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2014-10-09 16:28:42

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") will release its 2014 third quarter earnings on Wednesday, October 29, after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET (10:00 a.m. CT) to review the results for the quarter. All interested parties are invited to listen and may do so by either accessing a simultaneous broadcast webcast on...

2014-10-09 16:22:11

Breadfruit Trees Are Sustainable Food Source in Haiti and Jamaica NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trees That Feed Foundation (TTFF), www.treesthatfeed.org, announced today that in just five years 50,000 food-bearing trees donated by the organization have been planted in Caribbean nations to help combat hunger and develop a sustainable food source. The 50,000th tree donated by TTFF is a breadfruit tree planted by students as part of a school garden project in St....

2014-10-09 12:27:45

Proceeds Support Breast Cancer Research and Education CHICAGO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Lottery today introduced the 11(th) edition of its breast cancer awareness instant lottery game, Carolyn Adams Ticket for the Cure, at the headquarters of Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force, a recent grant recipient of Ticket for the Cure funding. This was the first lottery game of its kind in the nation, and remains the only lottery game in the U.S. benefitting breast...

2014-10-08 23:07:00

Team DRW Trading Narrowly Defeats Vibes Media in the Finals Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 T4Youth, Chicago’s only table tennis tournament for technology companies, announced today they have successfully donated $50,000 to the Chicago Tech Academy (ChiTech), including a $25,000 match from the Creating IT Futures Foundation. ChiTech is a four-year contract school dedicated to integrating technology into the high school curriculum for students in underserved neighborhoods. Last...

2014-10-08 23:06:57

Registration Necessary for Limited Seating at Local Seminar Venues Riverwoods, Illinois (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Late enrollment penalties, donut holes, calendar year maximums, catastrophic coverage – oh my. Medicare sure sounds frightening, but don’t fret. With a little knowledge you’ll find it’s not nearly as scary as you may think. Senior Services of Illinois, Inc., an Independent, Authorized Senior General Agent for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois is gearing up for...

2014-10-08 16:26:46

CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvaMed's Emerging Growth Company Council (EGCC) announced Monday that Cell Habitats has been awarded the Virginia Shimer Rybski Memorial Award, which recognizes the potential of a promising entrepreneur or entrepreneurial company. The award was announced at AdvaMed 2014, the leading MedTech Conference in North America. Competing companies presented to AdvaMed attendees and a panel of judges who selected Cell Habitats during the conference's...

2014-10-08 16:21:54

Federal Signal citywide Automatic License Plate Recognition solution protects citizens UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Signal Corporation's Global Solutions Division, a leader in safety and security solutions, has been selected by the Sugar Land City Council in Texas to provide and implement a customized citywide Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) solution. The ALPR system facilitates the identification, arrest, and conviction of criminals in...

2014-10-08 12:29:12

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cenpatico and IlliniCare Health are excited to help ignite the conversation about mental illness by introducing the Stamp Out Stigma campaign at Limelight 2014. Limelight 2014 is hosted by Thresholds and the Brandon Marshall Foundation and takes place on Friday, October 10(th )at Morgan Manufacturing in Chicago, IL. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111213/DA22341LOGO Limelight is an event dedicated to promoting awareness and ending...

2014-10-08 12:26:50

Groundbreaking Research Tool Ensures Correct Answers for Every Internet Search RIVERWOODS, Ill., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer, CCH today announced the release of CCH® IntelliConnect Browser Search, the newest enhancement for users of the award-winning IntelliConnect® research platform. This powerful, new feature streamlines popular Internet search engines with the premier tax and accounting content available on IntelliConnect, providing simpler and faster access to the...

2014-10-08 08:32:02

ST. CHARLES, Ill., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holidays, Storacell (www.storacell.net) has announced five new styles of its ingenious battery storage caddies. The company continues working hard to be the leader in simple, convenient battery storage and organization. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141008/150957 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141008/150958 Storacell solves the all-too-familiar problem of loose batteries rolling around in drawers....


Latest Illinois Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 08:19:21

Symbol: TRAUI Group: Dicot Family: Caprifoliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   TRIL Triosteum illinoense (Wiegand) Rydb.   TRPEI Triosteum perfoliatum L. var. illinoense Wiegand Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, IL, IN, KS, KY, MO, NE, OK, PA, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

2012-06-15 02:54:34

Symbol: OXIL Group: Dicot Family: Oxalidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL, IN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 05:47:03

Symbol: LERA Group: Dicot Family: Cistaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:DC, DE, GA, IN, KY, LA, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2012-06-18 04:10:53

Symbol: CYGR11 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL, LA, MO, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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