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End of An Era At the Ben Franklin

There was a time, before Walmart, before shopping malls, before the Internet, when Americans did most of their shopping at their local five and dime.  In fact, Walmart’s founder, Sam Walton, got his start owning and operating a Ben Franklin … Continue reading

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It started as a joke

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Today on High Street people are a little testy.  We were robbed of an hour of sleep last night. Some people think Ben Franklin is responsible for the concept of Daylight Saving Time but, it turns out, he was just … Continue reading

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