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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...

2014-04-04 23:27:16

Manufacturing Firms from Across the State of Illinois Scheduled to Attend Peoria, Illinois (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The first annual Manufacturing Matchmaking event is quickly approaching, and more than sixty manufacturing attendees are expected to participate. Hosted by the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) and Busey, the April 9 event will give manufacturers the opportunity to network with potential customers and suppliers for their manufacturing process. Originally...

2014-04-03 08:23:32

ST. LOUIS, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 500 Ameren employees across Missouri and Illinois will participate in a variety of volunteer service projects in April. Activities include gardening, community clean-ups and painting for a variety of social service organizations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140403/CG97612 The initiative is part of "Ameren Cares," which connects Ameren with the communities it serves through charitable giving and volunteering. A key focus of Ameren...

2014-04-02 23:33:17

Athletic Republic - Orland Park, IL performance sports training center under new ownership. Park City, Utah (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Athletic Republic, the industry leader in performance sports training, is proud to announce an ownership change at Athletic Republic - Orland Park. Brothers Matt and Joel Kamp, former stand-out athletes at Chicago Christian High School and Trinity Christian College, have purchased the training center located at 11545 W. 183rd Place in Orland Park, Illinois....

2014-03-31 23:34:46

Leading-edge Manufacturer of Metal Stampings and Sheet Metal Fabrications Enlists as a Main Sponsor for the Chicago KICS Cup, Slated to Take Place July 19-26th in Chicago, IL Cary, IL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Chirch Global Manufacturing, LLC announced its official support for KICS Cup, an i nternational youth soccer tournament happening this July in Chicago, IL. The sponsorship marks an exciting start to 2014 – a year in which the company plans to continue its longstanding dedication to...

2014-03-31 16:26:44

LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, will host a conference call to discuss its first-quarter 2014 results on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 8 a.m. Central time. The company will release its first-quarter results earlier that morning, before the U.S. stock market open and the conference call. A live webcast of the conference call and related material will be available...

2014-03-21 23:24:07

Dr. Rob Kelch of Alignlife North Peoria wlll be raising money to be donated to St. Jude Kickapoo/Brimfield Peoria Run. Peoria, Illinois (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 St. Jude Runs have become one of the foremost charity running events in the nation. The first auxiliary run was added in 1984 and has grown to 33 cities. Runners raise funds and in return, run relay-style from their respective cities to the St. Jude Midwest Affiliate in Peoria, Illinois, where they meet up with Memphis runners and...

2014-03-20 12:22:21

CHICAGO, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Metropolis Strategies, which was founded 15 years ago by The Commercial Club of Chicago to enhance the economic vibrancy of the Chicago region, will conclude its operations on May 31. This is in accord with the Club's intent that Metropolis would have a limited life rather than be a permanent organization. In accordance with its long standing practice of transferring successful programs to other organizations, Metropolis's work will...

2014-03-17 12:25:53

Chicago magazine examines the top 24 areas to consider when shopping for a new home CHICAGO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With home values in Chicago finally taking a turn for the positive, Chicago magazine editors pored through information galore to compile a list of The Best Places to Live in and around Chicago, with a focus on families with kids. The list, featured in the April issue of Chicago magazine, includes 12 city neighborhoods and 12 suburbs that boast low crime rates and great...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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