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2014-07-21 23:04:58

Classes Anticipated to Begin in Fall 2015 Rockford, IL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The Greater Rockford Airport Authority (GRAA) and Rock Valley College (RVC) broke ground on the new RVC Aviation Maintenance Technology Program facility. The 40,000 square foot state-of-the-art building will be located on the Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) grounds. The facility will house the RVC educational course of study for aeronautical maintenance and repair and will allow RVC to expand and...

2014-07-21 16:27:41

BENTON, Ill., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 765 acres of southern Illinois land - most of it tillable cropland - will be offered at auction Monday, Aug. 25, with Murray Wise Associates marketing the property and managing the auction. The property will sell in 13 tracts, including one tract with a four-bedroom home. "This auction features some of the better farmland in Franklin County, and nine of the 13 tracts - including the majority of the tillable land - are...

2014-07-18 23:06:32

Lawyers representing clients in St. Louis car accident claims at The Onder Law Firm offer no-obligation case review to St. Louis drivers harmed in a Missouri or Illinois auto accident. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The attorneys handling St. Louis car accident claims at The Onder Law Firm have devoted a portion of their firm's website to Missouri and Illinois auto accident claims, especially for those who sustained an injury as a result of the car accident. The Onder Law Firm,...

2014-07-18 16:23:13

LAS VEGAS, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) a medical marijuana research and development company, is applying for licenses to grow and dispense in Illinois. The timing couldn't be better for GB Sciences because Illinois State "lawmakers have set final rules to allow medical marijuana in Illinois, opening the door for patients to apply for ID cards this fall and to start purchasing legal cannabis by next spring" as was reported in the Chicago...

2014-07-18 08:21:00

Scion of Naperville introduces 2015 models NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 2015 might not be right around the corner, but a Naperville, Ill. area auto center is gearing up for the new year by promoting new models that will be joining their inventory. Scion of Naperville has a variety of 2015 Scion models they believe will appeal to a wide range of drivers. Two Scion vehicles the auto group is excited to introduce to their lot is the2015 Scion FRS and the 2015...

2014-07-17 16:26:05

Cost containment, talent acquisition two biggest challenges cited by respondents ITASCA, Ill., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s 2(nd) annual Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey reveals that employers continue to see rising benefit costs in 2014. In excess of 1,800 U.S.-based organizations participated in the survey spanning a wide range of industries, geographic regions, and employer sizes and types. The majority of participants (61 percent) have more than...

2014-07-17 12:30:09

SCHAUMBURG, IL, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Catamaran (NASDAQ: CTRX) (TSX: CCT) announces that it will release its fiscal 2014 second quarter financial results on Friday, August 1, 2014, at 6:00 AM Eastern Time. The Company will hold a conference call at 8:30 AM Eastern Time that same day, Friday, August 1, 2014, hosted by Mark Thierer, Chairman and CEO, and Mike Shapiro, Senior Vice President and CFO. Please dial in 10-15 minutes prior to the call to secure a line. All...

2014-07-16 20:20:42

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Autohaus on Edens, a Mercedes Benz automobile dealership in Northbrook, Illinois, offers a wide variety of Mercedes Benz model vehicles. Now, they are adding the C-Class Mercedes Benz among their ranks of offered models. The 2015 C-Class Mercedes Benz is said to be the perfect marriage between luxury and performance when it comes to the popular line of Mercedes Benz vehicles. The 2015 C-Class Mercedes Benz has redefined...

2014-07-16 12:31:11

Hexaware to lead keynote, exhibit and present four sessions at upcoming PeopleSoft event ROSEMONT, Ill., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Hexaware Technologies, a leading global provider of IT, BPO and consulting services, today announced that it will be leading a keynote, presenting four other sessions and exhibiting at booth 601 to offer in-depth education related to a variety of Hexaware's PeopleSoft solutions. Hexaware will share best practices and training so customers can use the...

2014-07-16 12:28:12

If isavuconazole is approved for invasive candidiasis, QIDP status provides a five-year extension of market exclusivity. NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) designated isavuconazole as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) for the treatment of invasive candidiasis, a life-threatening, invasive fungal infection. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/84970 A product that is granted...


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
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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