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2009-03-25 12:28:00

Data provided by nonprofit organization, Consumers' Checkbook MILWAUKEE, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- AARP The Magazine, the world's largest-circulation magazine with more than 34 million readers, today debuted a new interactive map listing the top-ranked hospitals in the U.S. by geographic area. Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center was one of two Wisconsin hospitals to achieve this recognition. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090303/CG78204LOGO-b) This list (available at...

2009-03-02 14:14:00

CHICAGO, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Addressing topical challenges regarding energy and the environment, ComEd is providing technical energy efficiency expertise to seven northern Illinois high schools in a pilot initiative designed to promote innovation-centered education and to increase student achievement in math, science and engineering. Through a public-private partnership with the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and the Illinois State Board of Education...

2009-02-04 08:49:00

AURORA, Ill., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In mid-January, the Trustees of the Northern Illinois Painting & Drywall Institute (NiPDi) elected the following individuals to serve as their 2009 Officers. They are Joe Maring, Chairman; Ken Ober, Vice Chairman and Trent Schleifer, Secretary-Treasurer. Maring is owner/operator of Karl Schoening & Sons, Inc. in Rockford. He has been with Schoening since 1960 and assumed full ownership in 1983. Maring has been an active member of...

2009-01-30 15:15:00

AURORA, Ill., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the Finishing Contractors Association of Illinois (FCAI) appointed their 2009 officers at their January board meeting. They are Rick Vandegraft, president; Bill Nielsen, first vice president and secretary-treasurer; and Trent Schleifer, second vice president. Vandegraft is president/owner of RW Vandegraft Painting & Decorating, Inc., Normal. Quite active with industry union groups, Vandegraft serves as chairman of...

2009-01-20 04:51:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Wall Street Communications today announced it has been retained to serve as the public relations agency of record for Aurora Multimedia Corporation, a leading provider of IP-based control systems, processors, and touch panels for A/V systems. Aurora Multimedia is also the exclusive supplier of Digital Extender connectivity solutions from RTcom USA. In representing Aurora Multimedia to the North American trade press, Wall Street Communications will...

2009-01-08 14:01:00

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The physicians of Northern Lake Medical Ltd., a primary care practice with clinics in three northern Illinois communities, announced today that they will be joining Aurora Health Care. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090108/AQTH553) The five internal medicine physicians serve patients through clinics in the Lake County communities of Gurnee, Lindenhurst and Fox Lake. "The Northern Lake Medical physicians have built a...

2008-12-15 12:04:00

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora Health Care announced today that the physicians of Great Lakes Radiologists, one of the largest radiology practices in southeastern Wisconsin, have chosen to join Aurora Medical Group. The 33 Great Lakes radiologists practice chiefly at Aurora hospitals and clinics. "These are outstanding physicians who every day contribute to the quality of the care we provide for Aurora patients," said Jeff Bailet, M.D., president of Aurora Medical...

2008-12-05 17:07:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora Systems Incorporated announced today the design completion of a new SVGA resolution LCOS panel designed for mobile projection applications. The new panel, designated the ASI1200 series, extends Aurora's range of single panel color field sequential products by providing a high resolution, drop-in upgrade for the current ASI1000 series 0.177" VGA panel. The ASI1200 series product is based on a 4.5 micron pixel in an 800 x 600 pixel array...

2008-11-19 18:12:44

A suburban Chicago woman has been given a $25,000 diamond and emerald ring three months after she found the jewelry and turned it in to police. Karen Wonders of Aurora said she gave the man's pinkie ring to police after discovering it in a Naperville, Ill., parking garage Aug. 5. Investigators were unable to determine its origins, the Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday. Police said no reports were filed about the missing ring and no area jewelers identified it as coming from their stores.

2008-10-15 18:00:18

Aurora Energy Resources Inc. ("Aurora" or "the Company") (TSX: AXU) is pleased to announce its 2008 exploration program at its recently acquired Baker Lake Basin property in Nunavut, Canada. "We believe the Baker Lake Basin property hosts prospects that have potential for rapid growth and resource definition," said Mr. Bruce Dumville, Aurora's President and CEO. "We are impressed with the 2007 drill results and this year we will focus on delineating mineralization at the Lucky 7 zone." The...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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