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Dedicated to preserving history, eco-friendly products and infusing its office space with creative furniture, the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C., recently opted for handcrafted office furniture.
LIVONIA, Mich., Dec.
U.S.-based Automaker's New Name Aligns With Global Parent AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec.
Volkswagen Golf GTI and GMC Canyon signal a strong year for design, performance and value DETROIT, Dec.
Thefts are Down 69 Percent from Their Peak DES PLAINES, Ill., Dec.
Many parents doubt their older teens are ready to manage their own health care, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec.
New industry standard addresses removal of 15 additional contaminants from drinking water ADA, Mich., Dec.
- Spelman College in Atlanta takes home top prize in Ford's 2014 Historically Black Colleges & Universities Community Challenge with its plan for showing families in the West End community where it
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec.
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 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 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 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 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...
- In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.