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2014-07-22 08:40:05

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halberd Corporation (OTC Market: HALB) subsidiary Aspyre.com discusses the Company revenue sources. Jeffrey S. Stanislow states, "Aspyre.com will not only create value by attracting a large number of members because of its free basic video conferencing, it also has real sources of revenue. The company will generate revenues from its enterprise solutions and business relationships. Those revenue sources are: 1. Advertising revenue;...

2014-07-22 08:23:52

New program expands sources of renewable energy JACKSON, Mich., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is taking steps to diversify its energy supply and help the environment by selecting four Michigan farms to produce renewable energy with anaerobic digesters. "We are excited to move forward with this new program to develop dependable, renewable energy produced here in our state for the Michigan homes and businesses we serve," said Timothy Sparks, Consumers Energy's vice president of...

2014-07-22 08:22:12

CHARLOTTE, Mich., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) will announce its second quarter 2014 results prior to the market opening on Tuesday, August 5. The Company will also host a webcast of its conference call on the same day at 10 a.m. ET to discuss its financial results with analysts and institutional investors: What: Spartan Motors, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results When: Tuesday, August 5 at 10:00 a.m....

2014-07-21 16:25:45

SAVE Medicare Home Health Act provides critical relief to protect vulnerable seniors, healthcare providers, and jobs across Michigan's home health community JACKSON, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a coalition of the nation's leading innovators of home healthcare dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare - today applauded the introduction of Medicare reform legislation that would...

2014-07-21 12:26:50

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The abrupt layoffs of 300 employees of Lamar Construction without notice; and according to various news reports, without their last week of pay is a callous reminder of the disregard some contractors have for their work force. According to Ironworkers North Central States District Council President Colin Millard, "The Ironworkers union is working with solid contractors who have positions immediately available for these laid...

2014-07-21 12:25:29

Parents want questions answered by healthcare provider, but only 23 percent want recommendation, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most parents expect healthcare providers to answer their questions about circumcision, but they don't want a specific recommendation on the procedure, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. More than half of...

2014-07-21 12:22:45

Local CITGO Marketer Hosts Grand Opening Events to Celebrate New Stations GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer American Gas and Oil (AGO) and CITGO Petroleum Corporation are converting 19 locally owned gas stations across western Michigan to the CITGO brand. The conversion expands the company's network of CITGO locations to 27, with the newly branded stations featuring fresh service options for fuel and convenience store customers. CITGO, AGO and special...

2014-07-21 12:21:04

2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars, August 4-7 ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rapidly evolving global investment strategies for vehicle manufacturers and suppliers will be the focus of a new session on Wednesday August 6 at the 49th annual Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars (MBS). The premier North American automotive conference will take place Aug. 4-7 in Traverse City, MI. The decision for major automakers and suppliers of where...

2014-07-21 08:21:58

Criminals may be getting smarter, but H.E.A.T. provides tips to protect drivers from evolving trends LIVONIA, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thefts of entire vehicles are down in Michigan for a sixth consecutive year, but other forms of vehicle-related crime are increasing sharply, according to H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Thefts), Michigan's statewide auto theft prevention program. "As law enforcement becomes more successful, and technology in newer vehicles improves, thieves are...

2014-07-20 08:20:35

- Ilitch organization expands its investment to include tens of millions of dollars in public infrastructure improvements such as lighting, sidewalks, green spaces and streets concurrently with arena construction DETROIT, July 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympia Development of Michigan today announced plans for a sweeping transformation of dozens of underutilized blocks between downtown and midtown Detroit into a world-class Sports and Entertainment District. The project will connect existing...


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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