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2014-03-20 23:04:38

NATO Communication and Information Agency selected the TimeWise™ WiFi clock system from Michigan based National Time and Signal for installation at The Hague. Wixom, Michigan (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Communication and Information Agency, requiring a time display system that met their high standard of precise synchronized time for their facility at the Hague in the Netherlands, chose Michigan based National Time & Signal’s (NATSCO)...

2010-08-18 08:24:00

WIXOM, Mich., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- FRIMO Inc., a division of the FRIMO Group - one of the worldwide leading providers of manufacturing systems for high-quality plastic components for the automotive and other industries - is opening a new TechCenter within its North American headquarters in Wixom, Mich. The new FRIMO, Inc. TechCenter, which becomes fully operational in September, is a state-of-the-art customer support facility designed to meet the demands of the company's automotive...

2009-09-10 13:00:00

WIXOM, Mich., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford Motor Company's idled Wixom Assembly Plant will be redeveloped into one of the nation's largest renewable energy manufacturing parks Ford has reached an agreement in principle to sell Wixom Assembly Plant to Xtreme Power of Austin, Texas, and Clairvoyant Energy of Santa Barbara, Calif., which will manufacture energy storage systems and high-efficiency solar panels at the site Clairvoyant Energy and Xtreme Power plan an initial...

2008-08-24 12:00:22

The recent Tour of Park City bicycle race (Aug. 2) was colorful and, no doubt, exciting for the participants. It was also very dangerous. Hundreds of cyclists were traveling in both directions on a narrow, twisting mountain road between Kamas and Evanston, Wyo. Some were only a few inches away from vehicles going in both directions. A single, small rock could swerve a cyclist into a collision. In addition, Highway 150 through the Uinta Mountains has steep hills. It's a wonder there was only...

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...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'