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Don't Rush Me

Holy Gouging At The Pump, Batman!

Calling all internet computer geeks: I need you to start verifying all oil company claims

It was late last week when I hurt my neck as drove past the first gas station with prices for the cheap gas well over $4 a gallon. I hurt myself because when I whipped my head back to double check....more >>

Opinions

Goodrich's Wheelock-Watkins drain

I have been reading for a long time about Goodrich's Wheelock-Watkins Drain and its flooding. This was an agricultural drain built 115 years ago and was not intended to handle what it is right now....more >>

Wendi's Word A column by Wendi Reardon

Advice for grads

It is a Clarkston High School tradition I never knew about until I arrived here - the senior walk. If you haven't participated in it or even heard of it the seniors take their final walk throughout the school....more >>

Letter to the Editor

Thanks for News for supporting Relay

Dear Editor, I would like to thank The Clarkston News for their continued support of the Relay for Life of Clarkston. As a result of the support (advertising and event coverage), this year we have raised $80,141....more >>

Letter to the Editor

Reader calls out sourceless attacks

Dear Editor, I am very disappointed that you printed the "Reader Concerned About Local Education" letter to the editor in your paper. What I am disappointed in is that you would print a letter that has a lot of assumptions based entirely on unchecked opinions without doing any fact checking yourself....more >>

Letter to the Editor

Praise for hard work by local diggers

Dear Editor, Often letters are complaints. This is one of praise. Having waited for four months for another very good excavating company to commit to replacing my septic field, I called several local builders for recommendations....more >>

Guest Viewpoint

Move city forward with positivity

A certain level of controversy swirled around the City Council while they worked through the process of selecting a new city manager, after Dennis Ritter announced his retirement. It was interesting to read the number of letters to the editor of this publication criticizing the process....more >>
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Born February 9th
1874: Amy Lowell, poet.
1880: James Stephens, Irish writer (The Charwoman's Daughter, The Crock of Gold).
1909: Dean Rusk, Secretary of State under presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson.
1923: Brendan Behan, Irish playwright and poet (The Hostage, The Quare Fellow).
1944: Alice Walker, Pulitzer prize winning author (The Color Purple).
February 9th
in history
1942: Chiang Kai-shek meets with Sir Stafford Cripps, the British viceroy in India.
1943: The Red Army takes back Kursk 15 months after it fell to the Germans.
1946: Stalin announces the new five-year plan for the Soviet Union, calling for production boosts of 50 percent.
1951: Actress Greta Garbo gets U.S. citizenship.
1953: The French destroy six Viet Minh war factories hidden in the jungles of Vietnam.