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2014-10-01 23:14:37

The Oliver Law Group P.C. Represents Individuals Who Contracted Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Infections at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, Allegedly Due to Contaminated Other-Sonic Ultrasound Transmission Gel Chicago IL (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 The Oliver Law Group P.C. announces that it has launched a new Other-Sonic Ultrasound Gel lawsuit web page to provide the public with information about the litigation surrounding the 2011 Pseudomonas aeruginosa / bacterial infection...

2014-10-01 23:12:09

Bob Seger presale tickets are now available in select markets, and popular discount ticket company QueenBeeTickets.com is offering a vast selection of discounted seats for the upcoming "Ride Out" tour featuring The Silver Bullet Band. Bob Seger concert tickets go on sale to the general population on Saturday, October 4, but many dedicated fans will opt to secure their seats from trusted secondary market providers before the public offering. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) October 01,...

2014-10-01 23:06:27

Wayne State University and Mainstay Capital Management are proud to announce the ENGAGE International Investment Education Symposium. Coming to Detroit’s newly renovated Cobo Center on March 26 and 27, ENGAGE 2015 will be the largest student investment conference in the world. Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Wayne State University and Mainstay Capital Management are proud to announce the ENGAGE International Investment Education Symposium. Coming to Detroit’s newly renovated...

2014-10-01 12:36:31

New report finds consumers are spending less this year, looking to Black Friday sales and digital shopping for deals ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cost and e-commerce are key this holiday shopping season, according to the CFI Group 2014 Holiday Retail Spending Report: Black Friday is Back. The annual report found shoppers are planning to spend less money and purchase gifts for fewer people than last year, while also maximizing their budgets through Black Friday and Cyber...

2014-10-01 12:31:30

University of Michigan Health System is coordinating center for 15th quality initiative DETROIT, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network have launched a collaboration among hospitals across the state to improve anesthesiology practices, reduce anesthesiology-related complications and improve patient outcomes. The University of Michigan Health System will serve as the coordinating center for this new anesthesia-focused Collaborative Quality...

2014-10-01 12:31:09

DETROIT, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI) and Wayne State University (WSU) have reaffirmed their commitment to promoting excellence in cancer research, education and clinical care with an affiliation agreement that enhances the dynamic partnership spanning more than 20 years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149546 The affiliation agreement strengthens the...

2014-10-01 12:29:16

Out-of-the-box concept supports emerging artists, inspires creativity and innovation in the workplace FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC today announced the 2014-2015 installation of its annual Experiencing Perspectives art exhibition, featuring artwork from the graduate students of Cranbrook Academy of Art. The installation is the company's largest to date, and represents a partnership between art, education and business that...

2014-10-01 12:28:24

Full of free resources and advice, the library is a great place to celebrate Family History Month ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- October is Family History Month and a great time to add to or begin researching a family tree. This increasingly popular hobby has been given a boost from the sheer volume of resources now available to find ancestors. Millions of pages of historical census data, military records, newspapers, birth and death records are accessible online and easily...

2014-10-01 12:26:30

TROY, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bianchi Public Relations, Inc. - a full service public relations agency - announced today it has promoted Jaclyn L. Bussert to senior account executive. The announcement was made by James A. Bianchi, firm president. In this role, Bussert will continue to support several of the firm's clients, including Cooper Standard, Johnson Controls, Inc. and Schaeffler Group. Bussert Joined Bianchi PR in 2011 as an intern, where she supported the account...

2014-10-01 12:23:31

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- P&M Corporate Finance (PMCF) is pleased to announce that it served as the exclusive financial advisor to C+N Packaging, Inc. (C+N), of Wyandanch, NY in its successful sale to publicly traded PSB Industries (EPA: PSB, PSB), of Annecy, France. PSB is an innovation-driven industrial group with leadership positions in packaging and specialty chemicals. The group reported consolidated revenues of EUR257 million in 2013 including over 60%...


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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin