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2014-10-24 08:21:16

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, the nationwide less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), announced today that it will implement a general rate increase averaging 4.7 percent, applicable to non-contractual business, effective October 27. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060418/SFTU007LOGO The rate increase will apply to customers on the company's CNWY 599 tariff. It will affect general LTL rates, minimum charges, accessorial...

2014-10-23 12:22:54

HPC scheduling and workload management solution accelerates compute-intensive applications for fuel exploration and low-impact extraction TROY, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair today announced that six industry-leading oil and gas technology companies have completed integrations for their key applications to support PBS Professional®, Altair's workload manager and job scheduler for high-performance computing (HPC). Used by thousands of companies worldwide, PBS Professional enables...

2014-10-23 08:36:54

Results from initial months could aid other states still considering expansion ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Right out of the starting gate, Michigan's expansion of health coverage for the poor and near-poor holds lessons for other states that are still on the fence about expanding their own Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, a new analysis shows. In an article in the New England Journal of Medicine, a team of University of Michigan...

2014-10-23 08:31:59

Ice Palaces Celebrating Disney's New Frozen Sing-Along Edition DVD Release Will Be Featured from November 6 - December 24 BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Disney's Frozen Sing-Along Edition DVD releasing on November 18, a special Frozen experience is being offered exclusively within 10 Taubman malls across the U.S. from November 6-December 24. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153820 The highest-grossing animated film of all time, Frozen will...

2014-10-22 23:12:52

Homelement.com is offering special discounts for any Hillsdale Furniture beds until November 10, 2014 East Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Homelement.com always sells Hillsdale Furniture products at great price online but for a limited time, they are offering a special deal on all Hillsdale Furniture beds. From now until November 10, 2014, Homelement.com is offering a significant discount on any Hillsdale beds. Hillsdale Furniture is well known for their quality bar stools and...

2014-10-22 23:10:42

Blankillow is made up of three separate pieces in one; the softest flannel poncho blanket, unique memory foam cushion, all inside the coziest flannel pillow case. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Blankillow is LIVE today on Kickstarter. Click here to watch the video and be the first to snag Blankillow https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1411648080/blankillow-a-blanket-in-a-pillow Blankillow comes in two completely different designs and sizes, travel & home. "We...

2014-10-22 23:02:32

A consortium of Marygrove College, University of Detroit Mercy, Wayne County Community College District and Wayne State University has been awarded $21.2 million over five years by the National Institutes of Health to implement a program encouraging more undergraduate students from underrepresented and economically disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue careers in biomedical research. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 A consortium of Marygrove College, University of Detroit Mercy, Wayne...

2014-10-22 23:01:23

Computer one of first 50 originally produced by Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs Dearborn, Mich. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Henry Ford confirmed today the acquisition of a 1976 Apple-1 computer, one of the first 50 originally produced and still in operational condition. The Apple-1 was purchased at Bonhams History of Science auction in New York City on October 22 for $905,000. “When acquiring artifacts for The Henry Ford’s Archive of American Innovation, we look at how the items will...

2014-10-22 16:22:41

CADILLAC, Mich., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolverine Power Cooperative announced today that it plans to develop a new, natural gas-fueled electric generating facility called the Alpine Power Plant in Elmira Township, Otsego County, west of Gaylord. Wolverine, a not-for-profit electric cooperative, provides wholesale electric power to six electric cooperatives throughout Michigan. "Wolverine is excited about moving forward with a new natural gas peaking plant," said Ken...

2014-10-22 12:20:57

TROY, Mich., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth time in six years, Schaeffler - a leading global manufacturer of high-precision automotive products and systems for engines, transmissions and chassis applications - was named as a finalist for the 2015 Automotive News PACE Award. The global automotive supplier's LuK torque converter with piston back pressure compensation was named a finalist in the product category. The awards honor supplier innovation in product, manufacturing...


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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