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UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 19, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 19, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Rep. Dingell 'resting comfortably' after undergoing medical procedure

Rep. Dingell 'resting comfortably' after undergoing medical procedure

DETROIT, March 13 (UPI) -- Retiring Rep John Dingell, D-Mich., was recuperating in a Detroit hospital Thursday after undergoing a procedure to correct a heart problem, his office said.
William Clay Ford Sr., last surviving grandson of Henry Ford, dies

William Clay Ford Sr., last surviving grandson of Henry Ford, dies

DETROIT, March 10 (UPI) -- Control of Detroit Lions should go to William Ford Sr.'s son, Bill Ford Jr., after the elder's death.
Danielle Haynes
Study: primary care physicians need to join fight against suicide

Study: primary care physicians need to join fight against suicide

DETROIT, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- A new study showed that for most people who commit suicide, their underlying mental health problems go undiagnosed.
Brooks Hays

The inequality craze

PARIS, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama, Pope Francis, the International Monetary Fund and this year's Davos meeting all agreed that rising inequality is one of the great issues of our time.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.
By United Press International

CAIR: Column promotes crass stereotypes of Muslims

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- American ideals embrace the notion of freedom of religion. A recent article shows the willingness to promote crass religious stereotypes remains a serious issue.
COREY SAYLOR, UPI Outside View Commentator

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 7, 2013.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 30, 2013.
By United Press International

Detroit doctor delivers his 8,000th baby

DETROIT, July 11 (UPI) -- A Detroit doctor said an infant he delivered this week at the city's Henry Ford Hospital was the 8,000th baby he has helped usher into the world.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 4, 2013.
By United Press International
Study: Obese men at higher risk for prostate cancer

Study: Obese men at higher risk for prostate cancer

NEW YORK, May 9 (UPI) -- Obese men are more likely to have precancerous lesions detected in benign prostate biopsies and are at a greater risk for prostate cancer, U.S. researchers say.

College student saves stranger's newborn

MACOMB TOWNSHIP, Mich., March 25 (UPI) -- A Michigan college student says he was just doing a "good deed" when he resuscitated a stranger's newborn daughter, saving her life.
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Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was a prominent American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. His introduction of the Model T automobile revolutionized transportation and American industry. As owner of the Ford Motor Company, he became one of the richest and best-known people in the world. He is credited with "Fordism": mass production of inexpensive goods coupled with high wages for workers. Ford had a global vision, with consumerism as the key to peace. His intense commitment to systematically lowering costs resulted in many technical and business innovations, including a franchise system that put dealerships throughout most of North America and in major cities on six continents. Ford left most of his vast wealth to the Ford Foundation but arranged for his family to control the company permanently.

He was known worldwide especially in the 1920s for a system of Fordism that seemed to promise modernity, high wages and cheap consumer goods, but his antisemitism in the 1920s has been a source of controversy.

Ford was born July 30, 1863, on a farm in Greenfield Township (near Detroit, Michigan). His father, William Ford (1826–1905), was born in County Cork, Ireland, of a family originally from western England, who were among migrants to Ireland as the English created plantations. His mother, Mary Litogot Ford (1839–1876), was born in Michigan; she was the youngest child of Belgian immigrants; her parents died when Mary was a child and she was adopted by neighbors, the O'Herns. Henry Ford's siblings include Margaret Ford (1867–1938); Jane Ford (c. 1868–1945); William Ford (1871–1917) and Robert Ford (1873–1934).

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