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2014-10-06 12:27:15

JACKSONVILLE, Ill., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Khalaf Al Habtoor Archives at Illinois College will be dedicated in Schewe Library on Monday, October 13, 2014 at 5 pm in coordination with Dr. Al Habtoor's visit to the campus. Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, who is Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group - a diversified conglomerate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - is being honored for his ongoing support of Illinois College which includes a donation to create state-of-the-art archives to...

2014-10-06 12:26:26

Platinum Home Mortgage Announces "Live for FREE in December" 2014 Halloween Costume Contest ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Just in time for Halloween and the holiday season, Platinum Home Mortgage is announcing a "Live for FREE in December" 2014 Halloween costume contest. Five lucky winners will each have their December rent or mortgage paid - up to $3,000 each - by Platinum. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141003/150247 Participants simply...

2014-10-05 12:21:04

Leading Industry Conference Examines How Innovation in Medical Technology Improves the Lives of Patients, Enhances Health Care and Boosts the Economy CHICAGO, Oct. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AdvaMed 2014: The MedTech Conference, the leading gathering of medical technology professionals in North America, opens its doors Monday at noon at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. The three-day conference is expected to attract more than 2,500 attendees from nearly 30 countries with the...

2014-10-03 16:24:45

Expresses Continued Confidence in ACTOS DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. today announced that in the case of Frances Wisniewski v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., et al., Case No.: 120702272, the jury found in favor of the plaintiff and awarded $2,050,000 in compensatory damages. Takeda is considering its options, including post-trial motions and an appeal. The trial began on September 8, 2014, in the Court of Common Pleas,...

2014-10-03 08:23:21

The search for Aaron Rodgers' wallets kicked off at Lambeau Field last night, with scavenger hunts in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois to follow GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Early in last night's Green Bay vs. Minnesota game, thousands of fans were out of their seats, not cheering for action on the field, but searching for 28 lost "wallets" belonging to star quarterback Aaron Rodgers, which were randomly hidden below their stadium seats....

2014-10-03 04:20:43

Lower demand, ample supply push prices lower AURORA, Ill., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas price averages across Illinois and Indiana continue to drop heading into the fall season. Illinois and Indiana drivers are currently paying on average $3.46 and $3.26 respectively for a gallon of regular unleaded. In September in Illinois, gas prices averaged $3.55, which was down $.01 from August 2014 and down $.10 from September 2013. In northern Indiana, gas prices averaged $3.48 in September, which...

2014-10-02 23:07:53

ITsavvy just announced, together with HP, that it earned one of six HP SDN (software-defined networking) partnerships. ADDISON, Ill. (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 ITsavvy, one of the fastest growing companies of its type in the U.S., just announced, together with HP, that it earned one of six HP SDN (software-defined networking) partnerships. ITsavvy President and CEO Mike Theriault said, “I cannot underestimate this accomplishment and how thrilled we are. We have been working hard with our...

2014-10-02 23:01:53

In August, Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt-Amrany co-founder, Julie Rotblatt-Amrany was a featured speaker at a prestigious Art and Science conference held on August 28th in Chicago. (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 In August, Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt-Amrany co-founder, Julie Rotblatt-Amrany was a featured speaker at a prestigious Art and Science conference held on August 28th in Chicago. The conference, titled Multiverse: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies, was held at the LeRoy Neiman Center, and...

2014-10-02 16:28:19

CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benedictine University's Distinguished Alumni Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in a career field or personal endeavor, was recently presented to Rich Grimley. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141002/149988 Grimley is the president and CEO of Chicago-based Rexam Beverage Can North America (BCNA), a $2 billion per year revenue sector of London-based Rexam PLC. Rexam is one of the largest beverage can manufacturers in the world...

2014-10-02 16:26:51

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hospira Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Hospira, Inc., today announced the launch of (Mission: Care)(2), the 2014 Hospira Foundation Grant Challenge. In honor of the Foundation's 10(th) Anniversary, this application-based grant program will award 10 charitable organizations with grants of $10,000 each. Additionally, in the second phase of the challenge, the 10 grant recipients will be invited to participate in a video contest -...


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
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin