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2014-10-01 16:24:53

Tom Sailer of Exit Real Estate Partners of Downers Grove, Illinois has been honored with a recognition by Chicago Magazine in its selection of "Top Five Star Real Estate Agents In Chicago." DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the October, 2014 issue of Chicago Magazine published by Tribune Company. Tom Sailer of Exit Real Estate Partners was selected for the following honor: "Top Five Star Real Estate Agents In...

2014-10-01 16:24:49

Celebratory Weekend Planned Nov. 19-23 for New Casino Floor, Restaurant and More METROPOLIS, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Metropolis Casino & Hotel is set to unveil a new look this November when the resort opens doors to its relocated casino floor. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141001/149796 Conveniently located adjacent to the hotel's main lobby, the modern design, single-level casino floor will feature new slots, table games and a World Series of...

2014-10-01 16:22:02

CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Illinois' electricity grid undergoes the most significant revamp in its history, the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) on Wednesday alerted customers with new digital electric meters that they can sign up for a risk-free program that rewards them with bill credits for delaying heavy power usage on certain hot summer days. CUB and other consumer advocates pushed for Commonwealth Edison to offer a Peak Time Savings program, and...

2014-10-01 12:33:17

CONVERSE, Ind., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Farmers Financial Corporation, holding company of First Farmers Bank & Trust, announced today that they have entered into Agreements and Plans of Merger to acquire 100% of the stock of three community banks in Illinois. Under the terms of the agreements, First Farmers Bank & Trust will acquire Community Bank, Hoopeston, Illinois, United Community Bank, Oakwood, Illinois, and First National Bank of Chrisman, Chrisman,...

2014-10-01 08:35:05

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone") entered into an accounts receivable securitization arrangement ("Securitization") with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and PNC Bank, N.A. on September 26, 2014. The Securitization generated proceeds of $175 million which were used to partially prepay the Company's existing term loans. Due to a lower interest rate on the Securitization, KapStone's gross annual interest expense will...

2014-10-01 08:31:16

WINFIELD, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andrew J. Fishman, MD, an otologist and neurotologist at Central DuPage Hospital, has been named the inaugural Douglas L. Johnson Endowed Chair in Neuroscience at Cadence Health, now part of Northwestern Medicine. The endowed chair honors the late Douglas Johnson, MD, a twenty-one year veteran of Central DuPage Hospital and a true pioneer in neurosurgical services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149453 "For...

2014-10-01 08:27:29

-TV spots from men's grooming leader forgo supermodel fantasies to celebrate real guys living their dreams - STERLING, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It goes without saying that advertising does not always depict reality. If it did, guys everywhere would be surrounded by supermodels on a nightly basis. In an effort to be more relatable, men's grooming leader Wahl is launching new documentary-style ads that capture real guys doing extraordinary things. The effort is a continuation...

2014-09-30 23:11:35

New Cardio Machines Feature Intuitive Design Updates and Natural Body Movements to Enhance Total-body Workouts Rosemont, Ill. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 In-home exercisers hold their cardio machines to high standards – they look to invest in high-quality fitness equipment that combines best-in-class technology and comfortable, natural movements for effective total-body workouts. Life Fitness, a company recognized for providing quality fitness equipment to health clubs and homes around...

2014-09-30 23:04:08

RE/MAX has released the results of its sixth annual Metra Communities Study, and it paints a bright picture of how the suburban Chicago housing market has rebounded from the 2007-2009 recession. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 RE/MAX has released the results of its sixth annual Metra Communities Study, and it paints a bright picture of how the suburban Chicago housing market has rebounded from the 2007-2009 recession. Towns with Metra train service have experienced an 85 percent...

2014-09-30 16:27:57

Hospital Awarded Accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) ZION, Ill., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA(®)) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) has been recognized by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center for demonstrating compliance with the FACT-JACIE International Standards for Cellular Therapy Product...


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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.