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March 23, 2011

The founder of Rent a Husband, Kalle Warren Jr., has filed a lawsuit against Ace Hardware and his former attorneys in a Portland, Maine, Superior Court, according to an article in the Portland Press Herald. He is seeking $200 million plus punitive damages.

January 17, 2011

Warren Simpson, retired owner of the former Shopper's Hardware, died Thursday, according to the Portland Press Herald. He was 94.

According to the article, Simpson began working at Shopper's Hardware in South Portland in 1955. He purchased the store from the owners 10 years later, and joined True Value in 1977. Simpson sold the business to his son Thomas Simpson to 1980.