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2013-09-05 12:21:16

Toyota Invests $28M in Ann Arbor Powertrain R&D Expansion ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Technical Center (TTC), a division of Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, N.A.(TEMA), announced an investment of more than $28M to expand its powertrain operations at two facilities in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The new growth will support powertrain development capability, specifically in the areas of design, evaluation and calibration on new engine and...

2013-09-04 08:36:40

Robert Half Technology Survey Shows IT Hiring Projections MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten percent of Detroit-area technology executives recently surveyed expect to expand their IT teams in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the just-released Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report. This compares to 11 percent in the previous quarter. In addition, 64 percent plan to hire only for open IT roles in the upcoming quarter, 20 percent...

2013-09-03 23:03:58

Project offers free medical, dental, legal services to Brightmoor residents. Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 In a show of regional cooperation, a suburban-based health system, two legal services agencies, a federally-qualified health provider, a medical school and a law school are joining together to help residents of one of Detroit’s poorest and most medically underserved neighborhoods. The Brightmoor Health Outreach Collaborative was launched this week with a four-day health...

2013-09-03 08:21:03

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Sept. 10, Lyle Watters, CFO and vice president of finance, Ford of Europe, will participate in the MainFirst Frankfurt Auto Investor & Analyst Conference. The presentation will begin at 5:20 a.m. EDT (11:20 a.m. Frankfurt time) and will last for approximately 45 minutes. A listen-only audio webcast and presentation materials will be available on the Internet at www.shareholder.ford.com. About Ford Motor CompanyFord...

2013-08-29 23:01:15

The Ford Motor Company Fund grants $120,000 to the SME Education Foundation to encourage engineering students to pursue their post-high school dreams. DEARBORN, Mich. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 It has been said that students who are inspired are happier individuals who perform better than those confined to an environment that lacks consistent and progressive encouragement. The Ford Motor Company Fund recognizes the importance of motivating our future workforce and continues to encourage...

2013-08-29 20:20:22

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FCE Bank, a European subsidiary of Ford Motor Credit Company, has published its Interim Report and Financial Statements for the half year ended June 30, 2013. The interim report is available at http://www.fcebank.com. About FCE Bank FCE Bank plc is a United Kingdom-registered bank that provides automotive financial services to Ford dealers and customers in Europe. FCE is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Credit Company LLC, a...

2013-08-29 16:25:11

Project offers free medical, dental, legal services to Brightmoor residents DETROIT, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a show of regional cooperation, a suburban-based health system, two legal services agencies, a federally-qualified health provider, a medical school and a law school are joining together to help residents of one of Detroit's poorest and most medically underserved neighborhoods. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130829/DE71744 ) The Brightmoor Health Outreach...

2013-08-29 08:20:56

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Electronics, a leading supplier of vehicle cockpit electronics, has appointed Pratap Simha director of global software engineering, based at its software development center in Chennai, India. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20001201/DEF008LOGO ) Building on Visteon Electronics' strategy to enhance the in-vehicle user experience through software-driven features and functions, Simha is responsible for...

2013-08-28 23:29:28

These meetings are designed to assist people with lupus and their family and friends to get connected with one another. (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 The Michigan Lupus Foundation will be holding a lupus Support Group meeting in Grand Rapids on September 16th. Meeting Details: Monday, September 16th 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Location: Hope Lodge 129 Jefferson Avenue SE Room 201 (Second Floor Conference Room) Grand Rapids, MI 49503 These meetings are designed to assist people with lupus and their family...

2013-08-28 16:20:14

Successful New Bike-n-Ride Service Features Bicycle Livery Via Bus TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest lower Michigan's Bay Area Transportation Authority (BATA)'s new Bike-n-Ride program is one of few such programs in the U.S. and the first in Michigan. The service encourages groups of recreational riders to pedal 17 miles on the paved Leelanau Trail between Traverse City and Suttons Bay and return on one of two retrofitted school buses with capacity for 11...


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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