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2014-05-08 16:21:55

LANSING, Mich., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement by Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley in response to bipartisan action in the State House today to raise transportation investment by $450 million per year. "Today in Lansing an overwhelming majority of Democrats and Republicans in the State House worked together to pass a package of legislation to build better roads. We especially commend the...

2014-01-22 12:20:21

Solution Cuts Waiting Time for Consumers and Improves the Efficiency of Michigan Secretary of State Offices DETROIT, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QLess, the worldwide leader in line management solutions, today announced that it has been selected to provide a dynamic line management solution for Michigan Secretary of State Offices. QLess will be implemented initially at offices in Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids and Lansing, Mich. that handle auto and driver related issues, such as...

2010-01-19 12:09:00

DETROIT, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Press Conference to Announce Continuation of Courageous Persuaders Program in Michigan; Partnership with What: Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) President Bill Perkins, the Honorable Terri Lynn Land, Michigan Who: Secretary of State When: Thursday, January 21, 2010, 10:30 am...

2009-06-19 10:09:21

A majority of state offices in Michigan closed Friday in the first of six unpaid days off for state workers the governor's office said would save $22 million. State parks and prisons remain open for in business, as did the Mackinac Bridge, The Detroit News reported. But those trying to register boats and cars at state offices found the doors locked. This is a real pain in the neck, said Birmingham, Mich., resident Steve Chavez, who was trying to register a new boat. This is the only day of...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.