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2014-10-20 12:35:41

Trojan(TM) Brand Condoms' recent study finds only 41 percent of college aged adults report always using a condom EWING, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oregon State University tops the Trojan(TM) Sexual Health Report Card for the first time in the history of the rankings, making an unprecedented jump from No. 26 to the No. 1 spot in the 2014 rankings. The 9(th) annual study sponsored by the makers of Trojan(TM) Brand Condoms and conducted by Sperling's BestPlaces, calls attention to the...

2014-10-20 08:40:19

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing effort to increase public safety and improve service to constituents, the Lenawee County Prosecutor's office in Adrian, Mich., has implemented an end-to-end electronic prosecution solution to streamline processes and expedite justice. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111201/CL15807LOGO In June, the county deployed the JusticeTech Prosecution Solution from Southfield, Mich.-based ImageSoft. JusticeTech will...

2014-10-20 08:22:59

Gov. Snyder Declares Oct. 20-26 Carbon Monoxide Safety and Awareness Week JACKSON, Mich., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As leaves change color and cooler fall temperatures signal the start-up of furnaces across Michigan, Consumers Energy urges residents to protect themselves against carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. The toxic gas is colorless, odorless and tasteless, and can be produced when home appliances aren't operating or venting properly. Gov. Rick Snyder has declared Oct. 20...

2014-10-19 23:02:20

The lead attorney at the Law Offices of Gary Bloom comments on a news article about Allstate Insurance Company’s efforts to educate teen drivers about the dangers of texting while driving. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Commenting on a CBS Detroit report about efforts to educate young drivers about the dangers of texting and driving, including the use of a driving simulator, Detroit car accident lawyer Gary Bloom said today it’s imperative for teen drivers to establish safe...

2014-10-17 16:21:04

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About 230 Visteon Corporation employees participated in a 5K run/walk at the company's corporate offices and innovation center in Van Buren Township on Oct. 16 - raising nearly $17,000 for the Walt Breast Cancer Indigent Clinical Care Fund at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20001201/DEF008LOGO Employees donated to enter the "Striding to End Breast Cancer" run/walk and...

2014-10-16 23:05:33

Partnering with the greater Toledo Senior Independence office, Evangelical Homes of Michigan provides home health services to three counties in southern Michigan: Hillsdale, Lenawee, and Monroe – all of which border the Toledo market in Ohio. The joint venture began providing services on October 6. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Senior Independence (SI) has recently announced a joint-venture with the Evangelical Homes of Michigan (EHM), a premier provider of senior living...

2014-10-16 16:23:39

NOVI, Mich., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today announced that it will release consolidated financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014 before the market opens on October 30, 2014. In addition, ITC will conduct a webcast and conference call at 11 a.m. Eastern on October 30, 2014. Joseph L. Welch, chairman, president and CEO, and Rejji P. Hayes, senior vice president, CFO and treasurer, will discuss the financial results....

2014-10-16 12:27:18

DETROIT, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former University of Michigan head football coach Lloyd Carr, former Michigan State University head football coach George Perles and various alumni players will gather to celebrate "maize" and "green" football and mentoring at the Coaches for Kids Maize 'N' Green Tailgate benefitting VIP Mentoring at Ford Field in Detroit on Thursday, October 23, 2014 beginning at 5:30pm. Detroit Sports 105.1's Ryan and Rico will lead a special "maize" and...

2014-10-16 12:21:10

Material's extreme wear properties ideal for downsized engines PLYMOUTH, Mich., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies' (Freudenberg-NOK) diverse portfolio of customers and products has allowed it to cross-fertilize industries by developing a new automotive use from traditional aerospace materials. The company now provides high temperature alloy (HTA) metal materials, originally developed and used by the aerospace industry, for use in its automotive...

2014-10-16 08:31:34

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tetra Discovery Partners ("Tetra"), a drug discovery company developing a portfolio of innovative drugs for psychiatric, neurological and inflammatory diseases, today announced additional private financing. The company has received additional financing from previous seed investor Grand Angels, as well as an investment by Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation (JJDC). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140409/DE00036LOGO Tetra...


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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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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