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2014-01-07 16:25:14

Premium payment deadline also extended to January 31 for Blues individual coverage that became effective Jan. 1 DETROIT, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is extending the hours of its 11 walk-in centers statewide to provide customers with an additional way to get help with confirming their new health plan enrollment and premium amounts, making payments and related customer service questions. The extended hours run through Jan. 31, 2014, when centers will be open...

2011-06-15 11:22:00

Move is a prelude to the Stand Up for Democracy statewide ballot initiative restoring democracy and representative government at the local level and opposing emergency manager powers DETROIT, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan citizens from Detroit, Benton Harbor, Flint, Grand Rapids, Traverse City and Marquette are launching the Stand Up for Democracy statewide advertising campaign. The purpose of the ad campaign is to raise awareness and support for a ballot initiative...

2010-10-11 12:28:00

MARQUETTE, Mich., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc., a leader in innovative medical devices, announced today the company's plan to establish a manufacturing and distribution facility in Ireland. Pioneer has initiated discussions with the IDA (Ireland Development Authority) to evaluate potential sites with target opening in Q4 2011. The new facility will support Pioneer's continued growth in Europe by establishing a manufacturing facility within the EU. In...

2010-08-17 09:20:00

MARQUETTE, Mich., August 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The National "got milk?®" Milk Mustache Mobile Tour is crossing the country from March to September to help celebrate those special moments that families share around the dinner table and show moms that serving milk at dinnertime is an easy, and affordable, way to help make sure their families get the nutrition they need. Traveling to 75 cities nationwide, the "Milk the Moment" Tour features a variety of fun and educational...

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2010-06-26 07:30:14

A wooden steamship that sank in Lake Michigan over 112 years ago has been discovered off the Milwaukee-area shoreline, and divers say the vessel appears to have been perfectly preserved by the cold, fresh waters. Brendon Baillod, the president of the Wisconsin Underwater Archaeology Association, told the Associated press (AP) that finding the 300-foot-long L.R. Doty was important because it was the largest wooden ship that remained unaccounted for. "It's the biggest one I've been involved...

2009-07-10 13:30:00

MARQUETTE, Mich., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc., a leading innovator in the design and manufacture of spinal and orthopaedic implants and instruments, has named Thomas J. McLeer as its new Chief Marketing Officer & General Manager of Spinal Operations, effective June 1, 2009. Mr. McLeer, who had been Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Archus Orthopedics, will be in charge of managing and directing all of Pioneer's spinal operations, including marketing...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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