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2014-07-31 23:01:01

Leelanau Peninsula’s Newest Winery Offers Local Wine and Fare Paired with Old World Charm Lake Leelanau, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Leelanau Peninsula’s newest winery, Aurora Cellars, opened its doors on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 7788 East Horn Road in Lake Leelanau. Joining the Northern Loop of the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail, Aurora Cellars is the 25th winery along the trail. The winery will participate in all trail activities including the popular wine tour events, making its trail...

2014-07-31 23:00:26

Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and Eastern Market announce featured restaurants and distilleries Detroit, MI (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 WHO:                         Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and Eastern Market WHAT:                    ...

2014-07-31 20:20:46

Grand Ledge Ford performs oil changes, brake and tire service in Lansing, Mich. LANSING, Mich., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While many new and used car dealerships have always maintained a focus on vehicle sales, Grand Ledge Ford, a Ford dealership in Lansing, Mich., is shifting its focus to auto repair and vehicle maintenance procedures such as oil changes, brake service and tire replacement. The Ford dealership now provides drivers with the auto repair and vehicle...

2014-07-31 12:32:52

Organic inspiration for automotive design engineers TROY, Mich., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daimler AG has officially certified solidThinking Inspire®, a product that enables design engineers to create and investigate structurally efficient concepts quickly and easily. With this certification, the tool becomes available to all design engineers at the customer as part of the Altair HyperWorks® computer-aided engineering software suite. Traditional structural simulations allow...

2014-07-31 08:22:52

- Sales Grew 9.3 Percent Year-Over-Year NOVI, Mich., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CPS), the parent company of Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc. ("Cooper Standard" or "Company"), a leading global supplier of systems and components for the automotive industry, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The Company also confirmed its previous financial guidance for the full year. "We continue to successfully execute on our...

2014-07-31 04:22:59

-- Newly FDA cleared device with limited release placed in Troy based practice is the first in the Midwest! Now fat destruction is available minus downtime and bothersome contour irregularities.. TROY, Mich., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Kathleen Gilmore, MD, a Troy based physician and founder of Procerus Skin Care with locations in both Ann Arbor and Troy is the first physician in the Midwest to offer the UltraShape(TM), a breakthrough treatment recently FDA cleared for...

2014-07-30 23:02:19

Kohl’s Department Stores to Donate More than $299,000 to the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation to Support Injury Prevention Program Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation and Kohl’s invite the community to celebrate Safety Day from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 6 at the Kohl’s store in Livonia (29580 7 Mile Road, Livonia, MI 48152). The event will feature Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser, free bike helmets,...

2014-07-30 12:23:38

More than 170 New Michigan Suppliers for Consumers Energy FLINT, Mich., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure Michigan Business Connect is putting people to work. Consumers Energy has awarded purchase orders to more than 170 new Michigan-based suppliers primarily as a result of Pure Michigan Business Connect. That's in addition to the company's existing network of 3,100 suppliers in the state. "This program is working and it's putting people to work," said Dan Malone, the company's senior vice...

2014-07-30 12:22:38

PLYMOUTH, Mich., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan-based Loc Performance Products, Inc. has been awarded a $161 million defense contract to restore lost mobility to the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. The firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract was awarded by the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command. The contract provides for Engineering Change Proposal (ECP-1) Vehicle modifications, through installation of Track Kits, Shock Absorber Kits, Vehicle...

2014-07-30 12:22:10

DETROIT, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Saturday's Guinness International Champions Cup match vs. Real Madrid CF at Michigan Stadium will be Manchester United's first-ever match in Michigan -- Southeastern Michigan charities and children to benefit via community efforts Chevrolet this week is welcoming Manchester United to Michigan for its first-ever match in the state, Saturday (Aug. 2) at the University of Michigan's "Big House" in Ann Arbor vs. Real...


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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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