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2014-09-16 16:21:00

Online Credit Checks Streamline Financing MIDLOTHIAN, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the looming questions when considering adding a new vehicle to a household is credit approval. Chicago drivers have it easy thanks to Bill Kay Ford's online car loan application process. Simplifying and rationalizing a previously tedious and and potentially daunting task, Chicago drivers can now rest easy. Photo -...

2014-09-16 12:30:39

Advocate Health Care, University of Chicago Medicine and Walgreens receive this top recognition CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association today recognized its "Heart of Chicago" companies, sponsors who support the Association's mission at the highest level in Metro Chicago. Advocate Health Care, University of Chicago Medicine and Walgreens received this top recognition at the American Heart Association's Metro Chicago Board of Directors...

2014-09-16 12:26:36

The Internet Retailer 2015 Leading Vendors to the Top 1,000 Reveals Which Specialized E-Commerce Technology and Services Categories Are Growing the Fastest CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With online retail sales growing by 16% in Q2, according to the Commerce Department, more web merchants are heavily investing in e-commerce technology. Fully 87% of e-retailers recently surveyed by Internet Retailer say they will increase their spending on e-commerce technologies and...

2014-09-16 08:27:08

CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Koch didn't call anyone else "boss" on his path to earning $279 million. Applying scientific tools and techniques, he made the enviable leap from working for his money to watching his money work for him. Now he's presenting some of his most fruitful and hard-won insights to an exclusive audience as part of a three-day financial liberation seminar. Slated for September 28 to 30, more about this potentially life- and career-changing...

2014-09-16 08:21:06

CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) (the "Company" or "UAL") today announced that it is notifying holders of the $58,291,000 outstanding principal amount of its 6.0% Convertible Senior Notes due 2029 (the "Notes") that they have a right, pursuant to the terms of the Notes, to require the Company to purchase, on Oct. 15, 2014, all or a portion of such holders' Notes (the "Put Option") at a price equal to $1,000 per $1,000 principal...

2014-09-16 08:20:34

Test rides for the public available for the first time at HTUF Conference in Chicago September 23, 2014 FOSTER CITY, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Chicago is now home to the first and only all-electric garbage truck in North America. Designed by Motiv Power Systems, the Electric Refuse Vehicle, or ERV, was made possible using Motiv's modular, plug-and-play electric Powertrain Control System (ePCS) technology and in collaboration with Chicago's existing refuse...

2014-09-15 23:05:21

Nineteen health systems are being recognized for their evidence-based leadership development practices that will be shared with organizations throughout the country to help them prepare future leaders and achieve organizational excellence. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) has identified 19 leading “BOLD” healthcare organizations that are using evidence-based leadership development practices to achieve excellence and improve...

2014-09-15 20:22:29

Multidisciplinary engineering services and the proprietary SoundLab position Arup for future growth and continued success CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, today celebrates the tenth anniversary of its Chicago office. Located downtown in the heart of the Loop, the Chicago office was established in 2004 and now provides a wide range of engineering and consulting...

2014-09-15 16:27:03

Former Razorfish Chicago Managing Director Joins Rapidly Growing Independent Agency CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frequency540 (FQ540), an independent Chicago-based agency, announced that Bryan Van Dyke has joined as Director of Client Service. In this new role, Bryan will work with FQ540's diverse client roster--including corporations and non-profit organizations. Van Dyke will support FQ540's continuing organizational expansion by helping inform clients' strategic...

2014-09-15 16:25:34

A guide to everything you need to know, hear, and see during Chicago's most exciting cultural season CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The October issue of Chicago magazine features its largest-yet annual Fall Preview guide, highlighting art exhibits, plays, and concerts worth your money this season. Discover 16 of the best standup comedians, 14 popular plays written by women, 10 literary salons for every taste, and one not-to-be-missed art show by Shaq. Plus: 76 concerts, performances,...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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