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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 August 22nd
1880: George Herriman, cartoonist, creator of Krazy Kat.
1891: Jacque Lipchitz, sculptor.
1893: Dorothy Parker, poet, satirist and founding member of the Algonquin Round Table.
1904: Deng Xiaoping, Chinese leader from 1977 to 1987, held nominal leadership position until his death in 1997.
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
August 22nd
in history
1717: The Austrian army forces the Turkish army out of Belgrade, ending the Turkish revival in the Balkans.
1777: With the approach of General Benedict Arnold's army, British Colonel Barry St. Ledger abandons Fort Stanwix and returns to Canada.
1849: The Portuguese governor of Macao, China, is assassinated because of his anti-Chinese policies.
1911: The Mona Lisa, the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, is stolen from the Louvre in Paris, where it had hung for more than 100 years. It is recovered in 1913.
1922: Michael Collins, Irish politician, is killed in an ambush.