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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

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

2014-06-17 16:24:03

Tickets Go On Sale June 26 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft has partnered with General Mills to provide a community concert

2014-06-10 12:23:21

Grand Rapids, Muskegon to join Detroit, Traverse City DETROIT, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DTE Energy Foundation announced today it will expand its support for its "Greening,"

2014-05-28 12:27:15

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 39th consecutive year, the Judy Garland Museum

2014-05-22 16:23:50

Retailer's youngest shoppers co-star with iconic penny pony GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Midwest retailer Meijer announced the debut of a new commercial

2014-05-07 08:39:46

Comprehensive directory helps wine enthusiasts discover new wineries and share recommendations with others. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-04-28 12:27:41

Golf Tournament Volunteer Registration Now Open GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A large summer event for Grand Rapids is rapidly approaching, and your help

2014-04-28 12:23:32

Environmental efficiencies help cities avoid 905,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions, the equivalent of removing 150,000 cars from the roads CHICAGO, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-04-28 12:22:37

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mill Steel Co., a flat rolled steel service center company headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, announced today the purchase, opening

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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...

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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Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.