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2014-06-19 23:13:33

TEDx Traverse City went from broadcasting to a single remote site in 2013, to five remote sites in 2014. Holt, MI (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 The IncodeX One™ from LEIGHTRONIX provided a live, Point-to-Multipoint broadcast to five remote locations at TEDx Traverse City (TEDxTVC) on May 14, 2014. The live event was hosted at the Milliken Auditorium in the Dennos Museum of Northwestern Michigan College (NMC). NMC combined efforts with the Land Information Access Association (LIAA) to provide...

2012-07-25 23:01:08

The Board of Directors of Tellurex Corporation, makers of the off-grid power generators tPOD1 and tPOD5, gathered to elect new leadership. The move is described by Clyde McKenzie, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, as an integral step forward in its continued development of thermoelectric thermal management and power generation products and engineered solutions. Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 Tellurex Corporation of Traverse City, Michigan announced on July 19th, 2012 that its...

2009-02-09 11:09:06

An archaeologist says it remains a mystery how a circle of stones initially arrived at the floor of Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay. Underwater archeologist Mark Holley said while he first discovered the underwater stones in 2007, no one has been able to prove whether the rocks were placed there by nature or by mankind, the Chicago Tribune reported Sunday. The first thing I said when I came out of the water was, 'Oh no, I wish we wouldn't have found this,' Holley said of his discovery. This is...

2008-09-01 21:00:05

n Traverse City, Mich. There's no telling what might turn up in Lake Michigan. Rich Fasi of Traverse City says he found a dead 2-foot shark in the water while fishing on West Grand Traverse Bay on Wednesday. The saltwater fish was a juvenile blacktip shark, George Burgess, director of the Florida Program For Shark Research at the University of Florida, told the Traverse City Record-Eagle. Mark Tonello, a fisheries biologist from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, said...

2008-08-29 18:00:28

By JOHN FLESHER TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - They make movies that deal with unpleasant topics such as war and racism, yet are entertaining and even humorous. They're passionate, mischievously creative, politically liberal. Does this sound like "Michael Moore The Next Generation"? If so, there's a good reason. These filmmakers once worked with Moore on pictures such as "Roger & Me" and "Fahrenheit 9/11." Now they're turning out documentaries of their own. "Michael's body of work has...

2008-08-04 00:00:14

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Michigan's cherry capital welcomed pop royalty.Madonna appeared Saturday night at the Traverse City Film Festival, which was founded by Michael Moore and takes place in a fruit-growing region of their native Michigan.She introduced her documentary, "I Am Because We Are," before a screening. The movie deals with the orphans of Malawi, the African nation where she and husband Guy Ritchie adopted a son.She did not make any other appearances. (c) 2008 Telegraph -...

2008-08-03 12:00:02

Madonna arrived in the resort town of Traverse City, Mich., Saturday as one of the headliners of a film festival founded by fellow Michigan native Michael Moore. Hundreds of fans cheered from behind barricades as Madonna, wearing a black dress, high heels and sunglasses, stepped out of a black sport utility vehicle that pulled up in front of the State Theatre downtown. She hugged a waiting Moore, who sported an orange baseball cap, and posed for photos with him. "Welcome home, Madonna!"...

2008-08-03 03:00:02

The Traverse City Film Festival in rural Michigan got some major Hollywood glitz Saturday when Madonna showed her documentary about Malawi orphans. In addition to showing I Am Because We Are, Madonna, a native of Michigan, held a question and answer session with the audience, The Detroit Free Press reported. The news media were barred from the session. The film festival in Traverse City was founded by Michael Moore, the Flint, Mich., native known for documentaries like Roger and Me and...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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