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2014-09-16 16:22:38

Summary of Benefits: WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it has completed its acquisition of Severstal North America's integrated steelmaking assets located in Dearborn, Michigan. The transaction also included a cokemaking facility and interests in three joint ventures that process flat-rolled steel products. AK Steel said that it paid $707 million in cash for the acquisition, which includes $314 million for working...

2014-09-16 12:34:58

Greatland combines Winfiler, speedEfiler.com and FileTaxes.com to create single comprehensive solution for range of users GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greatland, one of the country's leading providers of W-2 and 1099 products for business, announced today that it has launched Yearli, a comprehensive new W-2 and 1099 reporting software and online filing platform. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146402 Yearli was created entirely by Greatland to be a complete...

2014-09-16 12:34:41

Offers new and enhanced capabilities for faster, more accurate and efficient simulation-driven design TROY, Mich., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair today announced a new release of HyperWorks®, the most comprehensive version to date of its computer-aided engineering (CAE) software platform, which has set the global standard for enabling its users to create more durable and efficient products. HyperWorks 13.0 increases engineering productivity in four distinct areas: -- Performance...

2014-09-16 12:23:50

JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy has reached agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that resolves alleged past violations of New Source Review and opacity provisions of the Clean Air Act. The agreement does not include any admission of wrongdoing on the part of the company. Consumers Energy is one of many U.S. energy providers, including numerous Midwest utilities, whose routine maintenance, repair and...

2014-09-16 08:22:17

New capabilities enable enterprises running Hyperion, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft and Oracle E-Business Suite to best leverage cloud hosting and third-party disaster recovery services SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprises running Oracle ERP systems can now take advantage of cloud-based infrastructure built for rapid deployment and disaster recovery, from Secure-24 (www.secure-24.com), a leading provider of managed services, IT outsourcing and cloud computing. The...

2014-09-15 23:10:23

Michigan app took one week to get proximity aware, in time for first game of the season. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 There is only one Big House and when it comes to college stadiums, it’s America's largest. The University of Michigan Athletic department is always looking to improve the experience for the 100,000+ loyal fans who attend each of its games. At the start of the season, Michigan decided to expand the proximity technology in its mobile application in order to...

2014-09-15 23:06:17

On September 1, 2014, Tegrit, a leading IT consulting firm in the Detroit area, announced the appointment of a new executive leadership team. The new officers are company and industry veterans prepared to initiate an aggressive growth plan for the company. Livonia, Michigan (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Timothy McClure was named CEO. Tim is a veteran IT executive in the Detroit area with over 20 years’ experience growing small IT consulting companies into large stable enterprises. “We...

2014-09-15 20:21:17

Family Fun at Midland County Fairgrounds MIDLAND, Mich., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Be in the grandstands at the Midland County Fairgrounds when the region's finest slingshots, catapults and trebuchets chuck their pumpkins across the sky! "Pumpkin Chuckin'" takes place Saturday, October 18, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Midland County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children, and a Family 4-Pack is available for $27. All include fun activities for all...

2014-09-15 16:31:05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineered Protection Systems (EPS) has appointed security industry veteran, Cory Zemaitis, as Residential Sales Manager. Zemaitis will be responsible for leading the top regional security company's Mich.-based team of in-home sales professionals. He reports directly to Russell Cross, Director of Sales at EPS. Zemaitis brings more than eight years of security industry experience to EPS after serving in both sales and management...

2014-09-15 16:27:14

ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gray Television, Inc. ("Gray" or "we" or "our") (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) announced today that it has closed on its previously announced acquisition of WJRT-TV and WTVG-TV from affiliates of SJL Holdings, LLC ("SJL"). WJRT-TV and WTVG-TV are ABC-affiliated television stations serving the Flint-Saginaw-Bay City, Michigan and Toledo, Ohio television markets, respectively. In addition, WTVG-TV recently acquired the local CW channel. Nielsen ranks...


Latest Michigan Reference Libraries

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Cartercar 1912
2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

Ottawa National Forest
2013-12-24 11:52:01

Ottawa National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the upper peninsula of Michigan. This forest holds 993,010 acres and encompasses many counties including Iron, Ontonagon, Marquette, and Baraga counties. The area was once inhabited by the Ojibwa people, who were known for gathering beaver pelts and trading or selling them with traders from Canada and eastern areas of the United States. When the fur trade declined, this forest and many others were sold in the Treaty...

Huron-Manistee National Forests
2013-11-01 12:56:11

Huron-Manistee National Forests are two national forests located in the lower peninsula of Michigan. The forests were combined in 1945 and hold 978,906 acres of public lands, wetlands, and other lands and waters. Huron National Forest, established in 1909, and Manistee National Forest, established in 1938, are not connected, but they had to be combined due to administrative issues. The Huron area is prone to fires, because of the large numbers of the highly flammable Jack Pine tree. The...

Isle Royale National Park
2013-04-18 00:37:38

Isle Royal National Park is located in the state of Michigan in the United States. The park contains 571,790 acres of land and water. Its mains feature is Isle Royale, the largest island in Lake Superior that stretches over forty-five miles. The park also contains four hundred smaller islands and the water that connects them. The park was established in 1940, designated as a Wilderness Area in 1976, and designated as an International Biosphere Reserve in 1980. Isle Royal once hosted a...

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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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