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2014-03-20 12:22:21

CHICAGO, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Metropolis Strategies, which was founded 15 years ago by The Commercial Club of Chicago to enhance the economic vibrancy of the Chicago region, will conclude its operations on May 31. This is in accord with the Club's intent that Metropolis would have a limited life rather than be a permanent organization. In accordance with its long standing practice of transferring successful programs to other organizations, Metropolis's work will...

2014-03-14 23:23:27

RE/MAX Suburban, which has real estate brokerage offices in the Chicago suburbs of Arlington Heights, Glen Ellyn, Libertyville, Mt. Prospect, Schaumburg and Wheaton, recently earned several honors for its 2013 achievements. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 RE/MAX Suburban, which has real estate brokerage offices in the Chicago suburbs of Arlington Heights, Glen Ellyn, Libertyville, Mt. Prospect, Schaumburg and Wheaton, recently earned several honors for its 2013 achievements. It...

2014-03-13 20:23:56

The two health systems announce intent to explore a formal affiliation CHICAGO and WINFIELD, Ill., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cadence Health® and Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) announced today that they have signed a Letter of Intent to enter a period of exclusive discussions to form an integrated academic healthcare delivery system. Cadence Health is corporate parent to Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital, and NMHC is parent to Northwestern Memorial Hospital...

2014-03-13 16:30:10

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today announced that Robert D. Mills has joined the Company as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, succeeding James Callison. Last year, Mr. Callison communicated his plans to retire and the Company developed a plan that included the search for his successor and a transition period. As part of this plan, Mr....

2014-03-13 12:23:50

Oak Brook Hills Resort - Chicago Announces Pet Friendly Accommodations CHICAGO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oak Brook Hills Resort-Chicago, announced new pet friendly accommodations at its resort that will make pet owners and their companions jump for joy. Now, the entire family can enjoy all of the exciting experiences awaiting them at this top notch Chicago area resort. Located just minutes away from many of the country's leading corporate headquarters and world class...

2014-03-12 08:21:15

World's's largest carrier accused of using sham sales office to avoid paying millions in taxes owed to Chicago-area municipalities and public transit agencies CHICAGO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Regional Transportation Authority ("RTA") on Tuesday filed suit against American Airlines ("American") to force the company and its affiliated fuel subsidiary to comply with Illinois law and stop diverting millions in sales-tax revenues owed to local governments and transit agencies...

2014-03-07 23:26:48

TicketProcess.com is now offering a large and affordable inventory of Rod Stewart tickets available to his mid-summer show in Rosemont, Illinois. (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Stewart is a living legend of rock 'n roll who has literally seen and done it all throughout the course of an incredibly impressive 50+ years as a professional musician. From playing in tiny London clubs to performing in the biggest stadiums in the world, Stewart has evolved into one of the most popular live performers...

2014-03-06 12:20:38

Hundreds Gather for Grand Opening of New Midwest Flagship Campus in Lisle, Ill. LISLE, Ill., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 250 local business, civic, educational, elected officials and industry executives celebrated the grand opening of Universal Technical Institute's (NYSE: UTI) new, state-of-the-industry campus in Lisle during a festive evening ceremony, which included tours of the 187,000-square-foot facility. UTI is the nation's leading provider of post-secondary education...

2014-03-04 12:28:48

DENVER, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Argonne Laboratory receives 2013 Edington 'Great Beginnings' Award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131126/LA24175LOGO The Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory was recognized by Edington Associates LLC and CBIZ Employee Services as a 2013 Edington 'Great Beginnings' award recipient. Argonne Laboratory utilizes Axion Health's ReadySet (TM )Wellness module to help implement and manage their organizational wellness program....

2014-03-04 12:27:49

CHICAGO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- R.J. O'Brien & Associates (RJO), the oldest and largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firm in the United States, announced that the company was named "Best FCM - Client Service" at the CTA Intelligence U.S. Services Awards 2014 ceremony late last week. The inaugural awards issued by CTA Intelligence Magazine recognized those who have provided outstanding support and services to the North American managed futures industry over the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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