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Doc opens hometown practice

BY TREVOR KEISER Clarkston News Staff Writer According to Jennifer Caudill, there is no better place to practice medicine than her hometown. "I originally grew up here going to Clarkston Elementary school, Clarkston Junior High, and graduating from Clarkston High School," Caudill said....more >>
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Divine Nutrition open for business

Co-owners Kim Dunahay, with scissors, and Denise Pontiakowski celebrate the grand opening of Divine Nutrition in Independence Township with the help of friends, family, Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce members, and local officials....more >>
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Born August 21st
1904: William Count Basie, American band leader and composer.
1936: Wilt Chamberlin, four-time MVP for the National Basketball Association and only player to score 100 points in a professional basketball game.
1938: Kenny Rogers, country singer.
August 21st
in history
1808: Napoleon Bonaparte's General Junot is defeated by Wellington at the first Battle of the Peninsular War at Vimiero, Portugal.
1831: Nat Turner leads a slave revolt in Southampton County, Virginia that kills close to 60 whites.
1858: The first of a series of debates begins between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas. Douglas goes on to win the Senate seat in November, but Lincoln gains national visibility for the first time.
1863: Confederate raiders under William Quantrill strike Lawrence, Kansas, leaving 150 civilians dead.
1864: Confederate General A.P. Hill attacks Union troops south of Petersburg, Va., at the Weldon railroad. His attack is repulsed, resulting in heavy Confederate casualties.