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2015-04-01 08:21:27

PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies was recently recognized for its quality, on-time delivery, value and innovation with a 2014 Gold Supplier

2015-03-31 16:32:20

U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation experts now evaluating Healthy Michigan Plan from many angles ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year

2015-03-31 12:42:33

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit is the latest major US city to establish an Internet Exchange Point (IXP) (DET-IX) bringing faster speeds, more bandwidth and lower

2015-03-31 12:26:56

Company Positioned to be a Leader in the Composites Molding Industry GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Amtech Corporation, an industry-leading manufacturer of fiber-reinforced

2015-03-31 08:37:06

DETROIT, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ariana Smith, a 17-year-old Taylor teen, became the first patient at the Children's Hospital of Michigan, a part of the Detroit Medical Center

2015-03-31 08:28:26

BETHEL, Conn., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecticut based Bite-Lite® announced today that Family Farm and Home will start selling the new H-Trap Professional Horsefly Control System in

2015-03-31 08:24:05

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ram Truck brand makes a statement in New York with the new Ram Laramie Limited and Rebel -- Alfa Romeo

2015-03-30 16:36:28

More than 100 Jobs Available Through A2 Tech Connect Companies ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK is hosting its second annual A2 Tech Connect job fair

2015-03-30 12:31:35

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A promising University of Michigan research project focused on developing new treatments for patients with a rare and lethal subtype

2015-03-30 12:21:44

New Regional Training Centers, 'Gurus-On-The-Go' Product Technology Vans and Online Platform to Offer Training to Thousands of Vehicle Repair Professionals SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March


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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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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