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2013-11-07 23:32:21

The Michigan Thumb attorneys at Winston McGlynn unveiled a new educational website this week offering information about personal injury, and Social Security disability. PORT HURON, MICHIGAN (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Car accidents, dog bites, or disabling injuries are enough to shake up anyone’s life. What was once the unthinkable suddenly becomes a reality—and when that happens, injured or disabled people turn to others for help. As Port Huron Social Security and personal injury...

2011-04-29 12:55:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Computer, a leader in providing purpose built computer systems, was named Michigan Small Business Government Contractor of the Year at the Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards Ceremony held at the Lansing Center in Lansing, Mich. Rave Computer was nominated by the Macomb Regional PTAC. The Michigan Celebrates Small Business (MCSB) event is an annual awards program created by five founding organizations to recognize the...

2009-01-15 08:38:00

LANSING, Mich., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 Michigan Travel Ideas magazine is now available free of charge from Travel Michigan, the state's tourism promotion office (michigan.org). The 120-page, full-color travel guide is packed with tips for exploring the Great Lakes State in all four seasons. "Michigan Travel Ideas continues to feature several articles and photography complemented by handy recreation guides and additional resources for planning any type of trip to our state,...

2008-09-22 09:00:57

TROY, Mich., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CareTech Solutions, an information technology (IT) services provider for hospitals and health systems, announced today it has signed a comprehensive IT outsourcing agreement with Michigan's Port Huron Hospital which includes an inpatient facility as well as community health centers in the surrounding areas. Port Huron Hospital has continued to deliver exceptional patient care for St. Clair and Sanilac Counties since its founding in 1882. "The ability of...

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...

2007-09-05 13:15:28

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- They aren't certain, but underwater archaeologists say they may have discovered a boulder with a prehistoric carving in Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay. The granite rock has markings that resemble a mastodon - an elephant-like creature that once inhabited parts of North America - with what could be a spear in its side, say divers who have seen it. They came across the boulder at a depth of about 40 feet while searching for shipwrecks in June, said Mark Holley, a...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.