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2014-07-02 23:03:43

Michigan Governor Snyder urged to exercise full authority over Enbridge Pipeline No. 5 under public lands easement agreement and Great Lakes Submerged Land Act Traverse City Michigan (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Traverse City – Seventeen conservation, water and environmental groups and the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians today sent a letter to Michigan Governor Rick Snyder urging greater state action to regulate Enbridge Pipeline No. 5. The 61 year-old pipeline transports nearly 23...

2013-04-24 16:11:48

Symposium at Experimental Biology 2013 will focus on William Beaumont, 1800s military physician and scientist A fur trader who suffered an accidental gunshot wound in 1822 and the physician who saw this unfortunate incidence as an opportunity for research are key to much of our early knowledge about the workings of the digestive system, say speakers of an upcoming symposium. These speakers–Jay Dean, Ph.D., of the University of South Florida, Richard Rogers, Ph.D., of Pennington...

2011-03-30 10:00:00

ST. LOUIS, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Enjoy one of America's favorite pastimes at Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals, when you stay at the Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel. The downtown St. Louis hotel is located less than one mile from the stadium and is easily accessible by Metro Transit public transportation systems. The Cardinals' season starts Opening Day on March 31 with first pitch at 3:15 p.m. against the San Diego Padres. The season lasts through the end of...

2010-10-20 17:27:00

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bayview Yacht Club Board of Governors personally appeared before the Mackinac Island City Council today to voice opposition to plans for consolidated ferry service that could put the club's yacht race to the island in jeopardy. "This is an economic issue that we believe adversely impacts Bayview and tourism in Michigan," said Bayview Commodore Bruce J. Burton. "We are really surprised that this is even under consideration and we have had...

2010-07-31 11:27:00

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mackinac Island has been known as a gathering place for centuries and musicians from across the country will gather August 17-19, 2010 for the Mackinac Island Music Festival. Presented by the Grey Goose-the World's Best Tasting Vodka, Classic Rock THE BEAR and Great Turtle Festivals, performances abound around the car-less Island's quaint pubs, historic theatres and includes a tribute to the mega concert Festival Express. Veteran...

2010-07-21 12:49:00

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 4.4 million visits were made by people tracking the 2010 Pure Michigan Bayview Mackinac Race sailboats via the worldwide web setting an all-time high for the race, it was announced Wednesday. "We set a record last year with nearly 1 million page views," said George Zimmermann, Vice President of the "Pure Michigan" campaign that is the race's title sponsor. "This year's level of activity just blows that away, it is truly astounding...

2010-07-17 16:51:00

PORT HURON, Mich., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A total of 206 sailboats in 20 classes raced in the 2010 Pure Michigan Bayview Mackinac Race that started under blue skies and a light 12 knot breeze and ended with a rainstorm and 20-knot gusts on Saturday in Lake Huron. A storm swept in with rain and 20-knot winds for the last two starts of the largest boats around 1:40 p.m. The 80-foot Hong Kong-registered "Beau Geste" took the start with a two-boat length lead over the 86-foot Windquest of...

2010-06-22 16:35:00

DETROIT, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit's Bayview Yacht Club, one of the most storied and historical sailing clubs in the world, announced today that Travel Michigan, a division of Michigan Economic Development Corporation, has come aboard again as the 2010 title sponsor for its annual Port Huron to Mackinac regatta. The official name of this year's race is "The Pure Michigan Bayview Mackinac Race" and the regatta starts on Saturday, July 17, 2010. This year will mark 86 consecutive...


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