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2014-07-14 23:09:07

Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery, the nation’s largest dermatology practice, acquires dermatology clinic in Michigan. Maitland, Florida (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 ADCS Clinics (“ADCS”) announced it has completed the acquisition of The Grekin Skin Institute in Southfield, Michigan, a dermatology practice founded by Dr. Steven Grekin. Dr. Steven Grekin provides dermatological care within many segments of the medical market in Michigan. His primary mission is to create the vision...

2014-07-14 23:04:00

Leader in Enterprise and Emerging Technology Takes No. 1 Spot for Third Year in a Row Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Lochbridge, a leader in enterprise and emerging technology services, today announces it has once again topped the Crain’s Detroit Business list of largest mobile app developers in Michigan. The company, which has seen an estimated 40,500,000 total mobile app downloads as of May 2014, topped the list in 2012 and 2013 as Compuware Corporate’s Professional...

2014-07-14 16:20:35

Continuous investment in Michigan leads to job creation; increased R&D/engineering services for customers NORTHVILLE TWP., Mich., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aisin, one of the world's leading Tier One automotive components manufacturers, will cut the ceremonial red ribbon today signifying the grand opening of the new North American Headquarters of Aisin World Corp. of America (AWA) and Aisin Technical Center of America (ATC-A). The renovated 200,000 square foot building is located...

2014-07-14 08:26:23

Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services Designates DataMotion an Approved Direct Vendor for Michigan Direct Marketplace EAST LANSING, Mich. and FLORHAM PARK, N.J., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a rigorous competitive evaluation, Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) has designated DataMotion(TM), an innovative Health Information Service Provider (HISP), as an Approved Direct Vendor (ADV) for MiHIN and the Direct Marketplace for Michigan (DMM)....

2014-07-14 08:23:42

Raising Breast Health Awareness/ Supporting Breast Cancer Research DETROIT, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Tigers and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute are teaming up for the third annual Pink Out the Park at the Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Indians game Friday, Sept. 12, at 7:08 p.m., at Comerica Park. The event raises awareness of breast health and also helps raise funds for breast cancer research at the Karmanos Cancer Institute....

2014-07-11 23:00:38

The TL305 On- and Off-Axis Light reduces "hot spots" and glare when used in pharmaceutical blister pack inspection applications. Muskegon, Michigan (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Smart Vision Lights — a leading designer and manufacturer of high-brightness LED lights for industrial applications, including machine vision — is pleased to introduce its TL Series lights designed for pharmaceutical blister pack inspection that work well with capsules, tablets, and clear gel caps on various...

2014-07-11 12:23:23

Detroit Lions to Donate Goal Posts DETROIT, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Lions will donate goal posts for Detroit's Cody High School as part of a plan by non-profit Life Remodeled to build a new football field at the school. Construction of the field is major step toward Life Remodeled's goal of renovating the school and its surrounding neighborhood this summer. The Cody Comets' former field sat on the same location as the new field until 2006 when vandalism and lack...

2014-07-11 12:21:01

Hagerty Classic Car Magazine Celebrates Collector Car Appreciation Day Today TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate National Collector Car Appreciation Day, Hagerty Classic Car Magazine transformed a gas station on Michigan's famous Woodward Avenue into a full service station from the past, complete with classic gas prices. Hagerty brought back the full-service station experience from America's golden automotive era, serving over 200 classic cars more than...

2014-07-10 23:13:07

With its roots in the automotive industry, Coherix ShaPix technology continues to be embraced by other industries. With ShaPix 3D unique capabilities displaying results of measuring a surface profile in minutes, industries outside of the automotive industry are embracing this technology. Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Due to its robustness and flexibility, Coherix ShaPix 3D technology is being embraced by diverse industries, which is a reflection of its unique capabilities....

2014-07-10 16:20:43

Ninth Consecutive Year Issuing Dividends, Former Chairman Dies ROYAL OAK, Mich., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonal International, Inc. (OTC: BONL) announced fiscal year 2014 was its tenth consecutive profitable year. The company posted a modest net income of $132,927, down from last year's $220,182. Revenues were $2,051,905, down 17 percent from last year's $2,471,315. Earnings per share were $0.08 compared to $0.13 last year. During the year, the board of directors issued a...


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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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