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2014-07-23 08:34:09

DETROIT and MT. PLEASANT, Mich., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huron Capital Partners ("Huron Capital") and Bandit Industries announced today that they have entered into a letter of intent to recapitalize Bandit as a private company, and to provide resources and capital to reinforce Bandit's continued record growth while accelerating the company's global growth strategy. Jerry Morey will continue to run the business as President & CEO. Upon closing, a CEO succession plan will be...

2014-07-21 23:06:25

Key highlights included AMP 2.0 national meeting, keynote by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, new technology and workforce development conversations. Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 SME’s THE BIG M, a manufacturing event held June 9-12 in Detroit, saw great success in its launch, with thousands of attendees, hundreds of conference sessions and collaboration among more than 20 partners. This inaugural event provided an optimal venue for manufacturing companies,...

2014-07-21 12:23:17

DETROIT, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy has received top honors from three national magazines for its supplier diversity program. Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology, Women's Enterprise (WE) USA and Black EOE Journal have all recognized DTE for its work in promoting and valuing diversity in the workplace. "We take our commitment to diversity very seriously at DTE," said Tony Tomczak, DTE Energy director of Supply Chain Management. "In addition to...

2014-07-21 08:29:30

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: All over the country, tiny doors have been popping up in trees, bringing to life the possibility that elves really do exist. To open kids' imaginations and reacquaint families with the magic of elves, Keebler(TM), in collaboration with arborists and local artists, are installing tiny doors at the...

2014-07-20 08:20:35

- Ilitch organization expands its investment to include tens of millions of dollars in public infrastructure improvements such as lighting, sidewalks, green spaces and streets concurrently with arena construction DETROIT, July 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympia Development of Michigan today announced plans for a sweeping transformation of dozens of underutilized blocks between downtown and midtown Detroit into a world-class Sports and Entertainment District. The project will connect existing...

2014-07-18 23:08:01

Current Indiegogo-funded film,"The Anatomy of a Great Deception" by Moving Flicks to be featured at 9/11 Truth Film Festival. The event is titled "Exposing The Greatest Fraud on Earth!" Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The 9/11 documentary film, "The Anatomy of a Great Deception" received an invitation to headline the 2014 9/11 Truth Film Festival to be held from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland, California on September 11 2014. The...

2014-07-18 16:21:38

Hosted by: The American Association of Blacks in Energy & Hispanics in Energy WASHINGTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Energizing Conversation" half-day free public summit will focus on the 1.3 million future jobs to be created through growth in the energy industry, and how communities of color are preparing for workforce opportunities. The "Energizing Conversation" jobs tour makes stops in Denver, CO, Charlotte, NC and Detroit MI, and is hosted by American Association of...

2014-07-17 23:05:44

Despite prosecutors’ second attempt this year to bring criminal charges against Detroit mother Maryanne Godboldo, who underwent a 10 hour stand off with police for refusing to administer a powerful antipsychotric drug to her daughter, Wayne County District Judge Gregory Bill has become the second judge this year to dismiss the charges. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 On July 11th, 2014, there was loud applause in the court when Wayne County District Judge, Gregory Bill, reaffirmed...

2014-07-17 23:01:29

Cardelli Lanfear, PC promises $100,000 to The Boys & Girls Clubs of South Oakland County over the next 10 years. Royal Oak, MI (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Cardelli Lanfear, PC is pleased to announce the firm has committed $100,000 to The Boys & Girls Clubs of South Oakland County over the next 10 years. In addition to the monetary commitment, the firm is also encouraging its employees to volunteer their free time to mentoring children. The firm is also in their third year of sponsoring...

2014-07-17 12:22:05

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The throaty exhaust note of the Dodge Viper's mighty 640-horsepower V-10 engine will be roaring around the city of Detroit this weekend, as more than 550 loyal Viper enthusiasts are heading to the home of the Viper for a special Open House at several Chrysler Group facilities, where they will be able to get a behind-the-scenes look at where and how their American exotic hand-crafted vehicles are built and then put the cars through...


Latest Detroit Reference Libraries

1921 Cadillac Advertisement
2014-04-11 14:58:36

Cadillac is a division of  General Motors (GM) that manufactures and sells luxury vehicles worldwide. Its primary markets are the United States, Canada, and China but also distributed in 34 other markets worldwide. Cadillac was founded in 1902 by Henry Leland, who named the company after Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac, who was the founder of the city of Detroit in 1701. From the beginning,  Cadillac has been ranked amongst the finest automobiles in the United States. The SRX...

Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

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call-note
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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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