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2014-08-12 08:40:56

CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retale (www.retale.com), the leading location-based shopping platform aggregating weekly circulars from over 110 top line retailers for mobile and digital devices, today announced that veteran media executive and online retail sales strategist Nels Stromborg has been appointed executive vice president of sales in North America. Mr. Stromborg, a digital executive with more than 20 years experience developing innovative online media sales...

2014-08-12 08:26:31

CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Private equity investor Richard Koch doesn't have much to say about the latest economic reports. His pared-down approach to investing - explained in depth in The Star Principle - has enabled him to achieve a net worth in excess of $250 million and growing. At an upcoming financial liberation seminar co-hosted with marketing consultant Perry Marshall, he'll be sharing sage advice and hard-won insights that have served him well in all kinds of...

2014-08-12 08:26:20

CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathers' rights attorney and advocate Jeffery M. Leving will host Chicago Matrimonial Attorney Danielle R. Crumb, an ardent advocate, on the August 12 live broadcast of Chicago Counterpoint TV at 7:30 p.m. (CST). This week's show will focus on the winning legal strategies Crumb recently employed when she litigated a significant parental alienation case and reunited a desperate father with his three children who had been kicked to the curb. The...

2014-08-12 08:21:26

Continental Mitsubishi receives latest seven-seat sport utility models COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Earning top grades from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in 2013 and 2014, Mitsubishi Outlander remains the industry-tested option for a trustworthy and dependable sport utility experience in northeastern Illinois and beyond. With new models available now at Continental Mitsubishi, Outlander renews its campaign to provide a safe and satisfying...

2014-08-11 12:32:20

CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellspring, the leader in enterprise software to manage research and innovation, is pleased to announce the addition of Joe Granda as the Executive Vice President of Marketing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135079 Mr. Granda comes from SAP, with more than 20 years of experience in computer and software marketing. Mr. Granda was Senior Director of Product Marketing responsible for mobile applications as well as marketing...

2014-08-11 12:27:28

Seeking new technology to reduce cardiovascular disease and stroke CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2014 The American Heart Association today announced the launch of its first Chicago Open Innovation Challenge, a crowdsourced, crowdfunded and judged competition to uncover new innovative tools to prevent or manage heart disease and stroke. The top three finalists will receive grants from the American Heart Association totaling $25,000 and a chance to present at the Heart Innovation Forum in Chicago...

2014-08-11 12:24:45

The Companies Renew All Existing Affiliation Agreements for Stations Nationwide CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation and Tribune Broadcasting today announced a comprehensive, long-term agreement that renews their existing affiliation agreements and gives the nation's #1 network a new home in the Indianapolis market on Tribune Broadcasting's WTTV. Under terms of the agreement, the CBS affiliate in the Indianapolis area will move from LIN Media's...

2014-08-11 08:27:47

Dr. Bryan Jacobs Offers Latest Treatments for Replacing and Restoring Missing Teeth CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prosthodontist Bryan Jacobs, DMD, MS, has joined the Dental Professionals team, offering a full range of advanced services to replace and restore missing teeth. As part of the Chicago area's leading dental practice, he brings the highest standards of care to treat complex dental and facial problems. Dr. Jacobs' specialties include comprehensive tooth...

2014-08-11 08:26:35

Exclusive Large Group Event Space at Soldier Field's New Kapow Events Terrace CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago-based Kapow Events today announced an official partnership with the Chicago Bears where the corporate events company will transform a space on the north end of Soldier Field for companies to host large corporate gatherings. Referred to as the Kapow Events Terrace, the new space will accommodate up to 150 guests, the largest private event space in Soldier Field...

2014-08-08 20:21:46

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Driehaus Museum offers fascinating lectures, concerts, tours, and more! The lineup for September 2014 follows: Book Club: I am Madame X, by Gioia Diliberto (September 6) The Driehaus Museum presents the first selection in our Fall Book Club. In this remarkable novel, author Gioia Diliberto tells the story of American beauty Virginie Gautreau, the subject of John Singer Sargent's famous 1884 painting, Portrait of Madame X. Immerse...


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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