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2014-02-13 08:29:33

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duffey Petrosky will receive the Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) Dave Bing MVP Leadership Award at the organization's annual ceremony, February 13, 2014 at the Detroit Athletic Club. The award is presented to the agency for its support of Detroit PAL with years of pro bono support, which includes PSA development, public relations support and digital and traditional marketing counseling. "I'm thrilled to present Duffey...

2010-05-03 07:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- When thousands of area walkers and volunteers take to the pavement for Walk MS Detroit on Saturday, May 8, they will be joined by Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, First Lady Yvette Bing, and other local dignitaries committed to helping people with MS move their lives forward. Walk MS Detroit is sponsored by the National MS Society Michigan Chapter. The Mayor and First Lady, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and Marketing Associates President &...

2009-08-11 12:58:51

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing warned union workers the city is going broke and layoffs or pay cuts are the only way out of the fiscal crisis. After an hour-long meeting with about 50 union leaders, Bing said, you are talking about running out of cash in the next 60-70 days. He said a 10 percent pay cut by Aug. 28 would keep the city out of receivership. If the city goes officially broke, however, all bets are off, he said. Bing predicted 1,000 of the city's 13,000 workers would lose their jobs even...

2009-05-07 07:38:00

DETROIT, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While most focus on the pain in America's economic future there are a group of 1500 business that are focused on hope and the tremendous opportunities ahead. That is the message and focus of the Michigan Minority Business Development Council's (MMBDC) 28th annual Michigan Minority Procurement Conference, May 7, Cobo Conference Center. This is the largest minority business enterprise (MBE) trade fair of its type in the country, bringing together...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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