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2009-05-14 12:46:00

Environmental Justice and National Environmental Policy Act Violated Injunction Sought Against Unnecessary New Detroit International Bridge Crossing WARREN, Mich., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Latin Americans for Social and Economic Development (LA SED), Citizens with Challenges, the Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO), MANA de Metro Detroit, the Mexican Patriotic Committee of Detroit, Detroiters for Progress and the Detroit International Bridge Company (DIBC), owners of...

2009-04-13 04:00:00

New Cell Site Means Clearer Reception, Fewer Dropped Calls WINDSOR, Ill., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the wireless company with the highest customer loyalty, has activated a new cell site in Windsor, Ill., which will enable more customers in northeast Shelby County to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; access the Internet; view high-quality videos; and download music, games and ringtones, while...

2009-04-01 14:41:15

A parts shortage led to Chrysler Canada sending 1,500 workers home early Wednesday in the border city of Windsor, Ontario, union officials said. The workers on the minivan assembly line were told at 9 a.m. there weren't enough engine brackets and transmission mounts from Solus Manufacturing Ltd. to maintain the shift, the Windsor Star reported. Solus, located northeast of Windsor, is one of thousands of financially troubled automotive suppliers that specializes in die cast parts. Rick...

2009-03-10 13:56:38

For the second time in eight years, a Toronto sculptor's aluminum penguin has been stolen, thousands of miles from the site of the first theft in Canada. Yolanda vanderGaast created three of the 3-foot Emperor penguin sculptures in 2001, which entrepreneur and philanthropist Louis Odette purchased and donated to the southwestern Ontario city of Windsor. One of the penguins was stolen, and despite a well-publicized police media blitz and divers scouring the Detroit River, it was never found,...

2009-03-05 06:48:59

Chrysler Canada announced the closure of the third shift at its Windsor, Ontario, minivan assembly plant, laying off 1,200 workers. Company spokeswoman Mary Gauthier told the Windsor Star the global economic downturn was the reason for the layoffs to begin after June 24. Even though our minivan was the third-best selling nameplate in Canada last month, the fact we export 85 percent of our product to the U.S. means that the third shift cannot be sustained, she said. The entire Windsor plant...

2009-02-12 08:00:00

Motorola's PremierOne CSR transforms the way government responds to the community SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced that the City of Windsor, Ontario, Canada is the first in North America to adopt its new public sector application - PremierOne CSR(TM) - which transforms the way agencies operate, collaborate and share information. Windsor has upgraded their 3-1-1 citizen call center to use the PremierOne Customer Service Request...

2009-01-06 12:53:00

Investing to Stay Ahead of Growing Demand for Wireless Voice, Multimedia and Internet Access WINDSOR, Conn., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In a continuing effort to provide the best wireless service for local residents in Hartford County, Verizon Wireless has activated a new cell site. The new site increases wireless data coverage and capacity in Windsor, Connecticut, as well as the surrounding area. Verizon Wireless has invested more than $48 billion since it was formed to increase the coverage...

2008-12-30 07:35:00

WINDSOR, Calif., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Life is often challenging for young teens and 13-year-old Evie is no exception. Her life has become a continual struggle since she arrived in the small town of Turnville. Like any other "new kid," Evie is desperate to fit into her new school. On top of simply being 13, Evie is also grieving over the loss of her beloved grandfather. But Evie's life has an added wrinkle: she is being followed by a ghost. Pamela Pizzimenti's debut novel "The River...

2008-09-26 18:00:45

A two-day strike at Windsor Healthcare Facilities in Fremont and Monterey ended Friday with employees returning to work. Workers resumed their regular shifts at Country Drive Care Center in Fremont and Monterey Care Center in Monterey. Employees at six other Windsor facilities in Northern California were expected to return to their scheduled shifts by tomorrow. "Our facilities remained fully staffed throughout this labor action and we are welcoming our employees back to their jobs,"...

2008-09-23 00:00:29

Windsor Healthcare skilled nursing facilities in eight Northern California communities will conduct business as usual this week despite a labor action scheduled by union leaders this coming Wednesday. "We are deeply committed to our residents and their families. The labor strike will not affect the top quality care our patients receive at any of our facilities," said Windsor Healthcare spokesperson David Farrell. "We are well prepared and we will be fully staffed during the strike." Mr....