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2014-10-21 23:14:25

Cobra Torches Inc. has renamed itself Detroit Torch and Mfg. Co. as part of plans to expand into the medium-duty and heavy-duty industrial-grade torch markets Orion, Michigan (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Cobra Torches Inc., the manufacturer of the popular DHC2000 light-duty oxy-acetylene cutting and welding torch, has renamed itself Detroit Torch and Mfg. Co. as part of plans to expand into the medium-duty and heavy-duty industrial-grade torch markets. Detroit Torch and Mfg. Co. has unveiled...

2014-10-21 12:38:42

- Hacker Fellows matches graduating computer science majors with jobs at Michigan start-ups - DETROIT, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Graduating college seniors with degrees in computer science and related majors from an accredited 4-year college or university need to look no further than Hacker Fellows, a cutting-edge program that allows them to work as a developer at a Michigan start-up. This program, administered by Grand Circus in partnership with Invest Detroit, gives graduating...

2014-10-20 23:08:36

Car accident attorney Stuart Fraser IV, a founding partner at the firm, says the findings of a nationwide study on pedestrian safety should serve as a call to action for drivers across Detroit. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Commenting on a recent Crain’s Detroit Business article revealing Detroit to be one of the most dangerous cities for pedestrians, Detroit personal injury attorney Stuart Fraser IV stressed today the importance of driver education and safe driving habits in...

2014-10-19 23:02:20

The lead attorney at the Law Offices of Gary Bloom comments on a news article about Allstate Insurance Company’s efforts to educate teen drivers about the dangers of texting while driving. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Commenting on a CBS Detroit report about efforts to educate young drivers about the dangers of texting and driving, including the use of a driving simulator, Detroit car accident lawyer Gary Bloom said today it’s imperative for teen drivers to establish safe...

2014-10-18 16:20:14

MARINETTE, Wis., Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]-led industry team launched the nation's seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Detroit, into the Menominee River at Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC). The ship's sponsor, Mrs. Barbara Levin, christened Detroit with the traditional smashing of a champagne bottle across the ship's bow just prior to the launch. "It is a privilege to serve as the sponsor of the future USS Detroit and to participate in the...

2014-10-16 12:27:18

DETROIT, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former University of Michigan head football coach Lloyd Carr, former Michigan State University head football coach George Perles and various alumni players will gather to celebrate "maize" and "green" football and mentoring at the Coaches for Kids Maize 'N' Green Tailgate benefitting VIP Mentoring at Ford Field in Detroit on Thursday, October 23, 2014 beginning at 5:30pm. Detroit Sports 105.1's Ryan and Rico will lead a special "maize" and...

2014-10-15 23:10:02

Blankillow an all-in-one blanket and pillow by Detroit-based Augustine Innovations Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 It is designed as a soft poncho-style blanket with a cushy memory foam filled pillow – an all-in-one product perfect for traveling. Founders of Augustine Innovations are launching their product Blankillow on Kickstarter on October 22, 2014. “The idea was not born from anything revolutionary,” said Arabo. “I got so tired of my throw blankets making a mess...

2014-10-15 12:30:59

Blue Cross' contribution to help those in need surpasses $10 million with announcement of 2014 "Strengthening the Safety Net" grant recipients DETROIT, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 10(th) year in a row, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is helping to fund more than 50 free medical clinics across Michigan to help the uninsured get the care they need. In 2014, with the distribution of 53 "Strengthening the Safety Net" grants, Blue Cross will have provided more than $10...

2014-10-15 08:31:44

Health Services Company Latest in Flood of Businesses Opening New Offices in Detroit's Urban Core DETROIT, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Molina Healthcare, Inc. announced today that the company will establish a new office in downtown Detroit this fall that will house up to 125 Molina employees. The new 30,000 square foot office will be located inside the six-story building located at 615 W. Lafayette Boulevard. The building, owned by Bedrock Real Estate Services, is currently known...

2014-10-14 16:25:59

Supports breast cancer research at Karmanos Cancer Institute; promotes breast health awareness DETROIT, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to raising breast health awareness that benefits our community, the Detroit Tigers hit it out of the ballpark. That's exactly what happened Sept. 12 when the Detroit Tigers and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute teamed up for the third annual Pink Out the Park at Comerica Park. In addition to raising awareness of breast...


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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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'.