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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 August 20th
1886: Paul Tillich, theologian and philosopher who wrote Systematic Theology.
1890: H.P. Lovecraft, author of horror tales.
1905: Jack Teagarden, jazz trombonist.
1944: Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minster of India.
August 20th
in history
1940: After a previous machine gun attack failed, exiled Russian Leon Trotsky is assassinated in Mexico City, with an alpine ax to the back of the head.
1940: Radar is used for the first time, by the British during the Battle of Britain. Also on this day, in a radio broadcast, Winston Churchill makes his famous homage to the Royal Air Force: Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
1941: Adolf Hitler authorizes the development of the V-2 missile.
1944: United States and British forces close the pincers on German units in the Falaise-Argentan pocket in France.
1971: The Cambodian military launches a series of operations against the Khmer Rouge.