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2013-05-03 23:15:41

Join in Celebrating this Amazing Accomplishment as Jackie Saunders and Her Companions Bike to Raise Funds for Lupus Support, Education and Research. St. Clair Shores, MI (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 On May 18th, Jackie Saunders (leader of the Lansing lupus Support Group) and three friends will be biking roughly 100 miles from the Sparty Statue at Michigan State University to the Michigan Lupus Foundation Office in St. Clair Shores. Jackie was diagnosed with lupus in 2010, and is doing this ride in...

2010-10-18 10:07:00

SPRINGVILLE, Utah, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- After serving since April 2010 as interim CEO of Neways, Scott St. Clair has been appointed as the company's permanent CEO by the Neways board of directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101018/LA83193LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101018/LA83193LOGO) "Since acquiring Neways in 2006, Golden Gate Capital's objective has been to continue professionalizing the company's management team," said Golden Gate managing...

2009-09-09 16:17:00

MARINE CITY, Mich., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 2,000 Marine City residents in St. Clair County have received a flyer asking them to attend the September 14 Planning Commission meeting to oppose a proposal to rezone publicly-owned waterfront property. The flyer, signed by St. Clair Aggregates, of Marine City, asks residents to, "Tell City leaders that the Master Plan should be preserved and that they should protect the interests of taxpayers rather than promoting the special interest...

2008-08-28 15:00:41

DUNEDIN - Increased levels of harmful bacteria in the water forced the Dunedin City Council to close two beaches yesterday. To prevent anyone from being infected, the council has issued a warning against swimming or paddling at St Kilda and St Clair beaches until further notice. (c) 2008 Press, The; Christchurch, New Zealand. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-29 12:00:49

By Tina Lam, Detroit Free Press Jul. 29--The summer's heavy rains may have kept lawns a little greener, but they've made the water along Michigan's beaches a little dirtier. Michigan's swim season is likely to have more beach closures than last summer as heavy rains have flushed sewage and wildlife feces into lakes and streams, raising the E. coli contamination counts that force beach closures, a new report suggests. Statewide, 11 beaches are closed or under health warnings because of...

2008-07-09 09:00:31

By Tina Lam, Detroit Free Press Jul. 9--Shell Canada has canceled plans for a giant new refinery along the St. Clair River that ran into strong opposition on the U.S. side but was welcomed in Canada for its jobs. The project was to stretch along five miles of shoreline across from Marine City and St. Clair and directly opposite St. John River District Hospital in East China Township in St. Clair County. It was to process up to 250,000 barrels of heavy crude oil a day from tar sands in...

2008-06-13 00:00:32

By Andrew Conte Age: 38 Neighborhood: Forest Hills Family: Married, with two daughters. Education: Doctorate in sociology, Princeton University; bachelor's degree in peace and conflict, University of California at Berkeley. Background: Previously served as the director of Strategic Planning for the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative's Center for Perfecting Patient Care. Noteworthy: Appointed director of organizational performance improvement at St. Clair Hospital in Mt....

2007-01-15 18:01:03

By Peggy Walsh-Sarnecki, Detroit Free Press Jan. 14--Longstanding questions about whether the state could one day kick them out have been settled for hundreds of cottage owners in two popular Michigan waterfront playgrounds. Still, some who own cottages on Higgins Lake in northern Michigan and in the St. Clair Flats headwaters of Lake St. Clair think it's a mixed blessing. Under two bills unanimously passed in the Legislature -- one last month, one last summer -- the state is...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'