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2014-10-23 16:22:46

COLLINSVILLE, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Illinois customers can expect another year with natural gas prices lower than the national average during the upcoming 2014-15 heating season. "We are fully prepared for the winter season and expect stable prices for Ameren Illinois customers," said Ameren Illinois Gas Supply Director Ken Dothage. "Because of our price hedging and storage strategies along with the continued increase in natural gas production in the U.S., we...

2014-10-23 12:23:36

OAK BROOK, IL, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Primary Energy Recycling Corporation (TSX: PRI), a clean energy company that generates revenue from capturing and recycling recoverable heat and byproduct fuels from industrial processes, today announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014, after market close on Thursday, November 13, 2014. A telephone conference call hosted by management to discuss the financial results will be...

2014-10-22 23:02:19

Florock Polymer Flooring, manufactured by Crawford Laboratories, Inc., Chicago, is pleased to announce the hiring of a new Business Development Manager for the State of Texas. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Florock® Polymer Flooring, manufactured by Crawford Laboratories, Inc. of Chicago, is proud to introduce Byron Beamer, newly-hired Business Development Manager for the State of Texas. Beamer comes with over 25 years of resinous flooring sales and management experience...

2014-10-22 23:01:48

A prominent real estate brokerage in affluent Hinsdale, Ill., has joined the RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate network CHICAGO (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 A prominent real estate brokerage in affluent Hinsdale, Ill., has joined the RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate network. Now known as RE/MAX Signature Homes and located at 22 N. Lincoln St., the brokerage, formerly ERA Team Feinstein, was the most successful ERA office, not only in the Hinsdale market, but in the entire Chicago area....

2014-10-22 23:00:47

Heritage Woods of Centralia, a BMA Management senior living community, will host a pumpkin presentation on Nov. 25. The community features affordable assisted living apartments, senior living apartments, and homes for low-income adults 55 and older. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Heritage Woods of Centralia, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a presentation on the health benefits of pumpkin at 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 25. The community, which is located in...

2014-10-22 20:23:19

CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With as many as 1.8 million uninsured in Illinois, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is mobilizing its resources across the state to help people better understand insurance coverage options and the financial benefits that may be available to them under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). There's four key points about this year's open enrollment period that people need to be aware of: -- Enrollment Timeline: The enrollment...

2014-10-22 12:30:46

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) has entered into an agreement with Linden Oaks, a Naperville-based regional behavioral healthcare provider that is part of Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare, to manage NCH's behavioral health services. Under the agreement, Linden Oaks will manage NCH's behavioral health services, including adult inpatient services, adolescent behavioral health and the NCH Youth Center substance abuse residential...

2014-10-22 12:29:47

CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading researchers in emergency medicine will present more than 400 studies during ACEP14-Scientific Assembly, the annual meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians in Chicago, Ill. Sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Research Forum will be held in Room W474A of McCormick Place West Convention Center from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 27(th) and from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on...

2014-10-22 08:32:52

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hair Loss Specialists published an article about a recent study, carried out on behalf of L'Oreal Professional, which discovered that Brits who earn at least $125,000 are more likely to attribute their hair thinning to work stress than those who earn just $24,000. Published in The Telegraph, the survey of 2,000 adults found that about 75 percent of women think that stress is the main cause of their hair loss, with one third admitting to...

2014-10-22 08:32:36

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy Skin Portal published an article about a recent study that found that combining resveratrol with benzoyl peroxide could improve the acne medication's ability to fight acne-causing bacteria and create new skincare treatments. Published in the journal Dermatology and Therapy, the study discovered that the combination of resveratrol and benzoyl peroxide attacked acne bacteria in different ways. While resveratrol helped stop the...


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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