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2012-07-25 23:01:08

The Board of Directors of Tellurex Corporation, makers of the off-grid power generators tPOD1 and tPOD5, gathered to elect new leadership. The move is described by Clyde McKenzie, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, as an integral step forward in its continued development of thermoelectric thermal management and power generation products and engineered solutions. Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 Tellurex Corporation of Traverse City, Michigan announced on July 19th, 2012 that its...

2011-07-01 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SATURDAY, JULY 2: NATIONAL CHERRY FESTIVAL Profile America -- Saturday, July 2nd. Washington, D.C.'s cherry blossoms may be more famous, but beginning today for a week in Traverse City, Michigan, a half-million people will flock to the shores of Lake Michigan for a different kind of celebration --...

2009-09-20 15:08:46

The upcoming ArtPrize competition in Grand Rapids, Mich., offers professionals and amateurs alike a chance to enjoy contemporary art, an expert says. Brett Colley, associate professor of art and design at Grand Valley State University, said the annual event allows artists of all levels of talent show off their personal interpretations of art in the pursuit of a $250,000 grand prize, The Detroit Free Press said Sunday. There are professionals and amateurs and many variations in between, and...

2008-10-02 18:00:30

Priority Health is recognizing four regional winners with Senior Impact Awards in Jackson, Kent, Mecosta and Leelanau counties. The award program recognizes the way volunteers 63 years and older put their energy and commitment to work for the community. As part of this recognition, each recipient earns $1,000 for his or her volunteer organization. The 2008 recipients include: -- Margaret Tare, of Leelanau County, for her work with the Father Fred Foundation -- Helen Chappell,...

2008-09-01 21:00:05

n Traverse City, Mich. There's no telling what might turn up in Lake Michigan. Rich Fasi of Traverse City says he found a dead 2-foot shark in the water while fishing on West Grand Traverse Bay on Wednesday. The saltwater fish was a juvenile blacktip shark, George Burgess, director of the Florida Program For Shark Research at the University of Florida, told the Traverse City Record-Eagle. Mark Tonello, a fisheries biologist from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, said...

2008-08-04 00:00:14

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Michigan's cherry capital welcomed pop royalty.Madonna appeared Saturday night at the Traverse City Film Festival, which was founded by Michael Moore and takes place in a fruit-growing region of their native Michigan.She introduced her documentary, "I Am Because We Are," before a screening. The movie deals with the orphans of Malawi, the African nation where she and husband Guy Ritchie adopted a son.She did not make any other appearances. (c) 2008 Telegraph -...

2008-08-01 18:00:22

By Victor Skinner, The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. Aug. 1--TRAVERSE CITY -- The title pretty much says it all. "Movies from People who want to Kill Us." The new, tongue-in-cheek category at this year's Traverse City Film Festival may poke fun at the American perspective on Arab culture and its people, but five movies under the title are expected to give attendees something more to reflect on. "It is quite easy for someone who gets only certain information to think certain ways,"...

2008-07-30 18:00:37

By Margaret Parsons, The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. Jul. 30--TRAVERSE CITY -- The growth of the Traverse City Film Festival extends to its musical participation. Along with continuing musical performances before movies at the venues and at the Open Space, the festival added late-night "Jam Sessions" during festival week, each with its own theme. "Exciting things are happening," Film Festival Entertainment Coordinator Mike Sullivan said. The jam sessions start at 10 p.m. and...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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