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Halo Burger lands in town

Clarkston residents will be the first to bite into a Halo Burger when six new locations open in Oakland County this summer. In May, the store at 6325 Sashabaw will be the first in the county to serve up QP Classics, crispy chicken strips, and Vernor's floats made with hand-dipped ice cream....more >>

A clean family business

Blake Garner, owner of Clarkston Window Cleaning, has lots of experience in the field. He started when he was a 17-year-old student at Clarkston High School. "My buddy was cleaning windows in downtown Rochester area, and I worked with him," said Garner, a 1999 graduate....more >>

You can win a new AC

Aire Serv has something for the home found with the oldest air conditioner. "A new 13 SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating) air conditioner, sized specifically to the winning home," said Ryan Pence, owner of Aire Serv of Oakland County North....more >>
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Born October 8th
1890: Eddie Rickenbacker, U.S. fighter pilot in World War I, aviation pioneer.
1895: Juan Peron, Argentinean dictator.
1917: Rodney Porter, British biochemist and Nobel Proze winner.
1926: Cesar Milstein, molecular biologist.
1941: Jesse Jackson, civil rights leader.
October 8th
in history
1906: Karl Ludwig Nessler first demonstrates a machine in London that puts permenant waves in hair. The client wears a dozen brass curlers, each wearing two pounds, for the six-hour process.
1919: The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives pass the Volstead Prohibition Enforcement Bill.
1922: Lilian Gatlin becomes the first woman pilot to fly across the United States. Amelia Earhart earned the nickname Lady Lindy.
1956: Don Larson of the New York Yankees pitched the first perfect game in World Series history against the Brooklyn Dodgers. In the years after the war, nothing symbolized the feeling of hope and optimism more than the Brooklyn Dodgers.
1968: U.S. forces in Vietnam launch Operation Sealord, an attack on North Vietnamese supply lines and base areas. In Vietnam's Mekong Delta, Navy SEALs were the military's 'eyes and ears,' providing vital intelligence on enemy operations.