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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...

2014-03-03 16:20:55

New promotions meant to save customers money NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chevrolet of Naperville is ready to start the month of March like a Lion, while other dealerships in the area are taking the Lamb approach. In order to make noise in the marketplace and record a wire-to-wire win for the month, Chevrolet of Naperville is taking advantage of all available price reductions and promotions being offered by their corporate and manufacturing Partner;...

2014-02-28 23:23:14

Stores across the Southwest to help MDA families with the sale of Make a Muscle Mobiles. Phoenix (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Albertsons supermarkets across the Southwest will team up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association this March to raise over $200,000 through the 2014 pin-up mobile campaign. Throughout the month of March, Albertsons stores throughout New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, El Paso, Texas and Durango, Colo. will participate in the in-store pin-up mobile campaign that...

2014-02-28 23:01:06

The Hub Companies announced the opening of The Moto Parts Hub located in Northbrook, Illinois. The Moto Parts Hub is retail location that will cater to Motorcycle & Powersports Riders from Chicago, Northern Illinois to Southern Wisconsin. Northbrook, IL. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Hub Companies announced the opening of The Moto Parts Hub located in Northbrook, Illinois. The Moto Parts Hub is retail location that will cater to Motorcycle & Powersports Riders from Chicago,...

2014-02-28 16:24:40

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement should be attributed to Sears Holdings: There have been rumors and reports throughout the retail industry of security incidents at various retailers, and we are actively reviewing our systems to determine if we have been a victim of a breach. We have found no information based on our review of our systems to date indicating a breach. About Sears Holdings CorporationSears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:...

2014-02-28 08:26:50

LEMONT, Ill., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CITGO Community Action Team (CCAT), employee volunteers with the CITGO Lemont Refinery, organized a winter coat and supply drive benefiting three local domestic violence shelters serving Will County. CITGO employees and contractors donated new and gently used coats, hats, gloves, personal care products, clothing and household items for women and children at Guardian Angel Home Community Services, Lamb's Fold Women's Center and Crisis...


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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