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2014-04-07 16:24:11

Runners raise funds and awareness for brain tumor patients and clinical research CHICAGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adam Crothers is a runner. He started running as a kid and eventually ran his way right into DePaul University, where he competed as a sprinter and jumper. Then about a year ago, Crothers got some news that changed his life. After trying to get relief from what was thought to be a persistent sinus infection, Crothers had a MRI and was diagnosed with a...

2014-04-07 12:36:06

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") will release its 2014 first quarter earnings on Wednesday, April 30, after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, May 1, 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...

2014-04-07 12:35:58

Thomas A. Samanic promoted to President of Elkay US and Canada and Stephen C. Rogers promoted to President of Elkay International OAK BROOK, Ill., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elkay Manufacturing announced today the promotion of long-time Elkay executives Thomas A. Samanic and Stephen C. Rogers into two newly created presidential roles. Stephen C. Rogers, who joined the company in 2004, stepped into the role of President of Elkay International on January 1, 2014. Steve joined...

2014-04-07 12:22:29

Statewide transit agencies urge Congress to pass legislation curbing practices of abusive patent trolls CHAMPAIGN, Ill., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Illinois Public Transportation Association (IPTA), along with its members, including the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD), and partners, urged Congress to pass meaningful patent reform legislation. Transit agencies across the state have been targeted multiple times by patent trolls - shell companies...

2014-04-07 04:21:58

Investment Expands Access to Nation's Most Reliable 4G LTE Network, AT&T U-verse Services; Brings Powerful Fiber-Optic Connections to More Illinois Businesses SPRINGFIELD, Ill., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has invested nearly $2.95 billion in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Illinois from 2011 through 2013, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and business customers....

2014-04-05 23:03:05

Dr. Kaz Zymantas is now offering laser gum surgery in Naperville, IL for those patients suffering with gum disease symptoms. The Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) is a type of laser gum surgery that can both treat gum disease and help prevent bone loss. Naperville, IL (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 Dr. Zymantas treats patients suffering with gum disease symptoms with laser gum surgery in the Naperville, IL area. Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure, or LANAP, utilizes an FDA...

2014-04-04 23:27:16

Manufacturing Firms from Across the State of Illinois Scheduled to Attend Peoria, Illinois (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The first annual Manufacturing Matchmaking event is quickly approaching, and more than sixty manufacturing attendees are expected to participate. Hosted by the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) and Busey, the April 9 event will give manufacturers the opportunity to network with potential customers and suppliers for their manufacturing process. Originally...

2014-04-04 16:21:06

CLEVELAND, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., (Nasdaq: LECO) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2014 results on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, prior to market open. An investor conference call and webcast will take place at 9:00 a.m. (ET) later that day. The conference call will be webcast live on the Company's Investor Relations home page at http://ir.lincolnelectric.com. Listeners should go to the web site prior to the call to...

2014-04-04 16:20:12

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This is a statement about public safety from Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police Executive Director, John H. Kennedy: The Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police is concerned about the negative impact on public safety that is likely to result if Illinois Senate Bill 3411 (SB 3411) is passed. While law enforcement executives strongly agree with eliminating the imposition of arbitrary traffic ticket quotas, the bill would also...

Electronic Patches That Stick To Your Skin For Health Monitoring
2014-04-04 14:14:50

[ Watch The Video: Stick-On Electronic Patches For Health Monitoring ] University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Wearing a fitness tracker on your wrist or clipped to your belt is so 2013. Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University have demonstrated thin, soft stick-on patches that stretch and move with the skin and incorporate commercial, off-the-shelf chip-based electronics for sophisticated wireless health monitoring. The patches...


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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