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2015-01-13 16:26:24

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2015-01-13 16:24:51

DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup Detroit today announced that Lance Miller has been named Chief Technology Officer.

2015-01-13 16:23:48

Channel to Feature Extreme Sports from Latin America, Including Skateboarding, BMX Biking, Motocross and Snowboarding DALLAS, Jan.

2015-01-13 16:21:45

Jack Jones retires as Boeing South Carolina leader, succeeded by Beverly Wyse SEATTLE, Jan.

2015-01-13 16:21:08

Awards honor innovators and heroes who are pioneering the use of steel in their work DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping first responders gain access to victims faster.

2015-01-13 16:20:36

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Immediately following a rally on the Capitol steps with Democratic Leadership in the U.S.

2015-01-13 12:31:22

Coast-to-coast property loss reporting platform is now available through community pages in all 50 states and most cities. BOSTON and PORTLAND, Ore., Jan.

2015-01-13 12:29:52

First report reveals 63% of Walmart's products are the exact same price as Amazon's NEW YORK, Jan.

2015-01-13 12:25:35

Over 1,000 U.S.-based Companies Compete for Placement on Annual Rankings PRINCETON, N.J., Jan.

2015-01-13 12:25:23

Special Report Reveals Organizations Successfully Embracing Corporate Inclusion Across Four Key Areas: Board of Directors, Employee Base, Senior Management and Supplier Diversity NEW


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2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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