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2013-07-24 23:30:11

For the past year, Trina Miller and "Team Trina" have been transforming their lives and improving their overall health and wellness for an epsiode of ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss with host Chris Powell. Together, they lost a combined 508 pounds. Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Oakwood nurse Trina Miller, 47, of Grosse Ile and six of her nursing colleagues have been on a year-long weight loss mission to transform their lives and improve their overall health and wellness – on...


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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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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