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Family-friendly haircuts, tanning at Chiappelli's

It's a family affair at Chiappelli's Hair and Tanning, 7010 Dixie Highway. Dan Chiappelli, his wife Barb, and their children Mario and Angelia run the business, an Aveda Concept Salon, under the yellow awning across from the former Farmer Jack supermarket....more >>

New sales manager at Bowman's

John Bowman Chevrolet's new sales manager, Brian Burke, is a familiar face he was Bowman's used-car sales manager for the last 13 years. "Now I'm in new and used," said Burke. "It's going phenomenally....more >>
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Born September 5th
1638: Louis XIV, The Sun King of France who built the palace at Versailles.
1842: Jesse James, legendary outlaw of the American West.
1897: A.C. Nielson, founder of the Nielson Ratings.
1905: Arthur Koestler, Hungarian novelist and essayist who wrote about communism in Darkness at Noon and The Ghost in the Machine.
1912: John Cage, inventive composer, writer, philosopher, and artist.
September 5th
in history
1664: After days of negotiation, the Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam surrenders to the British, who will rename it New York.
1792:
1804: In a daring night raid, American sailors under Lieutenant Stephen Decatur, board the captured USS Philadelphia and burn the ship to keep it out of the hands of the Barbary pirates who captured her. Often venturing into harm's way, America's most famous sailing ship, the USS Constitution, twice came close to oblivion.
1816: Louis XVIII of France dissolves the chamber of deputies, which has been challenging his authority.
1859: Harriot E. Wilson's Our Nig, is published, the first U.S. novel by an African American woman.