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2011-07-21 15:27:00

BOSTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A going-out-of-business sale will begin Friday, July 22nd, at all 399 remaining Borders bookstore locations, which include 259 Borders superstores as well as 114 Borders Express and Waldenbooks, and 26 Borders Airport stores. Over $700 million of inventory, including books, puzzles/games, activity sets, stationery, magazines, music and movie media, calendars, posters, and more will be liquidated, as well as store fixtures, furnishings and equipment....

2011-05-02 11:00:00

DETROIT, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first group of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan employees reports to work today at their new offices in the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit. The company will steadily relocate about 3,000 of its employees from a suburban office complex to join nearly 3,000 more already in Detroit on a unified campus extending from the Detroit River to the company's headquarters two blocks north on Lafayette Boulevard. With approximately 6,000 employees working...

2008-07-08 09:00:36

By Korie Wilkins and Amber Hunt, Detroit Free Press Jul. 8--What already had been a deadly Fourth of July weekend got worse Monday as divers recovered the body of a 38-year-old Novi man. He drowned in Walled Lake. Meanwhile, a 9-year-old boy died at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township on Monday night after spending about 40 minutes under water in a Ray Township pond. The boy had gotten stuck while playing with his 11-year-old brother behind their grandparents' home. Three...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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