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2014-10-28 23:00:56

Researchers using a combination of different imaging techniques have found structural abnormalities in the brains of people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), according to a new study published online, October 29, in the journal Radiology. The results suggest a potential role for imaging in diagnosing and treating the condition. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Researchers using a combination of different imaging techniques have found structural abnormalities in the brains of...

2014-10-28 08:28:20

Thefts Increase 5 percent Over 2012 DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a report on heavy equipment thefts in 2013. This report, co-produced with the National Equipment Register (NER), examines heavy equipment theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and profiles that data according to theft state, theft city, theft month, equipment manufacturer, equipment style...

2014-10-28 08:22:34

Alta Mere The Automotive Outfitters is meeting customer demand for safety accessories MIDLOTHIAN, Ill., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2014, Alta Mere Automotive Outfitters will be re-launching its new brand image. The aftermarket accessories specialists are reorganizing their product line-up with a larger selection of driver safety products. While many of the accessories Alta Mere customers have grown to love, such as GPS, remote start, tint, alarms and audio will still be...

2014-10-28 08:22:33

Rockford, Illinois area dealership offers high-performance Chevy models STOCKTON, Ill., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Barkau Automotive located in Stockton, Illinois and serving the Rockford, Illinois area is featuring high-performance Chevy models like the 2015 Chevy Corvette Stingray. With a full inventory of Chevy models the dealership has many family-friendly crossovers, sedans and trucks to choose from, but one of the most sought after vehicles on the lot is the new...

2014-10-28 08:21:48

2014 Chrysler Town and Country among top-rated minivans SKOKIE, Ill., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Area families looking for a comfortable vehicle to take anywhere from road trips to grocery shopping have gravitated toward the 2014 Chrysler Town and Country. The 2014 Chrysler Town and Country is available at Sherman Dodge for Skokie-area families to enjoy. This vehicle is popular among area drivers and passengers because it has an ample amount of cargo space, it has an...

2014-10-27 23:00:59

Heritage Woods of Watseka, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will offer complimentary gift wrapping on Nov. 28. The community in Iroquois County, Illinois serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Heritage Woods of Watseka, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will offer free gift wrapping from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 28. The community, which is located at 577 Martin Ave. in Watseka, Illinois, serves older...

2014-10-27 20:22:42

Expresses Continued Confidence in ACTOS DEERFIELD, Ill. and OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda") and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. today announced that Judge Rebecca Doherty reduced the punitive damage award in Terrence Allen, et al. v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., et al. (U.S. Dist. Ct., W. Dist. of Louisiana, Case No. 12-0064) from $6 billion against Takeda and $3 billion...

2014-10-27 12:24:30

CHICAGO, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Halloween just around the corner, the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) has released its list of the worst customer service horror stories, along with tips on how to avoid such nightmares. "Halloween is a spooky time of year, but CUB hears frightening stories all year round," CUB Executive Director Dave Kolata said. "As Illinois' leading utility watchdog group, we want to give consumers the information they need to navigate these dicey...

2014-10-27 12:21:52

Powersports industry's largest, longest running and most prestigious retail competition will celebrate dealer excellence at Dec. 4 awards dinner and gala during Dealer Expo in Chicago SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dealernews, the premier business information resource for North American powersports retailers, announces the winners of the 23rd Annual Top 100 Dealer Awards, the motorcycle and powersports industry's largest, longest running and most...

2014-10-26 23:00:34

On Oct. 20, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court declined appeals on a BCBSM’s $6.1 million fraud judgment for a self-insured plan. ERISAclaim.com demystifies this high court decision, as it may have just awarded billions of dollars to all self-insured plans from all hidden fees and overpayment disputes. Hanover Park, Illinois (PRWEB) October 26, 2014 On Oct. 20, 2014, the U.S. Supreme announced: “Petition DENIED”, and ultimately declined all appeals on a BCBSM’s $6.1 million fraud...


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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