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2014-10-03 12:21:12

- Ford Motor Company and Ford Motor Company Fund have joined forces with the "Tom Joyner Morning Show" and "Rickey Smiley Morning Show" for the second year to launch the 2014 HBCU Community Challenge competition DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company and Ford Motor Company Fund are encouraging students enrolled at Historically Black Colleges and Universities to submit proposals in a competition to earn scholarships while also contributing to their...

2014-10-03 08:21:10

CLIMAX, Mich., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy provided a $2,500 grant through its Foundation and played a key role this week in helping U.S. military veterans become certified in cathodic protection, a field in demand in the pipeline industry. Representatives from the energy company are providing hands-on training to 13 veterans at its natural gas facility in Climax. The veterans are learning how the classroom training they have been receiving in corrosion prevention...

2014-10-02 12:33:28

Detroit Churches and Shipwrecks Among Nominees LANSING, Mich., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), part of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, announced the nomination of 16 properties to the National Register of Historic Places, the nation's list of sites worthy of preservation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/MM85741LOGO The State Historic Preservation Review Board approved the nominations on September 19. "The...

2014-10-02 12:28:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Start With Life is a thought-provoking short film by Right to Life of Michigan about the battle of maintaining and advancing the dignity of human life. At crucial points in our nation's history, the idea that every person is equal under the law has given our nation a hope and vitality unlike any other on earth. "We have developed this film because now during this election season the battle to protect and defend human life will have...

2014-10-02 12:27:34

Sweeping changes to database selection enables consortium to stay within budget and expand diversity of content and services to members ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NC LIVE, a renowned consortium that provides digital content and services to public and academic libraries in North Carolina, is replacing a significant portion of its cadre of databases with ProQuest resources, enabling it to work within tight budget parameters without sacrificing quality to its member...

2014-10-02 12:22:07

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As agricultural and construction manufacturers increasingly accommodate the use of biodiesel fuels in their vehicles, components used to seal engines and transmissions against contamination and leaks must be made of tested, validated elastomeric materials that withstand unique operating conditions or they will prematurely fail. That's the message Joseph Walker, global director, Advanced Materials Development for Freudenberg-NOK Sealing...

2014-10-02 12:22:01

Cash prizes will be awarded to 16 Michigan student winners TROY, Mich., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American International Auto Show 2015 (NAIAS) announced today the launch of its annual poster contest in connection with the NAIAS next January. The contest was established to engage the creative minds of Michigan's students and encourage careers in automotive design while recognizing local art communities for their talents. In 2014, NAIAS received 989 entries from 73 high...

2014-10-01 23:14:37

The Oliver Law Group P.C. Represents Individuals Who Contracted Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Infections at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, Allegedly Due to Contaminated Other-Sonic Ultrasound Transmission Gel Chicago IL (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 The Oliver Law Group P.C. announces that it has launched a new Other-Sonic Ultrasound Gel lawsuit web page to provide the public with information about the litigation surrounding the 2011 Pseudomonas aeruginosa / bacterial infection...

2014-10-01 23:12:09

Bob Seger presale tickets are now available in select markets, and popular discount ticket company QueenBeeTickets.com is offering a vast selection of discounted seats for the upcoming "Ride Out" tour featuring The Silver Bullet Band. Bob Seger concert tickets go on sale to the general population on Saturday, October 4, but many dedicated fans will opt to secure their seats from trusted secondary market providers before the public offering. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) October 01,...

2014-10-01 23:06:27

Wayne State University and Mainstay Capital Management are proud to announce the ENGAGE International Investment Education Symposium. Coming to Detroit’s newly renovated Cobo Center on March 26 and 27, ENGAGE 2015 will be the largest student investment conference in the world. Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Wayne State University and Mainstay Capital Management are proud to announce the ENGAGE International Investment Education Symposium. Coming to Detroit’s newly renovated...


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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