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Sagano opens in Clarkston

Sagano Japanese Bistro and Steakhouse officially opened at its newest location in Clarkston on June 26 at 6545 Sashabaw. The restaurant also has locations in Flint and Brighton. Sagano specials include a wide variety of cuisine including chicken, shrimp, lobster, snow tuna, steak, swordfish, scallops, salmon, filet mignon and more....more >>

Family business lights up town

Joe Freed has brought his passion for lights to the Clarkston area with Midwest Lightscapes. Freed used to work in sales in lights and learned a log about electrical lighting and how to install them....more >>

Halo Burger now open

Halo Burger kickstarted the summer on May 8 when they opened their first location in Oakland County at 6325 Sashabaw Road in Clarkston. The Clarkston location is one of six new Halo Burger's to open in Oakland County in 2013....more >>
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Born October 9th
1873: Charles Rudolph Walgreen, the father of the modern drugstore.
1879: Max von Laue, German physicist.
1899: Bruce Catton, U.S. historian and journalist, famous for his works on the Civil War.
1909: Jacques Tati, French actor and director.
1940: John Lennon, English musician, one of the Beatles.
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in history
1825: The first Norwegian immigrants to America arrive on the sloop Restaurationen.
1863: Confederate cavalry raiders return to Chattanooga after attacking Union General William Rosecrans' supply and communication lines all around east Tennessee. Overconfident and overextended, the Union Army of the Cumberland advanced into the deep woods of northwest Georgia. Waiting Confederates did not intend for them to leave.
1888: The Washington Monument, designed by Robert Mills, opens to the public.
1914: Germans take Antwerp, Belgium, after 12-day siege. Nurse Edith Cavell harbored Allied soldiers.
1934: In Marseilles, a Macedonian revolutionary associated with Croat terrorists in Hungary assassinates King Alexander of Yugoslavia and French Foreign Minister Louis Barthou. The two had been on a tour of European capitals in quest of an alliance against Nazi Germany. The assassinations bring the threat of war between Yugoslavia and Hungary, but confrontation is prevented by the League of Nations.