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2013-09-27 12:20:28

Rev. Jesse Jackson Challenges the Automotive Industry to Even the Playing Field at Conference on October 2, 2013 DETROIT, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rainbow PUSH Automotive Project, an initiative of the Citizenship Education Fund (CEF), will host its 14(th) Annual Rainbow PUSH/CEF Global Automotive Summit welcoming automotive executives, suppliers, dealers and advertising agencies to continue the dialogue of inclusion with African American companies and auto...

2013-09-27 08:21:57

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy has named Kalamazoo College its "Green Generation Customer of the Year" in recognition of the College's overall sustainability effort and its voluntary participation in this renewable energy program. The 1,450-student liberal arts and sciences college located midway between Detroit and Chicago purchases 720,000 kilowatt-hours (KWh) of renewable energy annually from Consumers Energy, enough to supply 8 percent of the...

2013-09-27 08:20:12

- United Way Campaign Chair and Ford Motor Company COO Mark Fields and United Way President and CEO Michael J. Brennan lead torch-lighting ceremony at Hart Plaza - $40 million goal established to enable United Way to expand its work on Education, Basic Needs and Financial Stability - Torch is a long-standing United Way symbol for the organization's annual giving campaign DETROIT, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields, who...

2013-09-26 08:24:39

Launch Party Set for Legendary Detroit Bar DETROIT, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers of a new Detroit Press Club plan to host the club's first event Oct. 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Anchor Bar, 450 W. Fort St., Detroit. Journalists and those who work in related areas of the media are invited to stop by to meet the organizers and learn more about the benefits of membership in the new Detroit Press Club. Guests at the event will hear about the two membership categories,...

2013-09-25 23:02:34

October 24 event to feature Lt. Governor Calley, Blair Levin, and others Lansing, MI (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Register for the Conference Connect Michigan’s 2013 Michigan Broadband Conference will include state and national leaders such as Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley and Blair Levin, Aspen Institute Fellow and chief architect of the National Broadband Plan. The event is being held on October 24, 2013, at the Kellogg Center, Michigan State University in East Lansing....

2013-09-25 12:21:17

DETROIT, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Fields, United Way for Southeastern Michigan's campaign chairman and Ford Motor Company's chief operating officer, will light the United Way torch in Hart Plaza to kick off the fall 2013 Community Giving campaign, titled "Invest in Our Kids." The campaign theme "Invest in Our Kids" celebrates iconic Detroiters who have contributed positively to greater Detroit by bringing hope, solutions and accomplishments to the community....

2013-09-20 12:22:26

LANSING, Mich., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Michigan Association of Counties (M.A.C.) was honored with two awards on September 18(th) at the 12(th) Annual Diamond Awards hosted by the Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE), winning the Diamond Award in the category of E-Newsletter for their M.A.C. Service Corporation publication, and a Gold Honorable Mention award in the same category for their M.A.C. publication. Both awards were accepted during the...

2013-09-20 08:21:32

DETROIT, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy was recognized by Hispanic Network Magazine as a 2013 Best of the Best company for its supplier diversity program. This is the seventh award DTE Energy has received this year for its commitment to diversity. "DTE Energy is honored to be considered a Best of the Best company by Hispanic Network Magazine," said Tony Tomczak, DTE Energy director of supply chain management. "I believe our supplier diversity program is being...

2013-09-19 08:26:18

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau reported today that the Detroit metro area's median household income and poverty rate were not statistically different from the year before, while the uninsured rate decreased. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130919/DC82667-INFO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) According to the 2012 American Community Survey, the median household income in the Detroit metro area was...

2013-09-19 08:23:14

CO3 Brings Its World Class Color to Detroit DETROIT, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Company 3, a member of the Deluxe Creative Services Group, joins sister companies, Beast and Method, with the opening of an office in Detroit, Michigan. Company 3 provides high-end post production services, including color correction, custom workflows and on location services to feature film, commercial, music video and television clients. Detroit is the sixth location, along with Los Angeles, New...


Latest Geography of Michigan Reference Libraries

Ottawa National Forest
2013-12-24 11:52:01

Ottawa National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the upper peninsula of Michigan. This forest holds 993,010 acres and encompasses many counties including Iron, Ontonagon, Marquette, and Baraga counties. The area was once inhabited by the Ojibwa people, who were known for gathering beaver pelts and trading or selling them with traders from Canada and eastern areas of the United States. When the fur trade declined, this forest and many others were sold in the Treaty...

Huron-Manistee National Forests
2013-11-01 12:56:11

Huron-Manistee National Forests are two national forests located in the lower peninsula of Michigan. The forests were combined in 1945 and hold 978,906 acres of public lands, wetlands, and other lands and waters. Huron National Forest, established in 1909, and Manistee National Forest, established in 1938, are not connected, but they had to be combined due to administrative issues. The Huron area is prone to fires, because of the large numbers of the highly flammable Jack Pine tree. The...

Isle Royale National Park
2013-04-18 00:37:38

Isle Royal National Park is located in the state of Michigan in the United States. The park contains 571,790 acres of land and water. Its mains feature is Isle Royale, the largest island in Lake Superior that stretches over forty-five miles. The park also contains four hundred smaller islands and the water that connects them. The park was established in 1940, designated as a Wilderness Area in 1976, and designated as an International Biosphere Reserve in 1980. Isle Royal once hosted a...

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2009-01-17 20:55:40

The Grayling (Thymallus thymallus) is a species of freshwater fish belonging to the salmon family Salmonidae. It is native to the Palearctic ecozone (belonging or pertaining to a geographical division comprising Europe, Africa north of the tropic of Cancer, the northern part of the Arabian Peninsula, and Asia north of the Himalayas), and is widespread throughout northern Europe, from the United Kingdom and France to the Ural Mountains in Russia. It was introduced to Morocco in 1948, however...

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2005-06-14 11:52:08

The Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) is a species of freshwater fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) of order Salmoniformes. It comprises five subspecies, including the Arctic grayling proper (T. arcticus arcticus). It is native to the Nearctic (one of the eight terrestrial ecozones dividing the Earth's land surface) and Palearctic ecozones, T. arcticus arcticus being widespread throughout the Arctic and Pacific drainages in Canada, Alaska, and Siberia, as well as the upper...

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