Latest Geography of Illinois Stories

2014-02-28 08:26:50

LEMONT, Ill., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CITGO Community Action Team (CCAT), employee volunteers with the CITGO Lemont Refinery, organized a winter coat and supply drive benefiting three local domestic violence shelters serving Will County. CITGO employees and contractors donated new and gently used coats, hats, gloves, personal care products, clothing and household items for women and children at Guardian Angel Home Community Services, Lamb's Fold Women's Center and Crisis...

2014-02-27 23:36:19

Court approves $2.5 Million class action settlement for City of Rockford residents who suffered flooding on August 7, 2007 from Keith Creek. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Macuga, Liddle & Dubin, P.C., an experienced environmental class action law firm, is announcing important information for Rockford flood victims. On February 13, 2014, a Winnebago County Circuit Court Judge has approved a $2,500,000 class action settlement between the City of Rockford and Rockford residents...

2014-02-27 23:32:13

Harvard Business School Club of Chicago event will focus on the promotion of Chicago as a global destination of choice, featuring Chirch Global® Sponsored Chicago KICS Cup. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 On Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. two distinguished Chicago area leaders will be discussing their experiences in planning, coordinating, and marketing the advantages of Chicago as a venue for hosting major global events. Ms. Lori Healey was the President of the Chicago...

2014-02-27 12:22:09

Dealership reaches out to neighbors NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Toyota of Naperville continues to be recognized dealerships by some of the top websites in the automotive industry for doing what comes naturally to them; treating customers with respect and understanding their needs. Providing a high level of customer service is just one element in grand scheme of things that have made Toyota of Naperville one of the most respected Toyota dealers in the area....

2014-02-26 12:27:11

MOLINE, Ill., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.51 a share on common stock, payable May 1, 2014, to stockholders of record on March 31, 2014. SOURCE Deere & Company

2014-02-21 23:01:36

DuPage family lawyer Dion Davi joins the DuPage Justinian Society of Lawyers to raise money and awareness for new Chicago area Ronald McDonald House. Wheaton, IL (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 DuPage family lawyer Dion U. Davi will take part in the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Ronald McDonald House located on the Central DuPage Hospital campus on March 18. Davi will participate on behalf of the DuPage Justinian Society of Lawyers. The DuPage Justinian Society of Lawyers has committed...

2014-02-19 23:26:17

The Elgin campus of Computer Systems Institute (CSI) will conduct two recruitment sessions for a new student leadership program on Wednesday, February 19, 2014. The program, called Elgin Elite Advocate (EEA), is designed to facilitate individual self-improvement as well as build a strong campus community. Elgin, Illinois (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The Elgin campus of Computer Systems Institute (CSI) is holding two recruitment sessions for a new student leadership program called Elgin Elite...

Agricultural Productivity Loss Due To Soil And Crop Damage From Flooding
2014-02-19 13:38:40

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences The Cache River Basin, which once drained more than 614,100 acres across six southern Illinois counties, has changed substantively since the ancient Ohio River receded. The basin contains a slow-moving, meandering river; fertile soils and productive farmlands; deep sand and gravel deposits; sloughs and uplands; and one of the most unique and diverse natural habitats in Illinois and the nation. According...

2014-02-18 23:29:38

Consumers are Encouraged to Visit BellLaw.com for a List of Charleston Restaurants Preparing Food, Cooking and Cleaning with Only Bottled Water Charleston, WV (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 As part of its ongoing initiative to empower Charleston residents still affected by January’s water contamination disaster, The Bell Law Firm, PLLC is providing a list of area restaurants using bottled water on its website, BellLaw.com. The list of restaurants was initially compiled by nonprofit...

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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'