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2015-05-12 12:26:40

ProQuest's digitization of the iconic fashion and lifestyle magazine improves research outcomes in American fashion, culture and design ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/

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Bearing Manufacturer Releases 2014 Environmental Achievements ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NSK Americas

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JACKSON, Mich., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandon Hofmeister has been named executive director of policy, research and public affairs for Consumers Energy, a newly created position.

2015-05-12 08:26:09

Cooperative Utilities Best-in-Class; Patient Satisfaction Falls Again; Consumer Shipping Steady as Regular Mail Slides ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Following another

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Building on Commitment to Energy-Efficient Homes Across Michigan JACKSON, Mich., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is contributing $150,000 to match the public's contributions

2015-05-11 16:26:46

Acquisition will further strengthen company's commitment to Total People Solutions ROYAL OAK, Mich., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- HRPro/BenePro, a Royal Oak, Mich.-based provider of

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NOVI, Mich., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CPS), the parent Company of Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc.

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CHARLOTTE, Mich., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Spartan Motors, Inc.

2015-05-11 12:31:39

The announcement is made in the spirit of family, life and love to coincide with National Nursing Home Week APPLETON, Wis., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a week of celebration for Atrium

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DETROIT, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is awarding up to $1 million in grants to safety net clinics across the state through its

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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