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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 September 15th
1890: Claude McKay, poet and novelist, part of the Harlem Renaissance.
1894: Jean Renoir, French film director (Grand Illusion, The Rules of the Game).
1901: Sir Howard Bailey, British engineer who gave his name to a prefabricated bridge used extensively during World War II.
1926: Bobby Short, singer and pianist.
1945: Jesse Norman, soprano.
September 15th
in history
1914: President Woodrow Wilson orders the Punitive Expedition out of Mexico. The Expedition, headed by General John Pershing, had been searching for Pancho Villa, a Mexican revolutionary.
1916: Armored tanks are introduced by the British during the Battle of the Somme.
1928: Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovers, by accident, that the mold penicillin has an antibiotic effect.
1935: In Berlin, the Reich under Adolf Hitler adopts the swastika as the national flag.Unprecedented in history, the Nuremberg Trial brought high-ranking Nazis to justice.
1937: Prime Minister of England Neville Chamberlain flies to Germany to discuss the future of Czechoslovakia with Adolf Hitler.Germany's Venlo sting completely compromised an already shaky British Intelligence network in Western Europe.