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2014-04-07 12:22:29

Statewide transit agencies urge Congress to pass legislation curbing practices of abusive patent trolls CHAMPAIGN, Ill., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Illinois Public Transportation Association (IPTA), along with its members, including the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD), and partners, urged Congress to pass meaningful patent reform legislation. Transit agencies across the state have been targeted multiple times by patent trolls - shell companies...

2014-02-12 20:21:36

The excellent health-related television program will air on FOX WRSP-TV/WCCU-TV during the month of February. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The producers of Health Briefs TV are pleased to announce February air dates for the Champaign-Springfield-Decatur, Illinois area. Springfield, the capital city, has an economy strong in government jobs and also in healthcare. Nearby Decatur is home of industrial machinery manufacturer Caterpillar. Champaign earns its...

2014-02-11 12:24:56

Journalism prize to be presented tomorrow by the University of Illinois; Ebertfest kicking off April 23 with screening of documentary "Life Itself" CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Illinois is honoring Roger Ebert posthumously Tuesday night with the prestigious Illinois Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism. Ebert's wife, Chaz, will accept the award, to be presented at the University Club in Chicago, following a dinner and reception. Ebert, one of the...

2013-11-18 23:23:01

G4S Technology, a pioneer in the design and construction of high performance broadband networks and reliable electronic security systems for over 25 years, has completed a fiber to the home project that will greatly enhance the quality of living for over 200 customers in Champaign/Urbana, Illinois. Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 G4S Technology, a pioneer in the design and construction of high performance broadband networks and reliable electronic security systems for over 25...

2013-11-08 23:04:30

The award-winning show will be broadcast in Champaign, Springfield and Decatur on FOX WCCU-TV & WRSP-TV throughout the month. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Viewpoints Industry TV will air in Champaign, Springfield and Decatur, Illinois during the month of November. Champaign is considered to be the hub for the Silicon Prairie region which is home to a few Fortune 500 companies like Yahoo!, Sony, State Farm and IBM, among others. Springfield, the state capital, is rich in...

2013-09-29 23:00:12

Bridle Brook of Mahomet, a BMA assisted living and memory care community in Champaign County, Illinois, will be the host site for arterial and venous screenings on Oct. 10. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 Bridle Brook of Mahomet, a BMA assisted living and memory care community, will partner with Bella Medical Center and Genesis Rehab to provide free arterial and venous screenings on Oct. 10. The community is located at 1505 Patton Dr. in Mahomet, Illinois. Scott Brannan and...

2013-09-01 23:00:13

Prairie Winds of Urbana, a BMA affordable assisted living community in Champaign County, is hosting the 1950s-themed event on Sept. 15. The community serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) September 01, 2013 Prairie Winds of Urbana, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a Fabulous Fifties Fall Festival from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 15. The community, which is located at 1905 S. Prairie Winds Dr. in Urbana, Illinois, serves...

2013-08-20 23:00:27

Prairie Winds of Urbana, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will serve tea and crumpets on Aug. 28. The community in Champaign County, Illinois serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Prairie Winds of Urbana – a BMA affordable assisted living community – will host a High Tea from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 28. The event, which is open to the public, will be held at the Center for Healthy Aging, 410 E. University...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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