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2014-04-23 16:22:07

NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brandon Marshall Foundation, Starved Rock Harley-Davidson and Linden Oaks at Edward are teaming up in an effort to increase awareness of mental illness and raise funds for mental health treatment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77803 The organizations are presenting the Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness Ride on Saturday, May 31. The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the Linden Oaks Outpatient Center, 1335 N. Mill...

2014-04-23 04:22:45

Aurora-Slough LD4 in 35.39 ms and Aurora-Frankfurt in 37.79 ms; more UK colos to follow OAKLAND, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quincy Data, LLC announced that its Quincy Extreme Data service is distributing Aurora-sourced data to London's Slough-LD4 data center in 35.39 milliseconds (ms) and to Frankfurt's-FR2 data center in 37.79 ms. Both routes offer the lowest known latency for any commercially available service and will receive substantial upgrades over the next several...

2014-04-21 23:00:16

Chicago is known for its iconic hot dogs, and when you combine that idea with iconic images of the city itself, it makes for a wonderful art exhibition. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The State Street Gallery at Robert Morris University is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition of oil paintings by Bruce Cascia and Nick Paciorek. The exhibit will be open to the public through June 26, 2014. A reception will be held on April 25, 2014, 5-8 pm. Bruce Cascia will be present....

2014-04-21 12:21:37

Clinic is part of driver safety initiative NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The life of a teenager is filled with so many milestones. The one that is, arguably, most coveted is getting a driver's license. Few other events in a teen's life carry the joy of being given expanded freedoms while also being handed the weight of the responsibility that goes with all of it. Several studies focused on teen driving behaviors have shown that the first 12-18 months a new...

2014-04-15 16:25:56

CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The May issue of Chicago magazine features the annual listing of the city's Best New Restaurants, showcasing 17 dining establishments reviewed and recommended by Chicago's dining critics. After hundreds of meals at the most promising new restaurants spanning the entire six-county Chicago metro area, Chicago's critics have narrowed it down to the standouts - only three of which have tablecloths. On newsstands Thursday, the issue also highlights five...

2014-04-14 12:34:11

QUINCY, Wash., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quincy Valley Medical Center (QVMC) Commissioners are considering seeking a multiyear Maintenance & Operations Levy in 2014 to help resolve the Hospital's budget issues, but have decided not to ask voters for a levy "Lid Lift." QVMC Administrator Mehdi Merred said the Hospital District is considering other options (than a Lid Lift) after meeting with Grant County Assessor Laure Grammer, who indicated that a Lid Lift might be a less effective...

2014-04-14 12:24:18

NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), a major manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in a broad range of industries, will issue its first quarter earnings report on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET (7:00 a.m. CT), prior to the open of the market. The Company will hold its first quarter earnings conference call to review the financial and operational performance highlights on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at...

2014-04-10 08:21:38

Bill Jacobs Mazda welcomes spring with warm-weather festivities JOLIET, Ill., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After a long winter best characterized by the infamous Polar Vortex, midwestern portions of the U.S. are basking in warmer weather this spring. Case in point, Chicagoland car dealership Bill Jacobs Mazda is hosting a special Spring Baseball Event with a few surprises Saturday April 12, 2014 from noon to 5 p.m. (Photo:...

2014-04-08 12:22:46

CHICAGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John C. Robak, president and chief operating officer of Greeley and Hansen, a global civil and environmental engineering, architectural, and management consulting firm, joins other leading Chicago executives to serve as one of Chicago United's newest board members. Chicago United is an advocacy organization that promotes multiracial leadership in business and parity in economic opportunity....

2014-04-07 12:22:29

Statewide transit agencies urge Congress to pass legislation curbing practices of abusive patent trolls CHAMPAIGN, Ill., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Illinois Public Transportation Association (IPTA), along with its members, including the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD), and partners, urged Congress to pass meaningful patent reform legislation. Transit agencies across the state have been targeted multiple times by patent trolls - shell companies...