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  University of Michigan
Public Research University: An institution of higher learning known for research, academics and athletics, the University of Michigan offers undergraduate and graduate programs.
A directory of websites and online resources available at the University of Michigan, a public research university.
Copyright © 2007 The Regents of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA 734-764-1817
www.umich.edu   (0 words)

  Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Michigan was explored and settled by French voyageurs in the 17th century.
Michigan's state universities are immune from control by the legislature, the governor and most aspects of the executive branch, and the cities in or near which they are located; but they are not immune from the authority of the courts.
Michigan was the first state in the Union to abolish the death penalty, in 1846.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Michigan   (5158 words)

 Lansing, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An initiative created by Michigan State, City of Lansing and East Lansing called Prima Civitas, under the control of David Hollister, the former Mayor of Lansing, is spearheading focused economic development in the technology sector in the region.
Michigan State University, a member of the Big Ten Conference, is known as "the pioneer land grant college," located in neighboring East Lansing.
The Michigan PGA recently relocated from the Detroit area to Bath, Michigan, which is on the northern edge of Lansing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lansing,_Michigan   (4654 words)

 Michigan Geography - NETSTATE
The upper peninsula is bordered on the north by Lake Superior and on the south by Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.
It is bordered on the west by Lake Michigan and on the east by Lake Huron and Lake Erie.
Michigan covers 96,810 square miles, making it the 11th largest of the 50 states and the largest state east of the Mississippi River.
www.netstate.com /states/geography/mi_geography.htm   (593 words)

 Grand Rapids, Michigan Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Grand Rapids area was first settled by Europeans near the start of the 19th century by missionaries and fur traders, who generally lived in reasonable peace alongside the Ottawa tribespeople, trading their European metal and textile goods for the fur pelts.
Under Michigan law, Grand Rapids is a home rule city and adopted a city charter in 1916 providing for the Commission-Manager form of municipal government.
Western Michigan University has a long-standing graduate program in the city, with facilities downtown and in the southeast.
www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/Grand_Rapids,_Michigan   (3634 words)

 Michigan State Information Page - OSHA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An important feature of the Michigan State Plan is that MIOSHA rules apply not only to the private sector, but also to the public sector our requirements apply to state and local government.
In Michigan the county road commission has to follow the same safety and health rules that apply to the private-sector contractor.
The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Act (Act 154 of 1974, as amended) was written to include all Michigan employees.
www.osha.gov /oshdir/stateprogs/Michigan.html   (500 words)

 Travelers Landing Page - Pure Michigan Travel
Welcome to Michigan, your four season Great Lakes vacation destination -- a land of sparkling blue waters, and warm hospitality.
Michigan is sizzling with a tremendous menu of things to see and do all over the state.
The calendar says the first day of fall is still weeks away but everyone knows that in Michigan, Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer.
www.michigan.org /travel   (87 words)

 Michigan Apartments
Michigan may have the most straightforward state nickname in the whole country: The Great Lakes State.
Lake Michigan divides the state into two peninsulas: The Upper peninsula features a densely forested land and is only sparsely populated.
Michigan is at its best in autumn, when the leaves of the state.s lush forests explode into shades of red, orange and yellow.
www.rent.com /rentals/michigan   (755 words)

 Michigan - Encyclopedia FunTrivia
In 1817 the University of Michigan was the first university established by any of the states.
For the Upper Peninsula, it is held in Escanaba in mid-August.
Michigan's park system is one of the largest in the United States.
www.funtrivia.com /en/Geography/Michigan-3923.html   (1402 words)

 Michigan Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Michigan (base map) JPEG format (301K) County boundaries and names, county seats, rivers.
Michigan (reference map) JPEG format (442K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
Michigan (reference map) PDF format (445K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/michigan.html   (252 words)

 Michigan School Choice
Michigan offers charter schools and statewide public school choice to children residing in districts that opt to participate in the state's Schools of Choice program.
Yes!, which sought to amend the Michigan constitution to give parents whose children attend schools in districts with poor academic performance a publicly funded voucher worth one-half of the public per-pupil expenditure to attend a school of choice.
By October, Michigan lawmakers agreed on a compromise to S.B. 393, which was introduced that summer to change the state’s charter law to allow up to 15 new “urban academies” to open in the city.
www.heritage.org /Research/education/schoolchoice/Michigan.cfm   (2206 words)

 USATODAY.com - Poll: Bush, Kerry still close in Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Forty-seven percent of the 600 likely Michigan voters polled by Lansing-based EPIC/MRA said they'd vote for Kerry if the election was held today, while 45% backed Bush, with 8% undecided.
Michigan residents have given Bush low marks for his handling of the economy in recent EPIC/MRA polls, and now are giving him lower marks for his handling of the war in Iraq as well.
Only 36% gave him a positive job rating on the economy this month, while just 39% said he was doing an excellent or pretty good job with Iraq.
www.usatoday.com /news/politicselections/nation/polls/2004-06-08-michigan-poll_x.htm   (342 words)

 Michigan State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
Saugatuck, Michigan Getaway - Wickwood Inn, Michigan: "Breathtaking decor/perfect food" - Zagat US Top 25.
On the blue shield the sun rises over a lake and peninsula, a man with raised hand and holding a gun represents peace and the ability to defend his rights.
Topography: Image Low rolling hills give way to northern tableland of hilly belts in the Lower Penninsula; Upper Penninsula is level in the east, with swampy areas, the western region is higher and more rugged.
www.50states.com /michigan.htm   (315 words)

 Detroit Golf Courses - Greensfee Specials, Detroit Tee Times and More!
We're delighted to have so many Michigan golfers enjoying member benefits and earning frequent golfer rewards; 24/7 access to next-day and advance tee times at Michigan's best semi private and daily fee golf courses.
Michigan's best golf courses post tee times directly to our site so that you can book them...
We also highlight Michigan golf organizations, golf tours, and many things to see and do while you're in the Michigan area.
www.lastminutegolfer.com /detroit   (710 words)

 Michigan FreedomWorks   (Site not responding. Last check: )
FreedomWorks attends Michigan Municipal League and Michigan Townships Association event to set the record straight.
Our goal is to help ordinary citizens play a greater role in the government decisionmaking process, letting no cause involving their own rights and freedoms be lost by default.
Join Michigan FreedomWorks, where our members are creating a strong grassroots presence across the entire state.
www.cse.org /michigan/index.php   (352 words)

 Michigan Snowmobiling, SLED the WEB™ - Michigan Interactive™
Welcome to the world of Michigan Snowmobiling and the finest snowmobile trails and trail system in the world.
Here at Sled the Web we try not only to provide you with current Snowmobile trail reports and maps, but also to help bring you a respect for the beauty that we invade, and a love to pass on to future generations.
Snowmobiling has long been part of Michigan's winter lore and we hope it stays part of our future.
www.fishweb.com /recreation/snowmobile/snowmobiling.html   (108 words)

 Michigan Legislature   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Michigan Compiled Laws Complete Through PA 324, and PAs 326 through 333 of 2006
We, the people of the State of Michigan, grateful to Almighty God for the blessings of freedom, and earnestly desiring to secure these blessings undiminished to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this constitution.
The Michigan Legislature Website is a free service of the Legislative Internet Technology Team in cooperation with the Michigan Legislative Council, the Michigan House of Representatives, and the Michigan Senate.
www.legislature.mi.gov /(zimv51axujy4wz55yuybrs45)/mileg.aspx?page=getobject&objectname=mcl-chap1   (180 words)

 Michigan News - Topix
Members of the U.S. armed forces with known Michigan ties who died supporting military operations in Afghanistan: --Air Force Tech.
Sheriffs' departments would have the authority to release inmates from county jails before their full sentences are served under bills approved Wednesday by Michigan's House Judiciary Committee.
I edit the Michigan News pages on Topix when no humans are available to help.
www.topix.net /state/mi   (703 words)

 SOM - State of Michigan
New partnership between Google and state of Michigan will make it easier for citizens using search...
July 17, 2007 -- The Mackinac Bridge Authority (MBA), in cooperation with the Michigan Department of T...
University of Michigan research: MDOT highway program brings jobs and economic benefits to state
www.michigan.gov   (0 words)

 Michigan.Org Home
Michigan Adhesive Manufacturing to Expand in Whitehall Township
Michigan Economic Development Corporation to Lead Investment Mission to China
Michigan Tops Ontario for IAV Expansion in Northville Township
www.michigan.org   (0 words)

 LOTTERY - Lottery
The Michigan Lottery paid $41,390,286 in prizes last week.
The information contained on these pages is intended for personal use only and may not be reproduced or distributed without the express written consent of the Michigan Lottery, 101 E. Hillsdale, Lansing, Michigan 48933.
Disclaimer: The only basis for a valid Lottery claim is compliance with the Lottery Statute and the Lottery Rules.
www.michigan.gov /lottery   (0 words)

 Michigan Atlas: Maps and Online Resources — Infoplease.com
Michigan Profile: History · Government · Economy · Population …
Michigan Atlas & Gazetteer (Delorme Mapping Company and David Delorme)
University of Michigan: Off the Record (College Prowler) (College Prowler: University of Michigan Off the Record) by Michael Hondorp
www.infoplease.com /atlas/state/michigan.html   (202 words)

 Michigan Tech — Michigan university with graduate and undergraduate college degrees
Michigan Tech — Michigan university with graduate and undergraduate college degrees
Since 1885, Michigan Technological University has offered educational excellence in beautiful Upper Michigan.
Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/equal opportunity employer.
www.mtu.edu   (0 words)

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