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Do You Remember the Pet Rock Craze? Here’s How it Started
The year was 1975. The place was a bar in Los Gatos, California. That is where a struggling 38-year-old freelance writer by the name of Gary Dahl was enjoying his favorite beverage when the conversation turned to pets and all the work it is to have them. What happened next is beyond belief.
Chamber Announces Business Plan Grant Program
The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce is offering up to $10,000 in grants for entrepreneurs in Adams County with “shovel ready" business plans. The Business Plan Grant Program is basically the Business Plan Competition—without the deadlines.
Baseball Cards and Bicycles, a Costly Combination
I was moving some boxes the other day at my house and I came across my large box of baseball cards. It got me to wonder about how many baseball cards I traded with my friends, and just how many I ruined just to make noise on my bike. My guess it was in the hundreds.
On-Line Sales a Huge Problem for Cities
In the year 1964 Bob Dylan wrote “The Times They Are A Changing” and little did he realize how much they would change. The Internet, cars that drive themselves, phones without cords attached, pizzas being delivered by drones and I could go on and on...

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