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2014-06-26 23:08:49

Techweek Chicago’s annual expo and conference to begin on Thursday, June 26. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Techweek, the nation’s leading technology conference and festival showcasing, celebrating and enabling emerging innovation ecosystems, today kicks off its expo and conference at 12pm. The 4th Annual Techweek Chicago presented by Microsoft will continue through June 29. Techweek Chicago is the largest technology conference in the Midwest, dedicated to bringing together...

2014-06-25 23:12:52

Land Rover Hinsdale is proud to announce their “Hole-in-One” sponsorship of this year’s Ronald McDonald House Charities Golf Classic to take place Wednesday July 16th at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club in Lemont, IL from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Hinsdale, IL (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Land Rover Hinsdale is proud to announce their “Hole-in-One” sponsorship of this year’s Ronald McDonald House Charities Golf Classic to take place Wednesday July 16th at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club in...

2014-06-25 12:23:08

CHICAGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expecting questions about the new electricity deal negotiated by the City of Chicago and Integrys Energy Services, the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and the City on Wednesday released a free calculator to help 700,000 households better understand their rates under the municipal aggregation program. The CUB-City calculator, at www.ChicagoPowerCalculator.com, is designed to help Windy City residents decide whether to stay with Integrys or switch...

2014-06-19 23:02:12

Techweek Chicago to Kick Off on June 23 with Stellar Lineup of Events, Summits, Speakers and more Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Techweek, the nation’s leading technology conference and festival showcasing, celebrating and enabling emerging innovation ecosystems, will host its 4th Annual Techweek Chicago presented by Microsoft on June 23-29. Techweek Chicago is the largest technology conference in the Midwest, dedicated to bringing together entrepreneurs, visionaries, influencers and...

2014-06-16 16:23:08

CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The July issue of Chicago magazine features a dozen pages of everything Chicagoans need to know, hear, and see during the city's most exciting music season, including critics' picks of the best shows in every genre. The Ultimate Summer Music Guide showcases hometown gospel great (and cover subject) Mavis Staples, includes a busy person's guide to Pitchfork and Lollapolooza, highlights the faces of Chicago's exploding rap scene, and offers much more....

2014-06-15 23:00:08

Cher’s 2014 North American tour is touching down in the majority of states in the United States, and fans in Illinois area are anxious anticipating an October 22 concert at the iWireless Center in Moline. Find tickets now at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 Cher has been putting on captivating performances for decades – since the days of her performing with her former late husband Sonny Bono. Much has changed in the past few decades, but she has kept her zest for entertaining...

2014-06-12 23:03:54

Power Tower Inc., a Chicago-based tech company specializing in the manufacturing and distribution of mobile device charging kiosks, is partnering with the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) to provide festival attendees with free access to charging stations at the 2014 Chicago Blues Festival. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Power Tower, Inc. is proud to participate in this year’s Chicago Blues Festival, located in Grant Park, 337 E Randolph...

2014-06-09 23:02:04

Over $57,000 was distributed to students with disabilities who demonstrated academic excellence, community involvement and perseverance. These scholars are attending colleges and universities across the country, including Purdue University, Indiana University, the University of Alabama, St. Louis University, North Central College, Valparaiso University and Hope College. Wheaton, Illinois (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 This year, the Marianjoy Scholarship Program awarded more than $57,000 in...

2014-06-06 23:01:18

Peoria community leaders celebrate Silverado opening at an event featuring a ribbon-cutting ceremony, community tours, live music, food and refreshments. Peoria, AZ (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Silverado Memory Care Community in Peoria, Arizona celebrated its grand opening on June 5 with a ribbon-cutting moment that included Peoria Vice Mayor Ron Ames and the Peoria Chamber of Commerce, as well as the community’s first residents and their families. The Silverado team – including 24-hour...

2014-06-06 04:20:16

Three-fourths of Illinoisans planning summer travel trip even as gas prices approach $4.00 AURORA, Ill., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority of Illinois residents (75 percent) plan to kick start the summer travel season by taking at least one leisure trip of 50 miles or more requiring overnight accommodations during the next three months. Gasoline prices in Illinois are on average $3.91 with no relief expected soon, yet pump prices are not expected to have a negative effect on...


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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