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2014-07-23 12:20:52

Consumers Can Win Year's Worth of Free Fuel GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six local CITGO Marketers in Michigan and CITGO Petroleum Corporation have teamed up for the Good Stuff Giveaway promotion to reward loyal customers in the Grand Rapids and Benton Harbor areas. From July 15 through August 26, customers can visit their local participating CITGO station to retrieve the promotional code to be entered for a chance to win a $100 CITGO Gift Card and a grand prize...

2014-07-17 08:23:58

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnetation LLC (Magnetation) announced today that it has successfully completed a $100 million senior secured notes tack-on offering. The proceeds from the offering will be used to complete its iron ore expansion projects ahead of schedule and finance the increased production capacity of its new iron ore concentrate plant. "We are very pleased with the execution on these projects by our Magnetation team members as well as our...

2014-07-15 16:20:35

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fumihiro "Clint" Ohno, who previously held the General Manager position at Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Engine Division, is returning to that post as Senior Vice President to replace Naoto "Nate" Kobayashi, a company veteran of nearly 30 years, who will take a public relations role in the Motorcycle & Engine Company planning division of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. Following his prior stint as the Engine Division GM, Ohno...

2014-07-15 04:22:26

Host City Emerging as Center for Scientific Excellence GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- More than 800 researchers from over 36 countries are expected to attend the 47(th )annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) in Grand Rapids. This is the largest annual international meeting in the field of reproductive biology. The conference, held July 19-23 at Devos Place Convention Center, is dedicated to advancing the knowledge of the...

2014-07-14 23:09:35

Greater Grand Rapids Struck by Violent Storm on the Night of July 6th Farmington Hills, MI (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Storage Pros Management LLC (http://www.TheStoragePros.com) announced today an offer of 45 days of free storage at any of its 10 Grand Rapids-area storage facilities for victims of the recent Tornado that struck the area on the night of July 6th. Storage Pros’ VP of Operations Peter Spickenagel commented that Storage Pros “is reaching out to the community in which we have...

2014-07-09 23:09:05

New Living Wall at The Rapid Central Station Restores Green Space Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 People waiting to catch a ride at Rapid Central Station will now enjoy one of the area’s largest outdoor living walls. The 500 square foot planted wall was completed last week by a joint effort between LiveWall LLC and Summit Landscape Management of Grand Rapids. The green wall took approximately four days to install and plant with a selection of colorful, cold-hardy...

2014-07-09 16:20:28

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gill Holding Company, Inc., a global supplier of engineered assemblies and modules for the automotive industry, is pleased to announce that industry veteran, J. Timothy Gargaro has joined the company as its Chief Financial Officer. "Tim brings a wealth of experience having participated in more than 30 capital market bank syndications, equity and bond offerings as well as two initial public offerings in the automotive industry" said...

2014-06-27 23:02:47

MyWay Mobile Storage of Grand Rapids to Sponsor 4th Annual Grand Rapids Triathlon Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The Fourth Annual Grand Rapids Triathlon was run on Sunday, June 9. MyWay Mobile Storage, the leading provider of moving and storage solutions, has been a proud sponsor of the Grand Rapids Triathlon, since the inaugural event in 2011. MyWay supplies units throughout the course that are used as aid stations. Their headquarters at 3696 Northridge Dr. Suite 20, Grand...

2014-06-26 20:21:47

Publisher recognized at 2014 ICRS trade show in Atlanta GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the International Christian Retail Show in Atlanta, Zondervan was recognized for publishing three best new products of the year. The 2014 Christian Retailing's Best Awards were presented Tuesday night (June 24) during Christian retail's largest trade show and meeting of the industry. The Zondervan titles who received Best Awards were as follows: -- Young Adult Fiction Category:...

2014-06-18 12:26:35

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnetation celebrated today the arrival of the first of six new unit trains being manufactured specifically to move iron ore concentrate to its pellet plant in Reynolds, Indiana. The concentrate will be loaded at its Jessie Load-Out terminal just east of Grand Rapids before departing for the state-of-the-art pellet plant currently in the final stages of construction in Indiana. To celebrate the shipment, Magnetation is hosting...


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2012-06-18 05:03:32

Symbol: CRAM4 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: CrataegusambitiosaSarg. distribution:USA(MI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

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2010-11-19 15:53:27

Roger Chaffee was an American aeronautical engineer, a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy and a NASA astronaut in the Apollo program. He was born Roger Bruce Chaffee on February 15, 1935 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he graduated from Central High School. In 1957 he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University. That same year, he married Martha Horn in Oklahoma City on August 24. They had two children, Sheryl Lyn and Stephen. Chaffee was a...

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call-note
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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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