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The Detroit Lions say Canadian rock band Nickelback will play at halftime of their Thanksgiving Day game against the Green Bay Packers.
Microscopic cells are helping to save weight, and ultimately fuel in future Ford vehicles, starting with the instrument panel of the all-new Escape. It is the first time the MuCell process has been used in an instrument panel, the largest automotive component molded using the process.
Last weekend, I was given a hint as to how an erroneous idea is born and how it takes on a life of its own. I was at Yale University, as a guest of "The William F. Buckley Jr. Program at Yale." It is run by a group of extremely winning young Yale students who are all admirably conservative. Bill would approve. They all carried themselves like young ladies and young gentlemen. They were confident of their ideas and amused. One of their goals is to keep the name of William F. Buckley Jr. alive and a thorn in the side of Yale's smug liberal establishment.
Oil company BP has agreed to pay Texas $50 million for air pollution violations at a Gulf Coast refinery where a 2005 explosion killed 15 workers, the state's attorney general announced Thursday.
A picture paints a thousand words, but in the case of a foot-high stack of government regulations, it's not a pretty picture. And it's more like several-hundred-thousand words with the number of government regulations increasing tenfold under the current administration. The reality of government regulations run amok was brought home to me when one of my constituents, a local business leader, brought in a stack of new federal rules with which his company needed to be in compliance within a matter of weeks. So, instead of hiring a number of new employees on the plant floor and growing his business, this business leader had to turn the time and attention of his top-management team to interpreting and complying with these new regulations.
The new Ford Explorer will come with a cup of coffee for customers who opt for an innovative new Lane Keeping System that can warn drivers if it detects they are getting too tired to drive.
Ford may need to make quality Job 1 again.
The Bush Doctrine, articulated by George W. Bush after terrorists killed almost 3,000 people in the Sept. 11 attacks, was simple: "We will pursue nations that provide aid or safe haven to terrorism. Every nation, in every region, now has a decision to make: Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists," he said on Sept. 20, 2001.
Ford has released its latest free SYNC software update, G1 V3.2.2, to give more SYNC users the ability to have text messages read aloud to them while driving.