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2015-04-13 16:24:33

DUBLIN, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n9c7p9/11th_annual_us) has announced the addition of the "11th

2014-05-21 08:26:32

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most business execs face situations where they thought someone in their employ would do something and it turns out they either forgot, ignored the

2011-05-24 07:00:00

Unique birdhouses and artwork designed by local artists to be auctioned to benefit families living with HIV/AIDS CHICAGO, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago House's 25th Anniversary Pride weekend celebration begins this year with an annual art auction and cocktail party to benefit families affected by AIDS, at Room & Board's downtown Chicago store on Thursday, June 23rd.

2009-07-01 10:30:00

New Skydeck experience takes visitors on journey through the best of Chicago and brings the city to their feet - literally CHICAGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Skydeck Chicago dares visitors to be among the first to step onto The Ledge, a series of glass bays that extend from the building's 103rd floor, when it opens to the public Thursday, July 2.

2008-10-10 12:00:18

About 40 wooden pilings caught fire in the Chicago River near the Loop Friday, cloaking the area with a heavy gray fog and disrupting rush-hour traffic. The fire broke out about 6:45 a.m, its origin unknown. There were no injuries reported, the Chicago Tribune said.

2005-08-17 19:26:58

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Palmer House Hotel, the landmark Chicago hotel where writers Mark Twain and Rudyard Kipling and U.S. presidents once spent the night, has been sold to Thor Equities, a private equity group, for $230 million, the companies said on Wednesday..

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