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2014-06-23 12:29:14

ROYAL OAK, Mich., FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., and DEARBORN, Mich., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare have reached a definitive agreement to combine their operations into a new $3.8 billion health care organization following unanimous approval by their boards today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140623/120531 Beaumont Board Chair Stephen Howard, Botsford Trustee Chair Gerson Cooper and Oakwood Board Chairman John Lewis say...

2014-06-10 16:21:07

65th annual auto technology showdown matched top high school student teams from all 50 states; over $10 million in scholarships awarded to help refuel auto industry's next generation of talent DEARBORN, Mich., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from across the country gathered in Dearborn today, to match wits and workmanship in a race against the clock - and one another - for the right to claim a National Championship and be named the top young automotive minds in America at the...

2014-05-21 16:25:14

Top Chef Masters winner Douglas Keane helps set a world record by grilling 500 steaks simultaneously to feed Detroit's hard-working first responders DEARBORN, Mich., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carhartt, America's legendary work wear brand since 1889, today hosted an appreciation barbeque at Roosevelt Park for Detroit's hard-working police and firefighters with a special appearance from Detroit Lions Running Back, Reggie Bush. Top Chef Masters winner and Michigan native Chef Douglas...

2014-05-16 12:20:42

Local CITGO Marketer Raises Money for Breast Cancer Awareness at Station Grand Opening DEARBORN, Mich., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- May 3 through May 7, local CITGO Marketer Bazco Oil Company celebrated the grand opening of its newest CITGO location in Dearborn, Mich. by raising money for breast cancer awareness and research. To celebrate, the company offered discounts of 20 cents per gallon on gasoline and on May 3 ten cents from each gallon of fuel sold went to support the Susan...

2014-03-12 23:28:56

According to court documents, over 200 Dearborn homes were damaged as a result of sewage backups that occurred in July 2013. Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Macuga, Liddle & Dubin, P.C., an experienced environmental class action law firm, is announcing important information for Dearborn sewage backup victims. Macuga, Liddle & Dubin have filed filed a Class Action Complaint in Wayne County Circuit Court (Case No. 14-002824-NZ, Judge Patricia Perez Fresard) against the City of...

2014-02-26 16:22:33

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students at Boston College, Boston University, Carnegie Mellon University, Michigan State University, Northeastern University, Purdue University, University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin will have an opportunity to Go Further with Ford Motor Company through the College Ambassador Challenge. This marketing initiative, a collaboration with internship expert and founder of InternQueen.com Lauren Berger, is an opportunity to provide...

2014-01-28 08:20:24

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Full year 2013 pre-tax profit of $8.6 billion, an increase of $603 million from a year ago, was one of Ford's best years ever; full year earnings per share of $1.62, an increase of 21 cents per share compared with a year ago -- Full year net income of $7.2 billion, or $1.76 per share, including pre-tax special item charges of $1.6 billion and favorable tax special items of $2.2 billion --...

2014-01-27 12:20:17

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The functional and fun Ford Transit Connect Wagon is being endorsed by Tall Clubs International as the perfect vehicle for the "vertically gifted" -- The all-new Transit Connect Wagon offers headroom to spare along with fuel efficiency and class-leading configuration options -- Tall Clubs International, a social and professional organization for the "vertically gifted," has endorsed such...

2014-01-27 00:20:26

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford Focus global registrations grew more than 16 percent year-over-year, widening its lead over its next competitor by more than 75,000, based on Ford's analysis of the just-released and latest Polk global vehicle data for January to September 2013 -- Propelled by Ford's growth in China, Focus registrations surpassed 303,000 units there to also make it the best-selling passenger car...

2014-01-26 12:20:05

New survey identifies the attitude and reactions of consumers toward dealer advertising and the rise of digital, social and mobile DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FordDirect announced the results of its Automotive Digital Advertising Survey, which shows the growth of digital advertising channels and its impact on consumer behavior when purchasing a vehicle. For example, after viewing an online ad, more than 60 percent of consumers purchased a vehicle after contacting a...


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Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.