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Keeping Kids in Motion

Kids in Motion Pediatric Therapy Services has expanded their services to the Clarkston area with a facility in Waterford. "We wanted to be able to provide a close location for families," said Mary Hydorn, P....more >>

Raymond James A column by James Kruzan

Credit card relief

Recent economic reports have observed that Americans reverted back to the credit-dependent trends of the eighties. Apparently, the nation's populace hasn't heeded the warnings regarding carrying too much debt....more >>
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Born March 31st
1809: Nikolai V. Gogol, Russian writer (The Inspector General, Dead Souls).
1811: Robert Wilhelm Bunsen, chemist, inventor of the Bunsen burner.
1854: Sir Dugald Clerk, inventor of the two-stroke motorcycle engine.
1878: Jack Johnson, first Africa-American boxer to become the world heavyweight champion.
1914: Octavio Paz, Mexican diplomat and Nobel Prize-winning writer.
March 31st
in history
1945: The United States and Britain bar a Soviet supported provisional regime in Warsaw from entering the U.N. meeting in San Francisco.
1948: The Soviet Union begins controlling the Western trains headed toward Berlin.
1949: Winston Churchill declares that the A-bomb was the only thing that kept the Soviet Union from taking over Europe.
1954: The siege of Dien Bien Phu, the last French outpost in Vietnam, begins after the Viet Minh realize it cannot be taken by direct assault.
1960: The South African government declares a state of emergency after demonstrations lead to the deaths of more than 50 Africans.