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2014-01-22 16:28:48

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on February 17, 2014 to shareholders of record on February 3, 2014. Auburn Hills, Michigan-based BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a technology leader in highly engineered components and systems for powertrain applications worldwide. Operating manufacturing and technical facilities in 56...

2014-01-21 12:23:47

DETROIT, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DTE Energy announced it is donating a total of $5 million to The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) and the Michigan Community Action Agency Association (MCAAA), in an effort to help vulnerable Michigan families stay warm this winter. The contribution is DTE shareholders' response to the recent record-setting frigid temperatures. "We want to ensure our most vulnerable low-income customers have timely access to the assistance they require,"...

2014-01-20 23:01:13

Regional Foods Complement Local Wines Offering a Delicious Tour along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail’s annual celebration of wine, love and chocolate is set for February 8 and 9, 2014. Taste the Passion gives attendees an opportunity to sample the region’s wines paired with local food while enjoying a festive wine tour. Tickets are $35 for the weekend event, and lodging packages are available from...

2014-01-16 23:23:31

Metro-Detroit Foot Surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Young, is now affiliated with the Beaumont Hospitals, and his reputable foot care can be attained through the Beaumont Health System. Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Metro-Detroit Foot Surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Young, is now affiliated with the Beaumont Healthcare System, and his reputable foot care can be attained through Beaumont Hospitals. Dr. Lawrence Young is a foot doctor and foot surgeon serving the entire Metro-Detroit area, and has...

2014-01-15 23:02:48

The lawsuit alleges that Care Providers WB, LLC and LL Ten, LLC, franchisees of CareMinders Home Care, violated Michigan state overtime laws Lansing, MI (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 On January 14, 2014, two domestic service employees who provide companionship services filed a proposed class action lawsuit in Michigan state court seeking overtime compensation. The lawsuit alleges that Care Providers WB, LLC and LL Ten, LLC, franchisees of CareMinders Home Care, violated Michigan state...

2014-01-15 00:20:14

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- More than 20 Michigan small businesses are awarded contracts with Ford and its Tier 1 suppliers -- 2013 Pure Michigan Business Connect Ford Matchmaking Summit opened the door to additional procurement opportunities that may not have been previously available to Michigan suppliers -- Ford has successful history of bringing together suppliers and small businesses, especially minority-, women- and...

2014-01-14 08:33:25

Unaddressed Issue Would Cause 10% Job Loss, Repeat Of 2008 Global Recession DETROIT, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A report on Detroit's bankruptcy has discovered an unaddressed issue that would devastate the American and global economy if not immediately addressed. The report states that situation is so dire that a foreign cabinet minister and Prime Minister have expressed their full acceptance of the report's conclusions, and that only President Obama has the power to...

2014-01-14 08:25:29

MIDLAND, Mich., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Midland Center for the Arts presents its 6th Annual Summer Camp Kick Off on Saturday, March 15, 2014, from noon to 3 p.m. This event is a terrific "one-stop" shop to help parents streamline their summer camp planning for their children, and is free and open to the public. The focus of SCKO is to raise awareness of summer camps, and is open to all types of summer camps: day, overnight, dance, sports, art, etc. Exhibitors are...

2014-01-13 08:20:29

DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Automotive News, the premier source of auto industry news and information, will open its website for one week beginning January 13, to give anyone an insider's look at news impacting the industry. The timing of this "online open house" is especially valuable, as it coincides with the press preview days of one of the industry's most important global events, the 2014 North American International Auto Show. During Automotive News' Free Online...

2014-01-09 16:21:54

DETROIT, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) has named Faye Alexander Nelson to the position of president of the DTE Energy Foundation and vice president public affairs, effective Feb. 17. Nelson currently serves as president and CEO of the non-profit Detroit Riverfront Conservancy. In this newly created role, she will lead the DTE Energy Foundation, DTE Energy and its employees in partnerships in areas that include education, energy, the environment and broad-based...


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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