad to worse.